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The NC State veterinary team prepares to give a red wolf a physical.

Dec 21, 2022

2022: A Look Back at the Major Impact We Had

As the days of 2022 unfurled, they revealed over and over again how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine consistently shines. The year, for starters, brought the college its first female dean, ushering in a new era and a new excitement about the future. Our translational research into pain management and gerontology garnered national headlines… 

Dr. Katie Anderson prepares to give Winston a checkup

Dec 1, 2022

November News and Updates: Record-Breaking Research Grants and Life-Saving Skills

Stay up to date on how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has been intentional in making changes to expand its research footprint and on how often we go above and beyond to treat our clients.  

Dr. Katie Anderson prepares to give Winston his first checkup since his surgery in July

Nov 22, 2022

WHEN RARE ISN’T A STRONG ENOUGH WORD

By Burgetta Eplin Wheeler When Dr. Todd Baron, a professor of medicine and gastroenterologist at UNC Hospital-Chapel Hill, arrived at the NC State Veterinary Hospital to treat an ailing cockapoo puppy, he was about to perform a life-saving procedure no one likely had ever used on a dog before. And the puppy, named Winston, had a… 

Max enjoying his best life

Nov 17, 2022

For a Critically Anemic Max, ‘This Procedure Saved His Life’

By Burgetta Eplin Wheeler Lenny and Sylvia Chin are so eager to explain how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine saved the life of their dog Max that they both get on the phone from their home in Waxhaw, North Carolina, and try to talk at once. “It was critical,” Sylvia says of the day… 

Nov 15, 2022

The Oath, Fall 2022

At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, we are life-changers. In this edition of the Oath magazine, we show you how spectacularly we often build on that foundational truth and become life-savers – both locally and globally.  For instance, Ke Cheng, the Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor in Regenerative Medicine at NC State, led a… 

Jorge Piedrahita, Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine at the CVM and director of the CMI, leads the Translational Regenerative Medicine cluster.

Nov 10, 2022

Intentionally, Strategically, Collaboratively, NC State Situated for Research to Soar

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine attracted its largest amount of research grants ever in 2021, putting the exclamation point on the more than 220 percent growth the college has experienced in grants since 2011. The dramatic increase over the past 10 years, however, is just a footnote in the story of how NC State has… 

Nov 7, 2022

Former NC State Veterinary Professor wins ACVS Foundation Legends Award

David DeYoung, a former professor of orthopedic surgery and associate dean at the NC College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the Legends Award from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation. The award is given to someone who has developed a surgical or diagnostic procedure of significant value, proven by becoming the test or… 

Dr. Natasha Olby

Nov 1, 2022

October News and Updates: Our Expertise is Showing

In the Spotlight Dogs’ risk of dementia increases by half every year Natasha Olby, clinician scientist and gerontology expert, was a source for National Geographic’s story on the risk of dementia in dogs. “The beauty of this is that we can validate hands-on observations coming in from people via questionnaires,” she says. “We are finding… 

Sep 1, 2022

August News and Updates: Seals, Sloths and Important Firsts

Status Change: Nephrology and Urology Speciality Reaches College Level Recognizing that the field of veterinary nephrology and urology has grown in complexity and vision, the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties has provisionally approved a petition to elevate the specialty to college status. NC State Professor Shelly Vaden is president-elect of the new American College of… 

Tanner Snead, Shelly Vaden and Allison Kendall consult on a recent bladder scan of a patient.

Aug 9, 2022

Status Change: Nephrology and Urology Speciality Reaches College Level

Recognizing that the field of veterinary nephrology and urology has grown in complexity and vision, the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties has provisionally approved a petition to elevate the specialty to college status. Shelly Vaden, professor of internal medicine at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is president-elect of the new American College of…