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Dr. Tal Ben-Horin and Ph.D. student Zakir Bulmer relocate oyster bags from CMAST to Core Sound as part of a study into the disease resistance of different genetic lines of oysters.

Nov 16, 2023

Our Remarkable Reach: Check out The Oath for Fall 2023

This edition of The Oath magazine highlights the myriad ways we contribute to North Carolina’s economy and strength by improving the lives of its animals and people. 

Dr. Tal Ben-Horin and PhD student Zakir Bulmer relocate a set of oyster bags from CMAST to Core Sound as part of a study into the disease resistance of different genetic lines of oysters.

Nov 14, 2023


By Katie Rice and Burgetta Eplin Wheeler In the 40 years since the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine dedicated its main facility, the college has repaid the state’s continuing investment by becoming a generator of graduates schooled in the latest cutting-edge care and a hub of transformative research into animal and translational medicine. Though the… 

Dr. Kelly Meiklejohn, a female scientist with curly hair pulled back in a ponytail, examines a vial in a lab.

Nov 7, 2023

NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears

Through genotyping, the interdisciplinary team provides the ‘bear’ necessities for officials to identify animals involved in law enforcement investigations and help manage wild black bear populations. 

A brunette female veterinarian wearing a black shirt stands in front of a flamingo enclosure at a zoo.

Oct 26, 2023

Veterinary Medicine, Done ‘Taylor’s Way’

Dr. Taylor Gregory is the first to admit she has done everything “Taylor’s way,” by forging her own path and stubbornly sticking to it, yet she is usually the last to realize when she has changed course. As the Greensboro Science Center’s vice president of animal health, Gregory is the sole veterinarian in charge of… 

Callahan is an associate professor of microbiomes and complex microbial communities, which is one of those 20 interdisciplinary clusters

Oct 5, 2023

Making Magic: How Hiring a Scientist With Expertise Outside Vet Med was Essential to Cat Gallbladder Discovery 

‘One of the key goals was to place someone like Ben in an environment where he could collaborate with clinicians. He is not in a silo somewhere else, and having the disciplines together like this creates magic.’ 

The Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium conference included hands-on labs on the NC State veterinary college campus.

Oct 4, 2023

Honey Bee Bonanza: NC State Vet Med Hosts National Consortium Conference

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine played host for the Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium’s annual conference over the weekend, welcoming more than 100 bee lovers to campus for lectures and hands-on labs. Honeybees are essential to a third of the world’s food production and have been dying off across the globe in recent years because… 

Oct 2, 2023

Good News! State Budget Includes Money for Large Animal Hospital and New Equine Veterinary Center

“We are so grateful for the support of the state of North Carolina as we move forward with this important construction project,” says Dr. Kate Meurs, dean of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Sep 21, 2023

Research Roundup NC State Veterinary Medicine, September 2023

Understanding the Nasal Structure of Gervais Beaked Whale Michael Denk, William McLellan, D. Ann Pabst, Sentiel Rommel, Tiffany Keenan, Sarah Sharp, Misty Niemeyer, Nicole Hunter, Gary Block, Nathan Nelson, Craig Harms,  Steven Thornton, Alexander Costidis, Michael Moore Beaked whales have specialized nasal structures that include the melon, a mass of fatty tissue found in the… 

A woman holding a brown-and-white speckled German shorthaired pointer puppy fitted with a nasogastric feeding tube sits between her two young sons on the floor of a veterinary hospital.

Sep 20, 2023

An Unresponsive Pup and an Unprecedented Complication: NC State Gives Hope for Hollen

A German shorthaired pointer puppy’s traumatic brain injury and surrounding symptoms didn’t fluster NC State veterinarians, who tackled every hazard head-on. 

Two women, clinical social workers, stand and talk with a sitting veterinarian in a hospital ward.

Sep 11, 2023

At NC State Veterinary Hospital, Clinical Social Workers Offer Comfort to Caregivers

One of the newest members of the NC State CVM family, Morgan Josey, joins clinical social worker Rebecca Maher in providing emotional support for animal lovers across the hospital.