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July 16, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
While taking part in the Veterinary Scholars Program last summer under the mentorship of CVM Global Health Director Sid Thakur, DVM student Valerie Nelson located the resistance gene for colistin, a drug given as a last resort to treat particularly pernicious bacterial infections.
June 13, 2019 | NC State News
Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a gene that gives Salmonella resistance to antibiotics of last resort in a sample taken from a human patient in the U.S. The find is the first evidence that the gene mcr-3.1 has made its way into the U.S. from Asia.
May 29, 2019 | Global Health News
The 2019 Travel Awards from the College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program support CVM faculty as they advance their research in different fields of global health, including wildlife conservation and infectious disease.
May 16, 2019 | Global Health News
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program is partnering with the Institut Pasteur Dakar in Senegal to advance infectious disease research in West Africa.
April 26, 2019 | Global Health News
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Global Health program is awarding its first seed grant to Gustavo Machado, an assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, for a project tracking the spread of infectious disease in Brazil.
April 23, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
Four NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students are winners of a 2019 George H. Hitchings New Investigator Award in Health Research, receiving funding for projects ranging from fighting antimicrobial resistance in swine production to protecting the critically endangered American red wolf.
April 15, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has awarded its inaugural certificate in global health to fourth-year student Lizabeth Rennecker, whose work included laying the foundation for groundbreaking infectious disease research in Uganda.
April 1, 2019 | NC State News
NC STATE PODCAST
In this episode of the NC State Audio Abstract Podcast, Tracey Peake talks with Ed Breitschwerdt, infectious disease specialist, doctor of veterinary medicine and Bartonella expert about what this bacteria can do and what researchers are trying to do about it.
February 21, 2019 | Office of Global Engagement
Shivaramu Keelara Veerappa and Paula Cray receive one of six seed grants from the Office of Global Engagement to monitor antimicrobial resistance in foodborne bacteria in Brazil using a One Health approach.
February 5, 2019 | Global Health News
February 4, 2019 | Global Health News
In a new paper, Gustavo Machado describes a new approach to identifying the risk of infection by a parasite in Brazil, which could improve the country’s efforts to control a lethal disease.
January 30, 2019 | Duke One Health News
Sid Thakur talks to Duke One Health News about his editorial in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, co-authored with Gregory Gray, and the need for a global One Health effort to address antimicrobial resistance.
January 24, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
Researchers have developed an algorithm that could give pig farms advance notice of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreaks.
January 13, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
Hannah Varnell, a third-year student at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is among this year’s recipients of the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award from the Western Veterinary Conference.
January 9, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
Paula Cray is selected to serve on a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services presidential advisory committee.
November 28, 2018 | NC State News
Sid Thakur discusses antibiotic resistance in Salmonella, and his search for genetic similarities across different strains.
October 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News
Researchers from NC State University and the University of São Paulo have developed a risk-based priority index to help reduce Leptospirosis in Brazil.
October 3, 2018 | Office of Global Engagement
The Office of Global Engagement announces the participants of the 2018-19 Global Engagement Institute.
July 19, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News
July 10, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News
Ed Breitschwerdt, a worldwide leader in infectious disease research and longtime NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinician-scientist, has won the 2018 Global One Health Award from the World Small Animal Veterinary Association.
April 22, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News
Andy Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education, receives a fellowship to combat antimicrobial resistance in Ethiopia.
April 4, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News
Elsa Sanabria is the first CVM student accepted into the master’s of public health with global health emphasis program, launched this fall.