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The National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration are awarding five years of additional funding for two national surveillance programs tracking bacterial pathogens at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.
A DELTA Grant project developed in collaboration with Assistant Professor Andy Stringer and the College of Veterinary Medicine will allow veterinary students to explore global health challenges, diverse farming practices and cultural contexts in virtual reality.
June 23, 2020 | NC State Global
Founded in 1934, the University of São Paulo is a large Brazilian public university and considered to be one of the country’s most prestigious educational institutions. With approximately 95,000 students, USP is among the largest institutions of higher education in Latin America.
June 10, 2020 | Office of Global Engagement News
The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) is seeking proposals for this year’s round of funding from its Research Collaboration Fund (RCF). The network recently adopted the UN Sustainable Development Goals as part of its new strategic framework. This cycle, the RCF places an emphasis on proposals that address the UN SDGs or address issues related to the global pandemic and its impacts.
June 10, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
Shivaramu Keelara Veerappa, research assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a Young Investigator Award in Antimicrobial Resistance from the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).
May 12, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
In mid-March, Elsa Sanabria was offered a job at the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health. A week later, she went to work testing nasal swabs for the coronavirus, samples sent by high-risk populations such as nursing care facilities or area hospitals.
May 12, 2020 | NC State News
Jonathan Fogle, associate professor of microbiology and immunology in the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses the complexities of the adaptive immune response and immunologic memory against pathogens such as the COVID-19 virus.
May 6, 2020 | Global Health News
Three members of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2020 have earned a Certificate in Global Health. Keli Gerken, Amie Pflaum and Hannah Varnell received the formal academic certificate this year, and will receive their DVM degrees on May 8.
April 15, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
Congratulations to CVM Department Head Paula Cray for receiving a 2020 Outstanding Global Engagement Award. The award encourages and recognizes outstanding accomplishment in globally engaged teaching, student support, research, extension, and/or engagement and economic development by faculty and non-faculty professionals of North Carolina State University.
April 8, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
An interview with Keli Gerken, Class of 2020, on pursuing a career in global health epidemiology, veterinary medicine’s role in global health and more.
April 3, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
A look at the past month on campus during this difficult time, when the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and NC State Veterinary Hospital remain dedicated to teaching the next generation of veterinarians and providing compassionate and comprehensive medical care.
March 24, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
The NC State Veterinary Hospital has provided two ventilators and other vital medical supplies in high demand to the UNC School of Medicine and its hospitals, part of the widening fight to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and effectively treat those infected.
March 18, 2020 | NC State News
Experts across NC State’s campus are available to speak with media about the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19 on our world.
March 17, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
Three NC State College of Veterinary Medicine professors have won this year’s seed grants from the college’s global health program. The awards support CVM faculty as they tackle major global health challenges, strengthen global partnerships and broaden the impact of global health research at the college.
March 2, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
Cristina Lanzas, associate professor of infectious disease, and Casey Theriot, assistant professor of infectious disease are among the 24 university-wide faculty members who have been named to this year’s class of NC State University Faculty Scholars.
February 19, 2020 | Veterinary Medicine News
The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Population Health and Pathobiology as a collaborating center. The new center will aid the WHO in its efforts to combat foodborne antimicrobial resistance (AMR) worldwide.
February 12, 2020 | NC State Global
Collaborative research, as well as student training projects in Ethiopia, address critical food security issues such as foodborne pathogens in dairy animals and poultry health as well as broader infectious or zoonotic diseases in equines.
November 19, 2019 | Global Health News
Mabel Aworh is a Ph.D. student at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. In September, she arrived at the CVM to learn how to implement a national antimicrobial resistance surveillance program in Nigeria’s animal health sector.
November 19, 2019 | Global Health News
Valeriia Yustyniuk is a Fulbright Scholar training with Maria Correa, CVM professor of epidemiology and public health. Together, they plan to help improve Ukraine’s food security by advancing veterinary education in epidemiology, public health and policy.
November 13, 2019 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News
In September, university leaders traveled to West Africa to promote increased international collaboration for the global health program and help expand NC State’s teaching and research around the world.
November 11, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
This year, CVM professors Anthony Blikslager and Mathew Gerard received a travel grant from the global health program to conduct groundbreaking anatomical research and innovative endoscopic explorations on the animals that continue to vanish at alarming rates.
November 8, 2019 | Global Health News
A partnership between the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and the Jordan University of Science and Technology is tackling widespread contamination of raw milk and meat by zoonotic and drug-resistant pathogens.
October 16, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News
Five new research projects from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students address some of today’s most pressing global health challenges. They also provide substantive hope for a healthier tomorrow.
October 11, 2019 | Global Health News
At the College of Veterinary Medicine, one group’s efforts to protect animals from diarrhea could help save the lives of children in developing countries.
September 12, 2019 | Global Health News
Suvendu Kumar Behera, an assistant professor and small animal practitioner from Mizoram, discusses how his training in antimicrobial resistance could protect human and animal health in India.
August 26, 2019 | NC State News
As an ongoing Salmonella outbreak continues to spread throughout the U.S., we discuss some basic steps you can take to keep you and your backyard flocks safe from bacterial infections.
August 20, 2019 | Global Health News
As bacteria worldwide continue to develop resistance to life-saving drugs, researchers from six colleges at NC State University are joining an international consortium to fight antimicrobial resistance.
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.