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GLOBAL HEALTH NEWS

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Blood samples

February 5, 2019 | Global Health News

RESEARCH NEWS

New Computer Program Aims to Reduce DNA Contamination in Microbial Samples

Ben Callahan and colleagues have created an open-source software package called Decontam to identify contaminants that could interfere with sequencing results.

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Promastigotes of Leishmania parasite which are found in mosquito laboratory cultures.

February 4, 2019 | Global Health News

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New Mathematical Model Could Help Control Parasitic Disease in Brazil

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.

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Dr. Thakur working with pigs

January 30, 2019 | Duke One Health News

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The Mandate for a Global ‘One Health’ Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

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. 

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Piglet

January 24, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News

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Researchers Create Algorithm to Predict PEDV Outbreaks

Researchers have developed an algorithm that could give pig farms advance notice of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreaks.

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Hannah Varnell

January 13, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

CVM Student to Receive National Veterinary Leadership Honor

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.

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Paula Cray

January 9, 2019 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Cray Named to Presidential Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance

Paula Cray is selected to serve on a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services presidential advisory committee.

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CVM Dean Lunn

November 29, 2018 | Global Health News

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Dean Lunn Launches Global Health at CVM

Dean Paul Lunn describes his vision for the new Global Health program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.

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Bacteria

November 28, 2018 | NC State News

RESEARCH NEWS

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur discusses antibiotic resistance in Salmonella, and his search for genetic similarities across different strains.

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Leptospirosis Risk Calculation

October 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

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Researchers Calculate Priority Index for Leptospirosis Risk in Brazil

Researchers from NC State University and the University of São Paulo have developed a risk-based priority index to help reduce Leptospirosis in Brazil. 

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Faculty photo

October 3, 2018 | Office of Global Engagement

RESEARCH NEWS

2018-19 Global Engagement Institute Participants Announced

The Office of Global Engagement announces the participants of the 2018-19 Global Engagement Institute. 

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Cows in rural Ethiopia

August 18, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

Tackling Health Challenges, 7,500 Miles Away

This summer, three veterinary students traveled abroad to conduct global health research projects as part of their Certificate in Global Health.

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CVM campus

July 19, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Two CVM Global Health Collaborations Receive Funding

Two global health projects led by Kelly Meiklejohn and Sid Thakur receive funding from the University Global Partnership Network. 

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Ed Breitschwerdt

July 10, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Breitschwerdt Awarded WSAVA Global One Health Award

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.

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Dr. Andy Stringer

April 22, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Stringer Receives Fellowship for Global Health Research Project

Andy Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education, receives a fellowship to combat antimicrobial resistance in Ethiopia.

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Elsa Sanabria

April 4, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students

Elsa Sanabria is the first CVM student accepted into the master’s of public health with global health emphasis program, launched this fall. 

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CVM campus

March 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Global Health Project Breaks Down Veterinary Library Borders

Kris Alpi, director of the William Rand Kenan Jr. Veterinary Medicine Library, receives a scholarship to improve the accessibility of pharmacy literature around the world.

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Dr. Sid Thakur

March 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Thakur Earns Grant for Antimicrobial Surveillance Partnerships in India

Sid Thakur and Paula Cray receive an Internationalized Seed Grant from NC State to strengthen the global fight against antimicrobial resistance. 

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Dr. Thakur working with pigs

February 21, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Making Global Health a Priority

Through seed grants from NC State’s Office of Global Engagement and WHO-AGISAR, Sid Thakur is tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

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Derek Foster and Duncan Lascelles

February 19, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Foster, Lascelles Awarded Pharmacology Research Grants

Derek Foster receives a Veterinary Pharmacology Research Grant to explore antibiotic treatments in cows with mastitis. 

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DNA double helix

October 17, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

CVM Receives Funding to Continue GenomeTrakr Program

The GenomeTrakr program at the College of Veterinary Medicine receives funding from the NIH and FDA to help its global expansion.

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