NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, July 2021
Behind the scenes with the Turtle Rescue Team, a new distinguished chair honor and more from a busy month on campus.
‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus
Research led by the CVM’s Ke Cheng shows that nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster.
Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research
The American Heart Association has awarded a grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ke Cheng for research into repairing damage caused by a heart attack.
Pig Model to Help Research on Human Knee Growth, Injury Treatment
New research shows how the knees of pigs and humans compare at various stages of maturity – a finding that will advance research by this group (and others) on injury treatment in young people.
Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks
Durable synthetic cardiac stem cells provide therapeutic benefits in the lab and in animal models.
ORIED Announces Inaugural GRIP Winners
Four NC State research teams have been selected as the inaugural winners of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), a three-year, $2.3 million seed-funding initiative designed to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the Triangle.