“Reversing the Irreversible”-CMI at the NCMNS Science Café

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee CMI-Functional Tissue Engineering (FTE) members, Dr. Ke Cheng and Dr. Ashley Brown, presented “Reversing the Irreversible: Repairing Heart Damage” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. They discussed novel therapies in...

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CMI Participates in Rare Disease Advisory Council Legislative Awareness Day

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Director, Dr. Jorge Piedrahita and Program Associate, Julie Nettifee represented CMI at the “Every Day is Rare Disease Day,” sponsored by N.C. Rare Disease Advisory Council and N.C. Rare Disease Coalition. This...

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Students from UNC Jaycee Burn Center: “Teen Weekend Escape” Hosted

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Members of the CMI took part in hosting approximately 24 students and counselors from the UNC Jaycee Burn Center. A program on “interactive science” was the first stop on an NC State...

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CMI One Medicine Fund Supports Pilot Grant in Canine Osteosarcoma

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Osteosarcoma is a devastating disease that annually affects thousands of people, as well as thousands of dogs. Currently, the standard method of treatment for successful management of osteosarcoma involves a wide excision...

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CVM Open House, April 1, 2016

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee CMI Members – “Do you have great research to share? “Do you enjoy talking with potential ‘budding’ scientists?” “Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others by helping...

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Our Honored Membership

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

The Comparative Medicine Institute is currently made up of over 180 full members and 65 associate members representing NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Life Science, College of Science, College of...

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Welcome New Members

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

New Full Members (since 5/16) Paula Cray, Professor, CVM – EID Zhen Gu, Assistant Professor, NCSU/UNC-CH – FTE Larry Glickman, Senior Scientist, UNC-CH – EID Barbara Kowalcyk, Adjunct Assistant Professor, CALS – EID Bruce Cairns,...

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CMI and Rare Disease Advisory Council Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Rainer Storb

September 20, 2016 | janettif

Special Seminar with Dr. Rainer Storb The Comparative Medicine Institute at NC State and the North Carolina Rare Diseases Council invite you to this special distinguished speaker seminar.  Dr. Rainer Storb is a world renowned...

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NC TraCS, ORIED, CMI, and CVM Announce a New Pilot Grant

July 6, 2016 | ldcostin

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institutes (NC TraCS), the NC State Office of Research Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED), the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI),  and  the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) announce a new...

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Fisher and Schnabel Receive NC State RISF Award with Matching Funds through CMI

May 23, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Fran Ligler BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher and NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Assistant Professor Lauren Schnabel were awarded a Research and Innovation Seed Funding grant from NC State for their project...

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