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Companion Animals May Hold the Key to Human Pain Relief

February 25, 2018 | Staff

Studying dogs and cats with osteoarthritis can have significant impact on the development of effective pain therapies for humans suffering from the same painful condition, according to a new research from the NC State College...

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Olby Receives Largest Endowed Chair in NC State History

October 8, 2017 | Staff

When Natasha Olby finished her veterinary neurology residency at NC State in 1999, she had a big decision to make — what to do next. She interviewed for several jobs, in the U.S. and in...

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Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra

September 1, 2017 | Staff

Santosh Mishra, assistant professor of neuroscience at NC State, was part of a team of NIH researchers who have discovered four previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin. Identifying these mediators may...

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When Neurons are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice

January 8, 2017 | Staff

New research from North Carolina State University shows that neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior. The work could have implications for our understanding of...

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The First Annual Faculty Research Symposium of the W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology

January 3, 2017 | Staff

It was an extremely diverse day of presentations, ranging in topics such as neuronal control of artificial limbs, to the plasticity of the reproductive potential in honey bees. The event was a huge success and another one will be planned for next year.
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Meitzen Wins National Award for Neuroscience Outreach

December 13, 2016 | Staff

John Meitzen, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State University, has been named a 2016 recipient of the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) prestigious Next Generation Award. SfN is the largest international...

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NC State Researcher Finds MARCKS Protein May Help Protect Brain Cells from Age Damage

October 5, 2016 | Staff

A common protein, when produced by specialized barrier cells in the brain, could help protect the brain from damage due to aging. This protein – MARCKS – may act as both a bouncer and a...

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