Barry Hedgespeth, BVSc, is a clinician investigator at North Carolina State University, where he recently completed a small animal internal medicine residency. He is now completing a PhD in immunology with a specific focus on mast cell biology and manipulation using splice-switching antisense oligonucleotides.
Karyn Harrell, DVM, DACVIM, is an assistant clinical professor of internal medicine at North Carolina State University. She earned her DVM from Michigan State University, completed an internship at University of Minnesota, and completed a residency in internal medicine at North Carolina State University. Dr. Harrell is also director of the internship program at North Carolina State University and oversees the radioactive iodine treatment center at the veterinary hospital.