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IMPACT ONAnimals

In Dog Years

The Dog Aging Project—a collaboration between the CVM, the University of Washington, and other colleges and organizations—is an innovative proposal to study aging in pets, to benefit their health and longevity, according to Dr. Kate Creevy, chief veterinary officer for the project and associate professor at the CVM.

IMPACT ONHumans

Engineering New Possibilities

Dr. Ashley Saunders, professor of cardiology at the CVM has teamed up with researchers at the College of Engineering to develop devices to teach veterinary students and residents how to pass catheters in order to treat cardiovascular defects, such as patent ductus arteriosus (PDA).

IMPACT ON THEEnvironment

Concentrating on Innovative Solutions

Texas A&M’s Superfund Research Center ‘mixes’ scientists from across the campus and the country for projects that aim to reduce environmental hazards and mitigate health risks in the wake of both natural and man-made disasters.