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Michael E. DeBakey Institute

The Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices is a program where cardiovascular scientists, engineers, and clinicians from Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine and the UT Medical School in Houston have joined force to fight cardiovascular disease in both human and veterinary patients. Administratively housed at the college, the Institute has unique access to naturally-occurring cardiovascular disease in animals.

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Center for Translational Environmental Health Research (CTEHR)

The goal of the Center of Translational Environmental Health Research is to improve human environmental health by integrating advances in basic, biomedical and engineering research across translational boundaries from the laboratory to the clinic and to the community and back.

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National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense (FAZD)

The FAZD Center is the integrated, full spectrum center protecting America from exotic animal diseases that threaten public health and economic stability. Its specific mission is to create products that will protect against the introduction of high-consequence foreign animal and zoonotic diseases (FAZDs) into the United States, with an emphasis on prevention, surveillance, intervention and recovery

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Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center

The Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center at Texas A&M University was founded by an endowment from Mr. Richard M. Schubot in 1987, with matching funds provided by Texas A&M. The center's mission is to improve the health of wild and exotic birds by promoting research into the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of avian disease.

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Winnie Carter Wildlife Center

The Winnie Carter Wildlife Center is a research and teaching facility that offers students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the the management, handling, behavior and veterinary care of exotic and wildlife species. The predominant species at the center are hoofstock (deer, etc.) and ostriches.