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Tech Entrepreneurs Pledge $2.5 Million To Dog Aging Project

The Dog Aging Project, a scientific initiative to help companion dogs and people live longer, healthier lives together, has received a $2.5 million pledge from a consortium of tech entrepreneurs. The Dog Aging Project brings together a community of dogs, owners, veterinarians, researchers, and volunteers to carry out the largest canine health study in the […]

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Texas A&M VERO Representatives Share Inspiring Research At International Conference

Researchers from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Education, Research, & Outreach (VERO) program recently shared 12 abstracts detailing their work on topics ranging from common diseases in feedlot cattle to the calf microbiome during the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. The team of four faculty members, […]

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CVMBS Faculty Members Honored During Annual Holiday Party

Four faculty members at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) were honored with awards during the college’s annual holiday party on Dec. 14. Dr. Kenita Rogers was named professor emerita and the Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University recognized three faculty members with College-Level Teaching Awards for their […]

CVMBS’ Steiner Named 2021 Regents Professor

Dr. Jörg Steiner, a University Distinguished Professor within the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS), is one of six Texas A&M University faculty members to be named a 2021 Regents Professor.  The designation, the highest honor bestowed by the Texas A&M System on faculty […]

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Petco Love Grant Supports CVMBS Program Serving Elderly Population, Their Pets

Research has indicated that companion animals are highly effective at combatting issues of loneliness, a problem that affects 1 in 5 adults and nearly half of those ages 65 and older in the United States. Because senior citizens in rural communities often face additional barriers that limit social interaction and community participation, the Texas A&M […]

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Texas A&M Superfund Center Trains Environmental Scientists, Practitioners In Disaster Research Response

Forty environmental health scientists from around the country gathered at Texas A&M University to hone the skills necessary to understand and respond to complex natural and man-made disasters during Texas A&M Superfund Research Center’s 2021 Disaster Research Training Workshop, Dec. 2-3. Twenty-one trainees represented Texas A&M entities, including the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical […]

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Purina Endowment To Support SATH Resident, Intern Veterinarians’ Wellness

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) has received a generous donation from Nestlé Purina PetCare to establish the college’s first wellness endowment within the CVMBS’ Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS) Department. The Purina Health and Wellness Endowment will distribute an annual stipend to the department’s House Officer Wellbeing Committee that […]

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Texas A&M Researcher Discovers Why Darwin’s Finches Have Different Beak Colors

Dr. Leif Andersson, a professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and Uppsala University, and researchers from Uppsala and Princeton universities have uncovered the genetic basis for the yellow beak color of some Darwin’s finch nestlings. Several species of Darwin’s finch nestlings have a beak color that is either […]

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CVMBS Professor Named 2021 Texas A&M Presidential Impact Fellow

Dr. Kate Creevy, a professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS), is one of 20 faculty members from across Texas A&M University to be selected as a 2021 Presidential Impact Fellow. The award, established in 2017, recognizes those who are leaders in […]

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Texas A&M Seeks Dogs With Cardiac Condition For Study On Heart Drug

Researchers aim to determine if rapamycin can be used to treat preclinical dilated cardiomyopathy, the second most-common acquired cardiac disease in dogs. Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the second most-common acquired cardiac disease in dogs. In its early stage, called the preclinical stage, dogs are apparently healthy to their owners, but beneath the surface, DCM causes […]

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