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CVMBS Oncology Service Receives Grant Renewal To Support Pets Fighting Cancer

Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles and the Oncology Service at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), have received a second grant of $75,000 from the Petco Foundation that will financially assist owners with their pets’ cancer treatments. The Pet Cancer Treatment grant, supported by […]

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Beef Cattle Expert Joins Texas A&M VERO Team in Texas Panhandle

Dr. Jenna Funk, the newest clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Education, Research, & Outreach (VERO) program, found her herd early in life. “I’ve wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as I can remember. I’ve never not wanted to be a veterinarian,” she […]

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Becoming Vet-twin-arians: Attending Veterinary School As Identical Twins

At the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), you’re unlikely to find one of the Fowler sisters without the other at her side; as identical twins, Ali and Zoe Fowler do just about everything together, including working toward their degrees in veterinary medicine. The Frisco natives decided at a young age […]

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Study On Rabbit Brain Reveals Genetic Markers Of Domestication

An international team of researchers led by Dr. Leif Andersson, a professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has found changes in gene expression patterns across the brain between wild and domestic rabbits, which likely contributed to the evolution of tameness during domestication. By demonstrating that domestic animals acquired […]

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CVMBS Professor Murphy Elected To World’s Largest Scientific Society

Dr. William Murphy, a professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), was recently named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its […]

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Texas A&M Superfund Research Center Hosts Annual Program Meeting, More Than 650 Attendees

More than 650 people from across the United States attended the 2020 Annual Meeting of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) Hazardous Substance Basic Research and Training Program (Superfund Research Program) on Dec. 14-15, during which researchers from across the country came together to showcase and discuss the latest research and accomplishments in […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Students Help Treat Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles

Two Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) veterinary students had the rare opportunity to care for endangered sea turtles found on Massachusetts beaches suffering from hypothermia and other complications. On Dec. 7, more than 120 cold-stunned turtles were found in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Because there were too many for the local […]

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Texas A&M Research Team Receives USDA Grant To Develop Innovative Wildlife Monitoring System

A research team led by the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) has been awarded a Conservation Innovation Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a new artificial intelligence-based wildlife monitoring system. The Conservation Innovation Grant program, under the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, supports the development of […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Reach Underserved Areas With New Telehealth Project

A new, collaborative telehealth project at Texas A&M University is improving access to mental health resources and veterinary medical care in underserved areas surrounding Bryan-College Station. Jeremy Kenny, Veterinary Innovation & Entrepreneurship program manager in Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS); Dr. Lori Teller, director of the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical […]

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Volition Launches Nu.Q™ Veterinary Cancer Screening Test In North America, At Texas A&M University

The easy-to-use, cost-effective tool, which will be offered through the Texas A&M GI Lab, represents a significant development in veterinary medicine. After leading in the research and development of VolitionRx Limited’s (Volition) Nu.Q™ Vet Cancer Screening Test, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) will now be offering the newly launched, […]