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Bickie Coffey petting her small dogs in a yard

Texas A&M SATH Clients Help Ensure Top-Notch Patient Care For Generations To Come

Bickie and Bill Coffey don’t just want the best for their own pets; they want the best for everyone’s pets. That love of animals and the human-animal bond are why some clients at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH) have found their bills mysteriously paid. […]

Ramesh Vemulapalli

Texas A&M VMBS Announces Vemulapalli As New Executive Associate Dean

Dr. Ramesh Vemulapalli has been selected as the new executive associate dean of the Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), effective Oct. 1. Vemulapalli previously served as a professor and head of the VMBS’ Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), a position he held for the past six years. In this […]

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VMBS’ Galloway-Peña Selected As Montague-Center Scholar

Dr. Jessica Galloway-Peña, an assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB) at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), has been named a 2022-23 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Scholar. The Texas A&M University Montague-CTE Scholar award is a distinguished honor in teaching excellence. Awards are given annually to […]

Two veterinary students in white coats examining small terriers while other students write notes

Texas A&M Students Bring Veterinary Medicine To Underserved Members Of Campus Community

For as long as she can remember, recent biomedical sciences graduate Emma Bender ’22 has loved animals and desired to become a veterinarian. When she discovered a passion for community service as well, she decided to dedicate her career to serving both people and animals. While volunteering at a service event for the Texas A&M […]

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VMBS Researcher Studying Ticks To Ensure Safer Future For People, Animals

Dr. Albert Mulenga, a professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), has found the research that makes him tick—ticks and tick-borne diseases. Because these parasites pose a global threat to human, animal, and environmental health, Mulenga has taken a One Health approach to his […]

Veterinary student in white coat uses a stethoscope to listen to Baxter the cat's heartbeat

Texas A&M Veterinarians Make Serendipitous Diagnosis Of Cat’s Rare Autoimmune Condition

Baxter, a 12-year-old seal point Birman cat, tends to draw eyes wherever he goes. “He is such a pretty cat,” said Baxter’s owner Erin Young. “He just prances around, looking beautiful and knowing that he’s so beautiful. He’s a joy for our family and he’s a very special cat, to say the least.” Young and […]

Four members of the Golding lab in white coats

Texas A&M Study Suggests Father’s Alcohol Consumption Has Consequences During Conception

Researchers found that the mother’s placenta is healthier if the father has limited or no alcohol consumption during conception. A father’s alcohol consumption may affect the mother’s placenta and, in turn, the unborn child, according to a new study from Texas A&M University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (VMBS). Published Aug. 11 in […]

Gunnin4Chicks competing in a reining competition

Foal Treated For Leg Fracture At Texas A&M Goes On To Become Distinguished Reining Competitor

Gunnin4Chicks boasts an enviable record in reining competitions, including winning and placing in the sport’s most prestigious events for over a decade. Yet his career performing in this very physically demanding western riding competition was nearly derailed before it ever started. As a 2-month-old foal, the quarter horse colt suffered a devastating injury—a complete, displaced […]

Lee working in the lab and Mirhosseini supervising

Texas A&M Biomedical Sciences Students Launch Research Program In McAllen

Since its inception, one of the key selling points at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen has been that students will have the same opportunities they have in College Station. This also has been true for the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) program at the Higher Education […]

person swabbing a cow's nose

VERO Researcher Studies Common Pathogen To Improve Diagnosis, Treatment Of Bovine Respiratory Disease

One of the primary research areas for the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Veterinary Research, Education, and Outreach (VERO) program is trying to solve the complex problem of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD). Though research has been ongoing for decades, BRD still accounts for more than half of all feedlot deaths […]

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