Press Releases

Dr. Thielen examines a parrot while a veterinary technician assists and a veterinary student watches

Small Screens And Big Dreams

Since graduating in 2013, Dr. Lauren Thielen has found herself—and her work with exotic animals—as the centerpiece of Nat Geo WILD’s “Dr. T., Lone Star Vet.” Story by Margaret Preigh Dr. Lauren Thielen, a 2013 graduate of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), is no stranger to a camera. After […]

Tex Moncrief holding Lucky the pug

Lucky, Thankful

When Tex Moncrief welcomed a rescued pug into his home, he opened the doors to a friendship with an Aggie veterinarian that he would come to cherish as much as his beloved pet. Story by Jennifer Gauntt William “Tex” Moncrief has owned a lot of dogs in his 100 years, but none were as special […]

Dr. Mahsa Zarei in the lab

Growing Knowledge, Shrinking Tumors

An early interest in cancer research set Mahsa Zarei on a path to investigate treatments for rare and genetically linked conditions. Story by Justin Agan Ask most 12-year-old children what they want to be when they grow up and you are likely to get a variety of answers ranging from professional athlete to astronaut. While […]

Santana an dDr. Sarah Sampson in front of the VENI Building

Texas A&M LAH Gives Long-Term Patient Hope Using Stem Cell Therapy

Story by Megan Myers Many veterinarians and staff members at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital (LAH) recognize Santana Bening. The 24-year-old Quarter Horse has been a patient since 2015 and for several years now has been visiting every five weeks to receive specialty shoes and other treatments for injured tendons in his front feet. […]

Petco Foundation Grants: Supporting The Fight Against Cancer

Story by Dorian Martin Like most college students, Cannon Lenfield ‘20 didn’t have a lot of extra funds on hand when his 9-year-old dog, Liberty, was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2018. Yet the Texas A&M University student proved to be very resourceful in finding ways to pay for his dog’s treatment. “At that point, I […]

A white-tailed buck walks through a field of dry grass

CVM Researcher Develops Tool To Improve CWD Resistance Among White-Tailed Deer

Story by Margaret Preigh Dr. Christopher Seabury, an associate professor of genomics at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has confirmed that certain aspects of the white-tailed deer’s response to chronic wasting disease (CWD) are moderately to highly heritable, or passed from parent to offspring, and can be predicted using […]

Dr. John August

Dr. John August Named Interim Dean Of College Of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

August previously served as professor, dean of faculties, associate provost and interim dean of the School of Public Health. Story by Kelli Reynolds, Texas A&M University Office of Provost Communications Texas A&M University Provost and Executive Vice President Carol A. Fierke has announced the appointment of Dr. John August as interim dean of the College of […]

Dr. Ramesh Vemulapalli

Texas A&M CVM Celebrates Diversity With New Video Campaign

“I am CVM. You are CVM. We are CVM.” A new campaign by the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is celebrating diversity with short video testimonials by faculty, staff, and students that highlight the uniqueness of each person and their connecting factor—that they are all CVM. But what does it […]

Dean Eleanor M. Green in her office

Saying Goodbye

As Dean Eleanor M. Green prepares for her next big move, she reflects on what brought her to Texas A&M, bringing her vision for the college to life, and the things and people who have made her experience so special. Story by Jennifer Gauntt A conversation with Dean Eleanor M. Green on: What brought her […]

Dr. Keshav Karki and Dr. Alyssa Meyers

CVM Postdoctoral Researchers Receive AFS Distinguished Graduate Student Awards

Story by Megan Myers Two postdoctoral research associates at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) have been recognized with 2020 Distinguished Graduate Student Awards from the Association of Former Students (AFS). Dr. Keshav Karki, from Dr. Stephen Safe’s Molecular & Cellular Oncology Laboratory, and Dr. Alyssa Meyers, from the Sarah […]