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Travis McDermott

Student AVMA President-Elect

COLLEGE STATION, Texas- Travis McDermott, third-year student at The College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, was elected Student AVMA President-Elect at the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention held in Philadelphia, Pa., July 24-28, 2004. McDermott will serve as SAVMA President-Elect until its March 2005 Symposium when he will be installed as the Student […]

Brazos Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

The 10th Annual English Tea benefiting members of the Brazos Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group (BVMSSG) was hosted at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University on May 15, 2004 by Dr. Jane Welsh, Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health and her scientific team. The English Tea provided a […]

Dallas County Community College District

College Station, Texas – The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) have signed an agreement to facilitate the admission and academic transfer of students from the DCCCD campuses at Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Mountain View and North Lake into the undergraduate Biomedical Science Program at Texas A&M. […]

Partners in Caring

College Station, TX, February 20, 2004- Dr. Margaret Slater, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Public Health has been awarded a “Partners in Caring” grant with The Brazos Feral Cat Allies (BFCA). They are working with the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, to provide additional veterinary medical care […]

Pat Ryan

Real-Life Pet Project: Student, Age 56, Seeking DVM Degree

COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 27, 2004 – Future veterinarian Pat Ryan looks at it this way: if she were a dog, she’d be 392 years old. The 56-year-old Ryan is in her third year of studies at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, a highly rigorous academic program for 20-somethings, much less a senior adult. […]

Dewey, the world's first deer clone was born - May 23, 2003

CVM Researchers First to Clone White-tailed Deer

COLLEGE STATION – In what is believed to be the first success of its kind, researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University have cloned a white-tailed deer. A fawn, named “Dewey,” after Duane Kraemer, one of the researchers, was born to “Sweet Pea” a surrogate mother, on May 23, 2003. The […]

Biodefense Research Partnership

Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will be a partner with the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston for biodefense research, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) effort to combat a possible bioterrorism attack. The NIH recently announced the creation of eight Regional Centers of Excellence (RCE) for bioterrorism research and […]

Ghana Group

CVM Students in Ghana, Africa

Journeying into the heart of West Africa, a team of second-year veterinary students from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University are helping to launch the Ghana Animal Welfare Society (GHAWS) this summer in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. For six weeks, four students will assist local veterinarians in setting up guidelines and […]

Dr. James E. Womack

Gene Mapping

“Community, Identity, Stability,” describe the Brave New World conceived by Aldous Huxley in 1932; today we stand on the brink of a brave new world characterized by the possibilities contained inside a double helix. Recent technological advances in human and animal genetics have lead to sequencing the human genome, mapping the severe acute respiratory syndrome […]

Exotic Newcastle Disease

Texas poultry produces are keeping a close watch on the spread of Exotic Newcastle Disease (END) as it continues to devastate parts of California and Nevada. “As one of the top poultry producing states, Texas adheres to strict biosecurity measures as the threat of END approaches our boarders,” says Dr. John El-Attrache, Assistant Professor in […]

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