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Petco Foundation Grant Assists Patients Working To BTHO Cancer

From the moment Flapjack was adopted as a puppy from the Houston Humane Society in 2008, he became an integral part of his new family. “He was super smart from the time we got him,” said Flapjack’s owner Robert Schmidt. “He was very inquisitive and he seemed tuned in with the world, not just in […]

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

Aggie Veterinarian Dr. Lauren Thielen: 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.” 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 receiving her Doctor of […]

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. William “Tex” Moncrief has owned a lot of dogs in his 100 years, but none were as special to him as Lucky. […]

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. 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 doctor or scientist might […]

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

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

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. Some also know Santana […]

Petco Foundation Grants: Supporting The Fight Against Cancer

The Petco Foundation Pet Cancer Treatment grant at Texas A&M’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) provides financial assistance to pet owners like Cannon Lenfield who have modest means or whose pets have provided a service to others. Like most college students, Cannon Lenfield ‘20 didn’t have a lot of extra funds on hand when his […]

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

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 a custom genomic tool […]

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. 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 Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. August will serve as special assistant […]

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. A conversation with Dean Eleanor M. Green on: What brought her to Texas A&M How […]

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