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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Texas A&M Biomedical Sciences Student Completes MD Anderson’s Prestigious Cancer Research Program

Akhil Marupudi, a sophomore biomedical sciences major at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, was one of 13 students across the United States selected to participate in the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). SURP is a 10-week program that offers hands-on experience in […]

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Biopharmaceutical Company Expands Clinical Trials For Texas A&M-Developed Angelman Syndrome Treatment

A treatment for a rare disease that was researched and developed in the laboratory of Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) associate professor Scott Dindot has not only produced encouraging interim data from a phase 1/2 clinical trial in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada but has become the subject […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences To Become School On Sept. 1

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences is joining six other Texas A&M University colleges that will be designated as schools beginning Sept. 1.  The change to School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) reflects recommendations approved by President M. Katherine Banks in the Path Forward, Banks’ strategic plan that provides guidance for […]

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