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Texas A&M Veterinarians Use Revolutionary Technique To Transform Landscape Of Pituitary Gland Surgery

It’s been over a year since T, a 9-year-old English Labrador, underwent life-saving surgery to remove his pituitary gland at Texas A&M University’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), and according to owner Brian Prachyl, the improvement in the dog’s quality of life has been amazing.  “Previously, T could barely walk when we’d take him out […]

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Texas A&M Groups Host Vaccine Workshop To Prepare Animal Health ‘First Responders’

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a unit of Texas A&M AgriLife, and the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) recently hosted a virtual vaccine tabletop exercise. The event helped animal health experts from top beef, dairy, and swine states collaborate on vaccine plans for their respective states in the […]

Dr. Yava Jones-Hall

CVMBS Veterinary Pathologist Promotes Diversity, Inclusion Within Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Yava Jones-Hall, an associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), is leading in the field of veterinary medicine as the only veterinarian selected for CrossTalk’s list of 100 inspiring Black scientists in America. Created to encourage and emphasize the importance of diversity in science, the list offers […]

Dr. John August speaks at the Doc Graham Center grand opening

‘Doc’ Graham Center—Including VERO, TVMDL Buildings—Officially Opens In Texas Panhandle

CANYON, Texas — Dignitaries, Texas A&M and West Texas A&M university administrators, and students alike today celebrated the grand opening of two buildings that greatly enhance veterinary medical, education, and research missions in the Texas Panhandle. The Charles W. “Doc” Graham ’53 DVM, The Texas A&M University System Center officially opened on the West Texas […]

Dr. Martial Ndeffo in his office, with a COVID-19 response model on the computer screen

CVMBS Researcher Uses Disease Modeling To Help Combat Global Infectious Outbreaks

When an area is struck by disease, chaos can often consume the community as they try to organize in the midst of fear and confusion. Dr. Martial Ndeffo, an assistant professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), helps local officials make sense of […]

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A Fighting Spirit: How An Aggie Veterinarian Persevered Through An Age Of Conflict With Selfless Service

Aggie veterinarian Dr. Gilberto Treviño ’52 was a man who never stopped trying to improve the world around him in all facets of his life, described in his obituary as a “teacher, student, fisherman, fisher of men, hunter, rancher, farmer, doctor, writer/author, scientist, coach, singer, comedian, civic leader, world traveler, soldier, war hero, builder, artisan, […]

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Texas A&M Small Animal Hospital Saves Dog’s Life After Nearly Fatal Car Accident

While dogs are collectively known as “man’s best friend,” this phrase rings especially true for Dalton Hanner and his dog Lucky. The two have been inseparable since they found each other eight years ago, and Hanner credits Lucky as the source of support that got him through many difficult times in his life. In the […]

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Navy Veteran Finds Support At Texas A&M While Pursuing Veterinary Degree

Eli Hernandez, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), calls himself a “vet-squared.” The title is fitting, as he identifies as both a veteran and a soon-to-be veterinarian. “After high school, I did six years on active duty,” the Lumberton native said. “I was in Japan […]

Dr. Beth Boudreau at her computer, a scan of a dog's brain on the screen

Texas A&M Researchers Study Brain Cancer To Improve Treatments For People, Dogs

Dr. Beth Boudreau, an assistant professor of neurology, welcomes Patches’ family to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Hospital (SAH). Patches, a sweet and playful dog, is visiting the SAH to be treated for a glioma, a form of cancer that grows in the brain and spinal cord. […]

Aerial view of the Charles W. “Doc” Graham ’53 DVM, The Texas A&M University System Center

Texas A&M Entities To Celebrate Grand Opening Of Veterinary-Focused Buildings In Canyon

CANYON, Texas—The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), West Texas A&M University (WT), and the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) will celebrate on Thursday, June 3, the grand opening of two facilities that will further expand upon the Texas A&M University System’s (Texas A&M System) veterinary medical, education, and […]

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