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Texas A&M Health Professionals Co-Host International Global Health Conference

A team of Aggies from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), School of Public Health, and College of Medicine co-hosted the 2021 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) virtual conference this March. Approximately 1,900 participants from more than 100 countries attended this year’s conference, “Addressing Critical Gaps in […]

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Calling All Canines: Companions Still Needed For Dog Aging Project Research, New Studies

There are almost 90 million dogs living in the United States.  So when the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine launched the Dog Aging Project (DAP) in November 2019 seeking canine participants, the research team knew owners across the country would answer the […]

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Schleining Receives Campus-Wide Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Jennifer Schleining, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has been awarded a Texas A&M Provost Academic Professional Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for her outstanding skills as an educator.  Established in 2019, the award celebrates the best instructors at Texas A&M University by encouraging, […]

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CVMBS Graduate Student Receives Fellowship To Study Genetic Drivers Of Breast Cancer In Norway

With a love for both computers and biology, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) graduate student Dr. Daniel Osorio has found the perfect fit to improve the study of cancer through his work in the field of computational biology. As a recipient of the 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research Fellowship, Osorio […]

Austin Warren and a tortoise

CVMBS Graduate Student Prepares For Future In Exotic Animal Medicine

As a self-described thrill-seeker, future wildlife and exotic animal veterinarian Austin Warren looks forward to the day he can work up close and personal with animals that many other people may find frightening. “I’m not scared of many animals; I enjoy the excitement of seeing wild animals in person,” the Lewisville native said. “I remember […]

Veterinary student Rachel Ellerd in blue scrubs holding Iroh the cream colored cat

Rescue Kitten With Rare Genital Dysplasia Condition Treated By, Finds Forever Home With Texas A&M Veterinary Student

When Lampasas Community Cats first brought Iroh, a Siamese-mix kitten, into the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), they were unsure of his fate. Based on his unusual condition, the non-profit organization didn’t know if anyone would be able to adopt him. But thanks to Texas A&M’s Small Animal Hospital, Iroh was fixed up—literally—and […]

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CVMBS Staff, Faculty Earn Campus-Wide Distinguished Achievement Awards

Two members of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) have received Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of Former Students for their positive impact on Texas A&M. The university-level awards are presented each year to faculty and staff who exhibit the highest standards of excellence. Dr. Laura Hammons ‘97 […]

Dr. L. Garry Adams in the VBEC courtyard

CVMBS Senior Professor Selected As National Veterinary Microbiologist Of The Year

Dr. L. Garry Adams, a senior professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has been selected as the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists’ (ACVM) Distinguished Veterinary Microbiologist of 2021. This award recognizes a veterinary microbiologist whose career has made important contributions to the field in the areas of research, […]

Two Przewalski's horses

Endangered Przewalski’s Horses Join Texas A&M Wildlife Center

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Winnie Carter Wildlife Center (WCWC) is the new home for two Przewalski’s horses (P horses), a critically endangered species from Mongolia that is considered to be the last truly wild horse in existence. At the WCWC, the P horses will help teach veterinary and […]

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Texas A&M Research Uncovers First Known COVID-19 UK Variant In Animals

The United Kingdom variant (B.1.1.7) of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been detected for the first time in a dog and a cat from the same household in Brazos County, Texas, as part of a study led by researchers at Texas A&M University. The first reported finding of the B.1.1.7 human variant virus […]

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