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Dr. Gerald Parker

Texas A&M Expert Testifies On Preparing For Future Public Health Threats And Disasters

Dr. Gerald Parker, Texas A&M University’s associate dean for Global One Health at the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) and director of the Pandemic & Biosecurity Policy Program, recently testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on the importance of being prepared for emerging threats and […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Deploys To Support Tornado Recovery Efforts In Perryton

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) arrived in Perryton early Tuesday in response to the devastating tornadoes that ripped through the Texas Panhandle community on June 15. The team’s mission for this deployment is providing veterinary medical support for animals injured in the tornadoes. “We’re here to provide medical care to animals, but we’re […]

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Texas A&M Superfund Research Center Developing Practical Solutions To Disaster Effects, Chemical Contaminants

When Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast in the fall of 2018, more than 30 inches of rain fell in some areas of the state. The resulting flooding was dangerous enough, but it unleashed a whole new threat when it caused dams to burst, letting water from storage ponds filled with coal ash enter […]

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VMBS Faculty Member One Of First Veterinarians To Train On New Robotic-Assisted Surgery System

The introduction of endoscopy, a surgical procedure that uses cameras and instruments in a small incision rather than the large incisions required for open surgery, is one of the greatest successes in medical history. Before the introduction of endoscopy, large problems required large incisions.   Today, a few tiny openings paired with small cameras and rigid […]

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Aggie Veterinarian Explores Her Love For Radiology With Small Animal Rotating Internship

Dr. Cambridge Coy ’22 has known since her second year as a student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) that she wanted to become a veterinary radiologist. In the years since then, her classes, part-time jobs, and time as a rotating intern at the VMBS’ Small Animal Teaching Hospital […]

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Texas A&M Surgeons Treat Dog With Massive Salivary Gland Tumor

Texas A&M veterinarians recently treated a dog with the largest salivary gland tumor ever seen at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH). The dog, named “Jake from State Farm,” was brought in by a rescue organization but has since been adopted into a loving home. Although Jake had a happy ending, his story had a […]

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VMBS Researcher Developing Novel Approaches To Treat Urinary Tract Infections, Avoid Antibiotic Resistance

If you wake up with a persistent urge to run to the restroom and a burning sensation when you urinate, you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI). If you do, your doctor will likely prescribe you a dose of antibiotics and send you home, assuring you that you will be just fine. But that […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Specialists Collaborate On Rare Heart Procedure To Save Young Tabby Cat

At only 5 months old, Whiskey the kitten was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, a condition with potentially deadly consequences. But thanks to committed owners and a talented veterinary team willing to try a procedure in a way never done at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Small Animal Teaching […]

3D printed bones

3D Printing, Motion-Tracking Technology Create New Treatment Options For Veterinary Orthopedic Patients

Explore a dynamic version of this story here. When you walk into a veterinarian’s office, you expect to see photos of furry friends, anatomy charts, and a computer upon which your doctor will make notes about your pet. When you walk into Dr. Kate Barnes’ office, you see all of this with a futuristic touch of 3D […]

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VMBS Recognizes 2023 Outstanding Alumni, Rising Star

The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) recognized seven former students at the 2023 Outstanding Alumni & Rising Star Awards Ceremony on May 19. The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the school and recognizes those who have reached a level of success in their professional careers that […]

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