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Graduating Veterinary Student Achieves Childhood Dream Of Following Hero’s Footsteps, Serving Animal Athletes

Jacob Warner’s childhood hero didn’t wear a cape, spandex tights, or a mask that hid his identity. Instead, he wore a scrub top, starched jeans, and a cowboy hat that highlighted his western heritage.  Warner grew up shadowing his father at the Elgin Veterinary Hospital. He came to love the veterinary profession while working alongside […]

Tabitha Baibos and

Texas A&M Students Develop AI-Based Program To Help Diagnose Canine Heart Disease

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a phrase on the tip of many tech experts’ tongues, and with the help of Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) fourth-year veterinary student Tabitha Baibos and her fiancé Tomas Reyes ’20 ‘22, AI is taking on new life in veterinary medicine. After creating an award-winning prototype […]

Dante the longhorn

Good Bull: Aggies Use New Technique To Heal Longhorn’s Fractured Skull

The rivalry between Aggies and Longhorns goes back more than 100 years, but it stops at the doors of the Texas A&M Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), where Aggies recently worked together to heal a longhorn named Dante, a resident of Austin Zoo. Dante was brought to Texas A&M with a fractured skull that was […]

flock of chickens

Graduating Veterinary Student To Help Fill Nation’s Critical Shortage Of Poultry Veterinarians

According to Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) fourth-year veterinary student Jason Sousa, any part of the veterinary curriculum can be about poultry if you try hard enough. Growing up around cats and dogs, Sousa knew he was going to be a veterinarian by the time he was 6 years old, […]

Dr. Nicole Foley and Dr. William Murphy

Texas A&M Research Redefines Mammalian Tree Of Life

The research uses the genomes of 241 species and can be used to support animal and human health outcomes. Research led by a team of scientists from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences puts to bed the heated scientific debate regarding the history of mammal diversification as it relates to the […]

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Is Coffee Good For You? Texas A&M Researchers Provide New Insight

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages worldwide. But it also has been associated with health benefits like decreased rates of Parkinson’s disease and type 2 diabetes, as well as a lowered risk of some cancers, including colon, rectal, and breast cancer. Although the general health benefits of coffee consumption are well known, […]

Blue being petted by Dr. Saleh

Texas A&M Veterinary Oncology Team Helps Blue BTHO Cancer

Blue, a mixed-breed dog, has called multiple academic institutions home as she has traveled the country alongside her owner, Dr. Meriam Saleh. “She has been with me at the University of Tennessee for my undergrad, Virginia Tech for my Ph.D., Oklahoma State for my postdoc, and now she’s an Aggie,” Saleh said. “She’s my little […]

GI Lab and Purina representatives in front of the VENI building

Purina Petcare, Texas A&M Gastrointestinal Laboratory Join Forces To Advance Pet Microbiome Health

Five-year partnership to yield new diagnostic and nutritional tools through $2 million Purina PetCare Research Excellence Fund The veterinary industry can anticipate exciting new breakthroughs in the frontier of pet microbiome health thanks to a new partnership between Nestlé Purina PetCare Global Research and the Gastrointestinal Laboratory at Texas A&M University’s School of Veterinary Medicine […]

Dr. Jonathan Levine in front of a TomoTherapy machine

VMBS Department Head Receives National Veterinary Research Award

Dr. Jonathan Levine, head of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), was selected to receive the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians’ (AAVC) Annual Faculty Achievement in Research Award. This award recognizes AAVC members who have achieved national recognition through their efforts on […]

Dr. Scott Dindot in his lab

Dindot Receives Inaugural Chancellor’s Innovation Award

Dr. Scott Dindot, an associate professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and in the School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular & Cellular Medicine, was named the inaugural Chancellor’s Innovation Award recipient at The Texas A&M University System Innovation Luncheon on April 14. The Chancellor’s Innovation […]

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