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CVMBS’ 2020 Outstanding Alumni, Rising Star To Be Honored At 2021 Ceremony

The 2020 Outstanding Alumni and Rising Star award recipients from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) will be honored during a virtual ceremony on April 16, 2021, following the 2020 ceremony’s cancellation. In 2020, the Outstanding Alumni award recipients were Dr. Henry Carwile ’65, Dr. Erin Fleener ’97, Col. Steven […]

Texas A&M School of Public Health and Superfund Research Center present Health Equity, & Actioon: Demistifying COVID-17 & Vaccination, a community partnership with Furr High School and t.e.j.a.s

Texas A&M School of Public Health, Superfund Center Present Community Webinars On COVID-19 Disparities, Encouraging Vaccination

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, scientists were faced with a serious challenge—how to educate the general public on a disease that they themselves knew so little about. During the past year, however, science has made great advances in its knowledge of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, even to the point of developing multiple […]

A vmth veterinary technician and veterinarian with Lilly the black lab

Texas A&M VMTH, Gary Sinise Foundation Help Veteran’s Dog Beat Cancer

“Lilly is more than just our dog. She’s more than just our family member. She’s changed my child’s life and made it so much better,” said Laura Deming, a physician’s assistant and Navy veteran from Houston. Lilly, a 10-year-old black lab, joined the Deming family in 2011 as a trained assistance dog for Deming’s son, […]

A school of Atlantic herring

CVMBS Genomic Research Supports Sustainable Harvesting Of Atlantic Herring

An international team of researchers including Dr. Leif Andersson, a professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), and Minal Jamsandekar, a Ph.D. student in the CVMBS Biomedical Sciences program, have used whole genome sequencing to document 53 herring populations from the Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea. These data […]

Dr. Susan Eades

Eades To Oversee VERO Operations As New CVMBS Associate Dean In Canyon

After almost four years serving as department head of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department (VLCS), Dr. Susan Eades has been appointed CVMBS associate dean for administration, Canyon campus.   Eades will begin her new role, which oversees the college’s Veterinary Education, Research, & Outreach […]

Dr. Jayanth Ramadoss in his lab

NIH Funds CVMBS Studies On Alcohol Use, Vaping During Pregnancy

A novel testing method and a first-of-its-kind treatment are at the center of two new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grants recently awarded to Dr. Jayanth Ramadoss, associate professor and director of the Perinatal Research Laboratory in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Department of Veterinary Physiology & […]

Dr. Stacy Eckman

Eckman Appointed Associate Dean Of Texas A&M VMTH Operations

Dr. Stacy Eckman, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS), has been appointed associate dean of hospital operations for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). In this position, Eckman will work closely with VMTH faculty and staff to deliver […]

Rallying For Ramsie: VMTH Oncology Service Saves Life Of Team Member’s Dog

Paula Plummer knows firsthand what having a pet with cancer looks like. For the last 14 years, Plummer has been a licensed veterinary technician in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), and for three of those years, she has been a dedicated member of the […]

Dr. Ivan Rusyn in a white lab coat, sitting in his lab

Texas A&M Researchers Discover Energy Drinks’ Harmful Effects On Heart

A team of researchers led by Dr. Ivan Rusyn, a University Professor in the Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) department at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has found that some energy drinks have adverse effects on human cardiomyocyte-like cells, or the muscle cells of the heart. In the study, published […]

Dr. Melissa Andruzzi hugging Rory and holding her case report

Texas A&M VMTH Patient Presents Unprecedented Case In Veterinary Medicine

“Rory’s case was a double whammy for being first-of-a-kind in veterinary medicine,” said Dr. Melissa Andruzzi, the veterinary chief resident at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). First, the 6-year-old boxer was infected by a rare form of Salmonella that has never before seen in […]

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