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VET, AgriLife Return Home From First Out-Of-State Deployment

After almost a month in Butte County, California, members of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) and AgriLife Extension Service are beginning their journey home today. During the 29-day deployment, the team’s first outside of Texas, 12 members of the VET and seven AgriLife Extension agents from across Texas worked at the Del Oro […]

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Texas-sized livestock program taking shape at West Texas A&M University

Sharp breaks ground on two new facilities, welcomes top large animal expert to the Panhandle The Texas A&M University System’s effort to build the strongest livestock program in the nation moved three-steps forward today as officials broke ground on two new facilities and announced the hiring of one of the top large animal veterinarians in […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team, AgriLife Deploy To California To Offer Wildfire Relief

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) and agents from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are traveling to California to offer medical and oversight relief to shelters housing around 700 companion animals displaced because of the Paradise wildfires that began in November. Team members departed from College Station on Thursday morning for the team’s […]

Dr. Ivan Rusyn

Texas A&M Center Secures Funding To Continue Tissue Chip Testing And Promotion

Following the completion of their first two years of comprehensive, independent testing of 11 tissue chips, researchers in the Tissue Chip Validation Center at Texas A&M University (TEX-VAL) have been successful in securing a competitive renewal award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The competitive, multi-million-dollar grant from the NIH’s National Center for Advancing […]

Dr. Virginia Fajt

Texas A&M CVM’s Fajt Recognized With Bovine Practitioner Excellence Award

Virginia Fajt, a clinical professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (VTPP), has been honored for her sustained excellence in education, research, and service to the field of bovine medicine with the 2018 American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Award of Excellence. Fajt […]

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Texas A&M CVM Earns Second HEED Award For Commitment To Diversity

For the second consecutive year, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) has been selected for the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The CVM was one of 35 U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, […]

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Texas A&M Superfund Researcher Goes ‘There And Back Again’ For Hurricane Florence Sampling

When Hurricane Florence made landfall along the North Carolina coast last month and the floodwaters began to rise, researchers in the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center (TAMU SRC) knew what its residents were in store for. After all, the TAMU SRC was established in September 2017 through funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health […]

Ivan Rusyn

Texas A&M Researchers Create Tissue Chip ‘Blueprint’ In First NIH-Funded Study

Microphysiological systems (MPSs), or tissue chips, are a relatively new technology that have the potential to significantly impact the drug development process, as well as drug and chemical safety testing; however, adoption of these chips by industry and regulatory agencies has been slow due to a lack of confidence in the reliability and relevance of […]

Dr. Annie Newell-Fugate

CVM’s Newell-Fugate Selected As Montague-Center Scholar

Dr. Annie Newell-Fugate, an assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology (VTPP) at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has been named a 2018-19 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Scholar. Montague-CTE Scholar awards are given annually to one tenure-track faculty member from each college based on their […]

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Texas A&M PEER Program Receives $1.26 Million Grant To Support Rural STEM Education

Dr. Larry Johnson, a professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), has received a five-year, $1.26 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National Institutes of  General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support science, technology, […]