Press Releases

From the Horse’s Mouth

When Dr. Michelle Coleman isn’t teaching and collaborating with students, she is devoted to her research, which examines the effects of equine obesity and a condition that affects the larynx. Story by Briley Lambert   As a young girl in Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Michelle Coleman was always fascinated with the beauty and grace of the horse. Her […]

Educating in an Emergency

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team serves the state through response, but also through its outreach efforts, dedicating a portion of its resources to traveling across Texas to help communities develop their own disaster preparedness plans. Story by Chantal Cough-Schulze   Every month, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Emergency Team […]

A World of Good

Story by Dr. Megan Palsa and Madeline Patton, with Jenny Good   AN ARTIST AND AN ANIMAL LOVER Jenny Good’s art is a representation of how she views the world—she says it is who she is and not just something she does. She uses pieces that would not necessarily go together to create “something that can […]

From West Texas to College Station

Story by Briley Lambert   HAYLEY MORGAN With a long-time passion for horses and a desire to study veterinary medicine, Hayley Morgan found herself right at home at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM).  After completing her bachelor’s degree in animal science from West Texas A&M University, Morgan found herself searching […]

A Fertile Field

Could discoveries made by CVM professor and Patsy Link Chair Katrin Hinrichs lead to healthier in vitro-produced human embryos? Story by Callie Rainosek & Dr. Megan Palsa   Horses have played a vital role in world history.  Until about a century ago, they were one of mankind’s main sources of transportation and communication.  However, thanks to advancing technology, […]

Holy Cow!

Comparative immunologist Michael Criscitiello and a team of researchers from across the country are using “special” cattle antibodies to make medical breakthroughs in the areas of HIV and, hopefully soon, triple-negative breast cancer. Story by Jennifer Gauntt   “Cows do neat things,” said Michael Criscitiello, an associate professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department […]

Urban Cowboy

Farrier Jason Maki has been the recipient of many on-the-job horse kicks, but a recent encounter stands out as more memorable than the rest—because it may have saved his life. Story by Jennifer Gauntt   Over the years, Jason Maki, the farrier at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Large Animal Hospital […]

Dr. Ivan Rusyn, with CVM Dean Eleanor M. Green, VIBS department head Jane Welsh, and Blanca Lupiani, dean of faculties and associate provost

Rusyn Awarded Inaugural University Professorship, Recognizes Toxicology Pioneer As Namesake

Dr. Ivan Rusyn, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), is one of Texas A&M University’s first five faculty members to be bestowed the title of University Professor. The designation of “University Professor” recognizes faculty who have demonstrated significant and sustained accomplishments in their […]

A ‘Long’ Shot

Through a variety of projects focusing on reproductive science‚ Dr. Charles Long works to expand horizons in large animal research in a way that will benefit animals‚ industry‚ and humans. Story by Vandana Suresh   Dr. Charles Long, a professor in the Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (VTPP) in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences […]

Beefing Up Cattle

CVM professor Tom Welsh’s research focus on how Brahman cattle respond to stress will impact both the health of the animal and the health of the industry. Story by Ashli Villarreal   Many American beef producers raise Angus-dominated herds, but as worldwide temperatures increase, there will be an increased need for tropically adapted animals. Brahman cattle do well […]