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Texas A&M’s Veterinary Campus In Texas Panhandle Celebrates Its First Aggie Ring Day

Students in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) 2+2 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program celebrated their first Aggie Ring Day 527 miles from the Texas A&M campus in Canyon on April 14. Nine second-year veterinary students received Aggie Rings, symbolizing that they have completed at least 45 credit hours […]

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VMBS Professor Receives 2023 University Professorship For Teaching Excellence

Dr. James D. Herman, a clinical professor in the Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (VTPP) at the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), is a recipient of a 2023 University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence (UPUTE). He will be recognized at the university’s awards luncheon on April 24. The most distinguished teachers […]

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Father’s Alcohol Consumption Before Conception Linked To Brain And Facial Defects In Offspring

Fetal alcohol syndrome-related craniofacial differences could be seen in offspring born to fathers who regularly consumed alcohol to the legal limit. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects in their unborn child. However, research at Texas A&M University now demonstrates that […]

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Rescued Puppy Finds Forever Home With Veterinary Hospital Administrator

While on a walk at Lake Bryan, a couple’s dog encountered a box and became excited after smelling something inside. Curious to see what was causing their dog to react, to their surprise, they found a puppy inside the box. Immediately, the couple brought the puppy, who would soon be known as Gertie, to Texas […]

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VMBS Faculty Member Uses Passion For Parasitology In Research, Service, Teaching Roles

Explore a dynamic version of this story here. While many veterinarians will admit to having a favorite animal, worms are usually not at the top of the list. For Dr. Guilherme Verocai, however, worms—specifically those that live parasitically inside another organism—are the most fascinating animals on the planet. “Worms are my life,” said Verocai, a clinical […]

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Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Ranks Among World’s Best Veterinary Schools

The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) is ranked 11th in the world and 6th in the United States in veterinary science, according to the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject. Texas A&M is also the most highly ranked among all Southeastern Conference (SEC) universities with veterinary schools. […]

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VMBS Faculty Members Recognized With University-Level Research, Teaching Awards

Three faculty members at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) were among the 25 recipients from across Texas A&M University to be recognized with 2023 Distinguished Achievement Awards by The Association of Former Students. The university-level awards honor faculty and staff who exhibit the highest standards of excellence and are […]

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Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Texas A&M University is often recognized as a leader in selfless service. In 1993, the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) established a center dedicated to selflessly serving pets whose owners can no longer provide their care. The one-of-a-kind center known as the Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center celebrates its 30th […]

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VMBS Professor, Technician Receive Statewide Awards For Veterinary Medicine Excellence

Two members of the Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) were among seven recipients honored with awards during the 2023 Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) Annual Conference & Expo. Stephanie Wertman, a licensed veterinary technician in the Texas A&M Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), and Dr. Murl Bailey, a senior […]

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Texas A&M Researchers Detail Groundbreaking Angelman Syndrome Development

A new publication explains the novel science behind the first molecular therapeutic for the rare neurogenetic disorder to advance into clinical development. Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed the first molecular therapeutic for Angelman syndrome to advance into clinical development. In a new article, published today in Science Translational Medicine, Dr. Scott Dindot, an […]

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