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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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Aggie Veterinarians Use Special Implant To Heal Baby Donkey’s Broken Leg

Throughout most of history, horses and other large animals with broken legs were considered a lost cause with no way to come back from such a devastating injury. At the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), however, broken legs have been fixed in a variety of species thanks to a team […]

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Heseltine Receives Provost Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Johanna Heseltine, clinical assistant professor of internal medicine in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS), has been named a 2023 recipient of the Provost Academic Professional Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. The award encourages, recognizes, and rewards faculty who provide students with meaningful learning experiences, who embrace effective teaching approaches, and who […]

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VMBS Envisioning New, Next-Generation Small Animal Teaching, Research Hospital

Explore a dynamic version of this story here. “When something has a champion, it moves,” said Dr. Jonathan Levine, head of the Small Animal Clinical Sciences Department (VSCS) in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS). What may seem like years in the making, the VMBS’ dream of a new, next-generation small animal teaching […]

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Texas A&M Researchers Play Key Role In National Animal COVID-19 Research

Nine Texas A&M University researchers made key contributions to the first national-scale COVID-19 animal surveillance study that analyzed companion animal COVID-19 data from across the United States. The study was led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and aimed to characterize the clinical and epidemiological features of COVID-19 in companion animals.  The […]

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Texas A&M, Carnegie Mellon Researchers Test Air Pollution In East Palestine, Confirm EPA’s Findings But Identify Future Needs For Continued Sampling

Additional data was released by the Texas A&M Superfund Center on March 9 and is available on Twitter. Independent data collection by the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center and Carnegie Mellon University has corroborated the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) findings on air quality in East Palestine, Ohio. Researchers from the two universities, both partners in […]

Linda and Dennis Clark ’68 ’71 signing their gift agreement, with university officials standing behind them

Next-Generation Care: $20M Gift To Support Construction Of New Small Animal Teaching And Research Hospital

Inspired by their love of animals and passion for Aggieland, Linda and Dennis Clark ’68 ’71 have pledged a $20 million lead gift through the Texas A&M Foundation to support construction of a new Next-Generation Small Animal Teaching & Research Hospital at Texas A&M University. The cutting-edge facility will replace the current Small Animal Teaching […]

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Texas A&M Students Host Inaugural Veterinary Education Day

A group of Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) students recently hosted the school’s first Veterinary Education Day, a high-energy, education-driven event during which approximately 200 elementary-aged children from underrepresented populations in Bryan-College Station (BCS) experienced hands-on learning opportunities and explored the field of veterinary medicine.  Organized and hosted by VMBS Doctor of […]

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