News Stories

Pat Ryan

Real-Life Pet Project: Student, Age 56, Seeking DVM Degree

COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 27, 2004 – Future veterinarian Pat Ryan looks at it this way: if she were a dog, she’d be 392 years old. The 56-year-old Ryan is in her third year of studies at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, a highly rigorous academic program for 20-somethings, much less a senior adult. […]

Dewey, the world's first deer clone was born - May 23, 2003

CVM Researchers First to Clone White-tailed Deer

COLLEGE STATION – In what is believed to be the first success of its kind, researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University have cloned a white-tailed deer. A fawn, named “Dewey,” after Duane Kraemer, one of the researchers, was born to “Sweet Pea” a surrogate mother, on May 23, 2003. The […]

Biodefense Research Partnership

Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will be a partner with the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston for biodefense research, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) effort to combat a possible bioterrorism attack. The NIH recently announced the creation of eight Regional Centers of Excellence (RCE) for bioterrorism research and […]

Ghana Group

CVM Students in Ghana, Africa

Journeying into the heart of West Africa, a team of second-year veterinary students from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University are helping to launch the Ghana Animal Welfare Society (GHAWS) this summer in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. For six weeks, four students will assist local veterinarians in setting up guidelines and […]

Dr. James E. Womack

Gene Mapping

“Community, Identity, Stability,” describe the Brave New World conceived by Aldous Huxley in 1932; today we stand on the brink of a brave new world characterized by the possibilities contained inside a double helix. Recent technological advances in human and animal genetics have lead to sequencing the human genome, mapping the severe acute respiratory syndrome […]

Exotic Newcastle Disease

Texas poultry produces are keeping a close watch on the spread of Exotic Newcastle Disease (END) as it continues to devastate parts of California and Nevada. “As one of the top poultry producing states, Texas adheres to strict biosecurity measures as the threat of END approaches our boarders,” says Dr. John El-Attrache, Assistant Professor in […]


Biomedical Science and McLennan Community College Partnership

College Station, Texas – The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and McLennan Community College (MCC) of Waco, Texas have signed an agreement to facilitate the admission and academic transfer of students from McLennan Community College into the undergraduate Biomedical Science Program at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. As MCC students progress […]

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Biomedical Science and College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Partnership

The Biomedical Science Program (BIMS) at the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), and The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University signed the first guaranteed acceptance agreement between an undergraduate and graduate program within the University. The Pilot 4+2 Agreement between Biomedical Science and the Professional Program in Biotechnology (PPiB) was signed […]


New Emergency Medicine Facility

Staffed by experts in veterinary critical care and emergency medicine, the newly renovated facility includes sophisticated equipment such as a human-health grade laboratory analyzer for blood, a new state-of-the-art ventilator with graphics, monitors for vital signs, defibrillators, syringe pumps, and other emergency room instruments that are currently supporting cutting-edge medicine and surgery in human hospitals. […]

Dr. Jerry B. Payne

2002 Outstanding Alumni Awards

College Station, Texas – The College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, honored five Outstanding Alumni at a ceremony on August 30, 2002 at the George Bush Library Conference Center. Dr. Jerry B. Payne, (DVM) Class of ’64, is a founding member and president of American Animal Health Inc. and American Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics, Inc. […]