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Mark Westhusin

Successful Cell Engineering May Lead To Mad Cow Prevention, Say Texas A&M Researchers

COLLEGE STATION, March 22, 2006 – Researchers at Texas A&M University have successfully “knocked down” the expression of possible disease causing genes in a cloned goat fetus, perhaps paving the way for breeding disease resistance in other animals, even those genes that might cause bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as Mad Cow Disease. Researchers […]

Dr. J.R. Dodd

Veterinary College Expands Small Animal Dentistry Service

COLLEGE STATION – March 3, 2006 – As the lifespan of pets continues to increase, the field of dentistry is becoming one of the fastest growing service areas within veterinary medicine, says Dr. J.R. “Bert” Dodd, clinical associate professor and veterinary dentist at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. […]

Sonja Lee

First Female Aggie Vet, Sonja Lee, Marks 40th Anniversary

COLLEGE STATION, March 7, 2006 – You may not be familiar with the name of Sonja Lee, but perhaps you should be. She is a small part of Texas history. Lee became the first woman ever in Texas to get a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Texas A&M University, earning her diploma in 1966. […]

90th Anniversary

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Celebrates 90 Years

COLLEGE STATION, February 27, 2006 – From its humble beginnings in animal stalls and few professors to today’s state-of-the-art facilities that produce research that affects the world, Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences turns 90 this year amid a world that is far different than its founders envisioned in 1916. Today, […]

Daniel Posey

Veterinary Medicine Faculty Honored by TVMA

COLLEGE STATION, February 20, 2006 – Faculty members Daniel Posey and Deborah Kochevar from the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University were recognized at the Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s annual honors and awards program. Each year the outgoing-president of the TVMA selects up to three recipients for special awards recognizing […]

Bauer and Puppies

Texas A&M Research May Impact the Way We Feed Dogs in the Future

COLLEGE STATION, February 8, 2006 – Researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University are seeing more clearly the relationships between nutrition and visual performance in puppies. They are studying correlations between dietary intake of docosahexaenoic acid, commonly known as DHA, and its effects on visual stimulus response in […]

Year of the Dog

COLLEGE STATION, January 31, 2006 – For canine lovers, 2006 could prove to be a doggone good time – it’s the Chinese Year of the Dog. Man’s best friend has been celebrated in literature, songs and movies. Many a tear has been shed while watching Old Yeller or Lassie, while Benji made kids laugh and Cujo showed Fido’s meaner side. “Many people […]

Exotic Pet Lectures Offered at Zoo Medicine Open House

COLLEGE STATION, January 30, 2006 – With the popularity of exotic pets on the rise, pet owners and those interested in learning more about exotic pets are invited to a free Zoo Medicine Lecture Series & Open House on Saturday, February 11, sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M […]

Alice Blue-McLendon

CVM Faculty Selected For Bayer Animal Health Development Program

COLLEGE STATION, January 20, 2006 – Four faculty from the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University have been selected to attend the 2006 Faculty Development Program of the Bayer Animal Health Communication Project at the Bayer Institute for Healthcare Communication in New Haven, Connecticut, June 11-16.   Proposed to Bayer Animal […]

Houston Cancer Center Named For Aggie DVM

COLLEGE STATION, January 18, 2006 – The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has named its new center for veterinary medicine and surgery in honor of the late John H. Jardine, a 1962 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A& M University. The naming of the facility – The John H. […]

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