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Aggie PACT to Bring More Science Teachers to Texas Schools

College Station, TX – The College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University celebrated the official kick-off of the Aggie Program of Accelerated Certification for Teaching (PACT) with a luncheon, hosted by the College’s Department of Biomedical Science, the College of Science, the College of Education and the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Department of […]

Tom & Joan Read Chair in Veterinary Surgery

Dr. H. Richard Adams, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University, is pleased to announce that Dr. Theresa W. Fossum has been appointed the first Tom and Joan Read Chair in Veterinary Surgery. Described as “driven” by her colleagues, and “compassionate” by the clients who entrust their animals to her care, […]

Associate Director of Biomedical Science Program Retires After 32 Years with College of Veterinary Medicine

After 32 years with the College of Veterinary Medicine, Associate Director of Biomedical Science, Mr. Lyndon Kurtz, was honored by friends and colleagues at a retirement reception held at the college on February 5, 2002. Kurtz served as an administrative assistant in the dean’s office from 1969 to 1979 and then as Assistant to the […]

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Doctors Perform First Successful Heart Bypass at the College of Veterinary Medicine

College Station – In a collaborative effort, veterinarians and human health professionals worked together to perform the first successful heart bypass surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University. On Saturday, October 20, Dr. Theresa W. Fossum, Professor of Surgery and Endowed Chair and Dr. David Nelson, Clinical Assistant Professor from the College […]

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First Academic Institution to Clone Three Species

COLLEGE STATION – Researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University have cloned a litter of pigs, becoming the first academic institution in the world to have cloned three different animal species. Texas A&M researchers have successfully cloned cattle, goats and most recently pigs and are aggressively working to clone dogs, cats, […]

ECR Grant Funding

The College of Veterinary Medicine awarded the Educational and Communications Resources (ECR) department a $367,000 grant for technological advancements throughout the college. “The funds will help us to deal with the frequent bottleneck experienced with increased traffic,” said Dr. Jim Snell, information systems manager. In previous years, the ECR used cabling that allowed 72 computers […]

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Research

New ground is being broken in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University. Dr. Jane Welsh, an Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health, and her team have made extraordinary discoveries benefiting the medical and scientific field, and many MS sufferers in the […]

CVM Global Veterinary Leadership Program

Veterinary students are taking their education on the road. Students at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University are going global, utilizing their skills and knowledge by participating in the Global Veterinary Leadership Program. Drs. G. Gale Wagner, Professor, and Isabel Carbajal, Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, developed the program in response to the […]

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