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Executive Council Addresses Veterinary Leadership Development at Texas A&M

On June 22-23, 2005, top leaders of the veterinary medical profession met at Texas A&M University for a two day summit. This historic meeting brought together for the first time, executive leaders from all segments of the veterinary medical profession to discuss the critical need for development of future leaders in the veterinary medical profession. […]

Stephen Safe

Safe Travel

COLLEGE STATION, Aug. 18, 2005 – If you’re a world-class researcher, you’re wanted all over the world. That pretty much describes Stephen Safe, who holds the rank of “Distinguished Professor” at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and in the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in the Health Science Center. Talk […]

Small Animal Zoological Medicine Service at Texas A&M Offers Comprehensive Care for Exotic Pets

COLLEGE STATION – August 9, 2005- A new and improved Small Animal Zoological Medicine Service, under the direction of Dr. David Phalen and Dr. Jean Paré, is now available at the Small Animal Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. The service offers comprehensive care to a wide range of […]

Dr. Leon Russell

Texas A&M Professor Is First American Elected WVA President

COLLEGE STATION – August 2, 2005 – Dr. Leon Russell, a professor at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, became the first American elected president of the World Veterinary Association (WVA) during the 28th World Veterinary Congress held in Minneapolis, MN, July 16-20. Over the next three years, Russell, whose candidacy […]

Researchers Discover New Chromosome Evolution Pattern

COLLEGE STATION, July 22, 2005 – Breakages in chromosomes in mammalian evolution have occurred at preferred rather than random sites as long thought, and many of the sites are involved in human cancers, an international team of 25 scientists has discovered. The researchers, reporting in the July 22 issue of the journal Science, also found […]

Dr. Bahr and CT Scanners

New CT Scanner Provides Faster More Detailed Animal Exams

COLLEGE STATION – Small animals are benefiting greatly from a new, state-of-the-art imaging system, helical CT, which allows radiologists at Texas A&M University ‘s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to obtain detailed wafer-thin cross-sections of internal anatomy without the need for surgery. With helical CT or “helical CAT scan,” x-ray technology and high-speed […]

World of Veterinary Medicine Changing, Beaver Tells Graduates

Thursday, May 12, 2005 – COLLEGE STATION – The world of veterinary medicine is changing faster than at any time in its history, Bonnie Beaver, professor of veterinary medicine and current president of the American Veterinary Medical Association, said Thursday during commencement ceremonies at Texas A&M University. Beaver, addressing the 123 graduates who received their […]

Houston Native, 57, Becomes Oldest to Get Veterinary Medical Degree

May 3, 2005 – At age 57, Pat Ryan says she is dog-gone tired. When she receives her degree next week (Thursday, May 12) from Texas A&M University ‘s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Houston native will become the oldest person ever in Texas to graduate with a veterinary medicine degree. It’s […]

Paris Texas with surrogate mom Greta

First Cloned Horse in North America Born at Texas A&M

WHAT: In what is believed to be the first success of its kind in North America, researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University have successfully cloned a horse. The privately owned colt named Paris Texas was cloned from the adult skin cells biopsied from its genetic donor by […]

Outstanding Veterinary Alumni To Be Honored

(COLLEGE STATION, TX) – The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, will be honoring five outstanding alumni at a ceremony on April 15, 2005, at the George Bush Library Conference Center. Brigadier General Michael B. Cates, DVM, Class of `80, is the highest-ranking veterinarian in the United States armed forces serving […]

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