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Austin Warren and a tortoise

CVMBS Graduate Student Prepares For Future In Exotic Animal Medicine

As a self-described thrill-seeker, future wildlife and exotic animal veterinarian Austin Warren looks forward to the day he can work up close and personal with animals that many other people may find frightening. “I’m not scared of many animals; I enjoy the excitement of seeing wild animals in person,” the Lewisville native said. “I remember […]

Veterinary student Rachel Ellerd in blue scrubs holding Iroh the cream colored cat

Rescue Kitten With Rare Genital Dysplasia Condition Treated By, Finds Forever Home With Texas A&M Veterinary Student

When Lampasas Community Cats first brought Iroh, a Siamese-mix kitten, into the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), they were unsure of his fate. Based on his unusual condition, the non-profit organization didn’t know if anyone would be able to adopt him. But thanks to Texas A&M’s Small Animal Hospital, Iroh was fixed up—literally—and […]

Close up of the Distinguished Achievement Award medal

CVMBS Staff, Faculty Earn Campus-Wide Distinguished Achievement Awards

Two members of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) have received Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of Former Students for their positive impact on Texas A&M. The university-level awards are presented each year to faculty and staff who exhibit the highest standards of excellence. Dr. Laura Hammons ‘97 […]

Dr. L. Garry Adams in the VBEC courtyard

CVMBS Senior Professor Selected As National Veterinary Microbiologist Of The Year

Dr. L. Garry Adams, a senior professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has been selected as the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists’ (ACVM) Distinguished Veterinary Microbiologist of 2021. This award recognizes a veterinary microbiologist whose career has made important contributions to the field in the areas of research, […]

Two Przewalski's horses

Endangered Przewalski’s Horses Join Texas A&M Wildlife Center

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Winnie Carter Wildlife Center (WCWC) is the new home for two Przewalski’s horses (P horses), a critically endangered species from Mongolia that is considered to be the last truly wild horse in existence. At the WCWC, the P horses will help teach veterinary and […]

Two scientists in white lab coats and personal protective equipment swab a small yorkie dog

Texas A&M Research Uncovers First Known COVID-19 UK Variant In Animals

The United Kingdom variant (B.1.1.7) of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been detected for the first time in a dog and a cat from the same household in Brazos County, Texas, as part of a study led by researchers at Texas A&M University. The first reported finding of the B.1.1.7 human variant virus […]

CVMBS Announces 2021 Outstanding Alumni, Rising Star

Four alumni from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) will receive 2021 awards during the Outstanding Alumni & Rising Star Awards virtual ceremony on April 16, 2021. The 2021 Outstanding Alumni award recipients are Dr. Robert O. “Bob” Dittmar II ’79 (posthumous), Dr. Harold R. “Ray” Emerson ’65, and Dr. […]

CVMBS’ 2020 Outstanding Alumni, Rising Star To Be Honored At 2021 Ceremony

The 2020 Outstanding Alumni and Rising Star award recipients from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) will be honored during a virtual ceremony on April 16, 2021, following the 2020 ceremony’s cancellation. In 2020, the Outstanding Alumni award recipients were Dr. Henry Carwile ’65, Dr. Erin Fleener ’97, Col. Steven […]

Texas A&M School of Public Health and Superfund Research Center present Health Equity, & Actioon: Demistifying COVID-17 & Vaccination, a community partnership with Furr High School and t.e.j.a.s

Texas A&M School of Public Health, Superfund Center Present Community Webinars On COVID-19 Disparities, Encouraging Vaccination

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, scientists were faced with a serious challenge—how to educate the general public on a disease that they themselves knew so little about. During the past year, however, science has made great advances in its knowledge of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, even to the point of developing multiple […]

A vmth veterinary technician and veterinarian with Lilly the black lab

Texas A&M VMTH, Gary Sinise Foundation Help Veteran’s Dog Beat Cancer

“Lilly is more than just our dog. She’s more than just our family member. She’s changed my child’s life and made it so much better,” said Laura Deming, a physician’s assistant and Navy veteran from Houston. Lilly, a 10-year-old black lab, joined the Deming family in 2011 as a trained assistance dog for Deming’s son, […]

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