CVMBS, Fort Hood Army Post Offer Equine CE Event For Veterinary Corps

A continuing education event at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) gave 34 United States Army Veterinary Corps (VC) members from across the country the opportunity to learn about equine medicine from CVMBS experts. The event included one day of online webinars and one day of hands-on learning at the […]

New Mobile Testing Resource To Provide Advanced Data On Chemical Air Pollutants

Texas A&M University’s new mRAPiD air quality testing van, a collaboration between the Superfund Research Center and School of Public Health, will give researchers and communities the ability to detect hazardous chemical air pollutants in real time, while on location. mRAPiD, which stands for “mobile Responding to Air Pollution in Disasters,” was developed for responding […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Trains Environmental Scientists, Practitioners In Disaster Research Response

Forty environmental health scientists from around the country gathered at Texas A&M University to hone the skills necessary to understand and respond to complex natural and man-made disasters during Texas A&M Superfund Research Center’s 2021 Disaster Research Training Workshop, Dec. 2-3. Twenty-one trainees represented Texas A&M entities, including the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical […]

VERO, TVMDL Partnership Brings New Faculty To 2+2 Veterinary Program

The search to find the most qualified educators for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Education, Research, and Outreach (VERO) program has led to a partnership with the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL). Two new hires in the CVMBS’ Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), Dr. Hatem Kittana […]

Texas A&M Entities Participate In 2021 Operation Lone Star Emergency Response Exercise

Like with many things in life, the best way to prepare for an emergency response is to practice. Last week, Texas A&M University entities including the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and Texas A&M Health Science Center (Texas A&M Health) practiced their emergency response as part of Operation Lone […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Use Revolutionary Technique To Transform Landscape Of Pituitary Gland Surgery

It’s been over a year since T, a 9-year-old English Labrador, underwent life-saving surgery to remove his pituitary gland at Texas A&M University’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), and according to owner Brian Prachyl, the improvement in the dog’s quality of life has been amazing.  “Previously, T could barely walk when we’d take him out […]

Texas A&M Groups Host Vaccine Workshop To Prepare Animal Health ‘First Responders’

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a unit of Texas A&M AgriLife, and the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) recently hosted a virtual vaccine tabletop exercise. The event helped animal health experts from top beef, dairy, and swine states collaborate on vaccine plans for their respective states in the […]

‘Doc’ Graham Center—Including VERO, TVMDL Buildings—Officially Opens In Texas Panhandle

CANYON, Texas — Dignitaries, Texas A&M and West Texas A&M university administrators, and students alike today celebrated the grand opening of two buildings that greatly enhance veterinary medical, education, and research missions in the Texas Panhandle. The Charles W. “Doc” Graham ’53 DVM, The Texas A&M University System Center officially opened on the West Texas […]

Texas A&M Health Professionals Co-Host International Global Health Conference

A team of Aggies from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), School of Public Health, and College of Medicine co-hosted the 2021 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) virtual conference this March. Approximately 1,900 participants from more than 100 countries attended this year’s conference, “Addressing Critical Gaps in […]

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 […]

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