Texas A&M University Breaks Ground On McAllen Expansion Project

Space in the new Nursing Education & Research Building dedicated to the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences will support veterinary research and outreach in the Rio Grande Valley.  Texas A&M University’s expansion in the Rio Grande Valley hit another milestone today with the groundbreaking of the Texas A&M Health Nursing Education & Research […]

VMBS Shares Research, Outreach Related To Border Health At Scowcroft Summit

The 2023 Scowcroft Summit on Border Health provided a unique opportunity for faculty and administrators from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) to showcase their expertise, research, and outreach activities related to health resilience near the trans-border regions of southern United States and Central America. The summit, which was co-hosted […]

Texas A&M VMBS, AgriLife Research Build Veterinarian Recruitment Toolbox To Address Underserved Texas Communities

In communities throughout Texas and across the United States, the veterinarian serves as the cog of livestock and animal care, yet many rural areas continue a historical pattern of being underserved. To help address recruitment of veterinarians to critically underserved areas across the country, a collaborative effort between the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine […]

Creating Partnerships Between Veterinarians, Ranchers To Enhance Profitability And Sustainability

Various Texas A&M faculty members partnered to create and deliver a workshop to selected areas within Texas to bring producers and veterinarians together. A research team from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) developed the first integrated, interdisciplinary food animal patient-client-veterinary relationship (PCVR) workshop available for use by continuing education […]

Texas A&M Students Selected For ‘One Health’-Focused Veterinary Research Fellowships

Two Texas A&M University veterinary students were among the 13 students from around the world to be selected for Veterinary Student Research Fellowships issued by the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). Ali Olsen-Gerlach and Madison Rowe were among those selected for the 2023 FFAR Vet […]

Craig Huffhines Selected As Director Of Texas A&M Institute For Equine Sciences

Craig Huffhines ’90 has been selected as director of the recently established Texas A&M Institute for Equine Sciences. Huffhines returns to his alma mater in Bryan-College Station with a skillset spanning more than 30 years in equine-related academics and executive leadership. In joining the institute, Huffhines departs from his role as director of Equine Sciences and […]

Is Coffee Good For You? Texas A&M Researchers Provide New Insight

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages worldwide. But it also has been associated with health benefits like decreased rates of Parkinson’s disease and type 2 diabetes, as well as a lowered risk of some cancers, including colon, rectal, and breast cancer. Although the general health benefits of coffee consumption are well known, […]

Purina Petcare, Texas A&M Gastrointestinal Laboratory Join Forces To Advance Pet Microbiome Health

Five-year partnership to yield new diagnostic and nutritional tools through $2 million Purina PetCare Research Excellence Fund The veterinary industry can anticipate exciting new breakthroughs in the frontier of pet microbiome health thanks to a new partnership between Nestlé Purina PetCare Global Research and the Gastrointestinal Laboratory at Texas A&M University’s School of Veterinary Medicine […]

Texas A&M University Spotlights Immunology Research At Inaugural Symposium

Four units at Texas A&M University recently came together to host a symposium highlighting research projects occurring across the state and beyond in the vast field of immunology.  The inaugural Texas Symposium on Critical Topics in Immunology took place on Feb. 17-18 and was co-sponsored by the university’s Hagler Institute for Advanced Study, School of […]

VMBS Professor Collaborates On Project To Detect Fatigue Using Artificial Intelligence

Texas A&M University and Arizona State University (ASU) are collaborating on a $4.8 million multidisciplinary project funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Biological Technology Office to create artificial intelligence (AI) for detecting fatigued states using human breath. The project aims to better understand sleep deprivation, mental and physical fatigue in humans by […]


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