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 […]

CVMBS Students, Faculty Participate In 2021 Aggies Invent: VetMed

Sixty-three Aggies from across the Texas A&M University campus competed in the fourth annual Aggies Invent: VetMed competition hosted by the Colleges of Engineering and Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS). Aggies Invent: VetMed is a 48-hour intensive design experience during which students in multidisciplinary teams work to create technological strategies and solutions to improve […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Reach Underserved Areas With New Telehealth Project

A new, collaborative telehealth project at Texas A&M University is improving access to mental health resources and veterinary medical care in underserved areas surrounding Bryan-College Station. Jeremy Kenny, Veterinary Innovation & Entrepreneurship program manager in Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS); Dr. Lori Teller, director of the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical […]

CVMBS Researchers Develop State-Level COVID-19 Response Model

A team of researchers at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and the Texas A&M School of Public Health (SPH) has developed a model that predicts at a state-level the non-pharmaceutical intervention needs of states to mitigate risk and contain COVID-19 as they reopen. This transmission dynamic model—which evaluates the […]

Hands-On Foot-and-Mouth Disease Field Training Available for the First Time to North American Private Sector Livestock Veterinarians

Texas A&M AgriLife and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are offering the first-ever field training for North American private-sector veterinarians and state and federal animal health officials for foot-and-mouth disease. The training will include hands-on experience in the diagnosis and investigation of a real outbreak in a foot-and-mouth disease-endemic country. The […]

Texas A&M, Washington Launch Historic Dog Aging Project

Across the country, about 10,000 dogs of all backgrounds will be studied to see how they age and  of what makes for a long, healthy dog’s life. Everyone who loves a dog wants the animal, whether pet or work companion, to enjoy as many years as possible. Learning the whys behind the length and strength […]

Texas A&M Veterinary School Partners With Volition To Create First-Ever Cancer Screenings For Dogs

There are currently no accurate, simple, and affordable cancer screening tests available in veterinary medicine, yet 25 percent of the more than 55 million dogs in the United States will develop cancer at some stage of their life, accounting for an estimated 4.2 million cancer diagnoses each year. The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine […]

CVM Representatives Visit Reveille Club in Houston

Representatives of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology (VTPP) and Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science & Biomedical Devices spoke at the Houston Reveille Club on Sept. 12 to promote research projects taking place at the CVM. The group consisted of Dr. Glen […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Partners with National Taiwan University

Story by Megan Myers A memorandum of understanding between Texas A&M University and National Taiwan University will strengthen collaborations in the areas of disaster research and preparedness and provide both institutions with the opportunity to study disaster response on a global scale. Dr. Ivan Rusyn, director of the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center and University […]