VMBS Funds Faculty Members’ Initiatives To Support Veterinary Student Success

As home to one of the nation’s most highly ranked Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs, the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) places great emphasis on its students’ quality of education and its faculty’s ability to provide a great learning environment. Three VMBS faculty members — Drs. Katherine Maples, Yvonne […]

Texas A&M Receives $1.8 Million NIH Grant To Support Bone Health In People With Down Syndrome

Texas A&M University researchers have been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study bone regeneration throughout the lifespan to ultimately benefit individuals with Down syndrome. The new INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE (INCLUDE) Project grant will help scientists understand whether bone regeneration […]

Texas A&M Researchers Receive NIH Grant To Improve Quality Of Life For People With Down Syndrome

A team of researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research metabolism in people with Down syndrome. By targeting genes that affect metabolism, the team may be able to develop drug therapies for physical and mental […]

Texas A&M Receives Over $1 Million In USDA Grants to Study SARS-CoV-2 In Deer

Texas A&M University scientists and research partners have received two National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) grants to study the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in deer. These funds will help researchers understand the impact of the virus in Texas’ deer populations and its relationship to human and ecological health. […]

Texas A&M Awarded Grant To Develop Augmented Reality Experiences For Correctional Officers

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has awarded a one-year grant of $320,000 to Texas A&M University to study the impact of augmented reality and microlearning resources in the field of correctional work. The project will be directed by Dr. Nicola Ritter, an instructional associate professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical […]

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 Postdoc Receives NIH Grant For Toxicology Research

Dr. Meichen Wang, a postdoctoral trainee in Texas A&M University’s Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology, has been awarded a nearly $1 million career development grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Wang’s grant, an NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00), will provide support for her work […]

Texas A&M Researchers To Further Develop Unique Cancer Drug With $2.3M NIH Grant

Preliminary data indicate that the compounds developed in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Safe both kill tumors and rejuvenate the immune system, which becomes exhausted as it responds to cancer. A team of Texas A&M University researchers has received a $2.3-millon grant from the National Institutes of Health to further explore a unique immunotherapy that […]

Texas A&M Researchers Developing New Approach For Analyzing Chemical Mixtures

Drs. Weihsueh Chiu and Ivan Rusyn, professors at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), have received one of 11 new research grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of an initiative to find novel ways to assess the toxicity of chemical mixtures. While toxicology studies have traditionally […]

Texas A&M Professors Granted $1.2 Million To Enhance Diversity In Neuroscience

A five-year grant of more than $1.2 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will promote diversity in the field of neuroscience by supporting diverse, research-intensive communities at Texas A&M University. The grant will be used to create a Neuroscience Research Leadership Program modeled on the successful Aggie Research Program (ARP). Dr. Christopher Quick, […]


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