CVMBS Researcher Uses Disease Modeling To Help Combat Global Infectious Outbreaks

When an area is struck by disease, chaos can often consume the community as they try to organize in the midst of fear and confusion. Dr. Martial Ndeffo, an assistant professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), helps local officials make sense of […]

Texas A&M Researchers Discover Energy Drinks’ Harmful Effects On Heart

A team of researchers led by Dr. Ivan Rusyn, a University Professor in the Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) department at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has found that some energy drinks have adverse effects on human cardiomyocyte-like cells, or the muscle cells of the heart. In the study, published […]

Texas A&M Researchers Using Innovative Technology To Develop New Chemical Safety Testing Method

Rusyn and Chiu, professors in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), received nearly $800,000 for the study “Integrating tissue chips, rapid untargeted analytical methods and molecular modeling for toxicokinetic screening of chemicals, their metabolites and mixtures.” This three-year project aims to use biological, analytical, and modeling […]

Finding Meaning In Mentorship

Dr. Dana Gaddy has been blessed with the support of many, so now she’s paying it forward by using the lessons she’s learned to build relationships with her own students. Dr. Dana Gaddy’s mentor Joanne Richards once told her, “People are like plants. You just need to give them a bit of water and let […]

CVM Toxicology Alumna Selected For AFS Distinguished Graduate Student Award

Lauren Lewis, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT), was selected to receive the 2020 Texas A&M Association of Former Students’ (AFS) Distinguished Graduate Student Award in the category of Excellence in Research. Every year, the AFS selects a group […]

CVM Graduate Students To Lead By Example In Now-Virtual Society Of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Texas Edition

While many scientific meetings across the country are being cancelled, this Saturday (April 4, 2020), a large Texas cohort of toxicology faculty and trainees will be utilizing an online format to replace some of the events that were scheduled for March in Anaheim, California, as part of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The […]

Herman, Derr Honored with College-Level AFS Teaching Awards

The Texas A&M Association of Former Students (AFS) has recognized two Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) faculty members as recipients of 2019 college-level Distinguished Achievement Awards in Teaching. Dr. Cheryl Herman, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), and Dr. James Derr, a professor in […]

CVM Graduate Students Compete in 3MT Final Competition

Two graduate students from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) placed as finalists in the unique and fast-paced Texas A&M University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. This competition, hosted by the Texas A&M Office of Graduate and Professional Studies (OGAPS), challenges students to present their thesis and research discoveries in […]

Rusyn-Chaired Group Evaluates Human Carcinogenic Hazards For International Cancer Research Agency

Dr. Ivan Rusyn, Texas A&M University Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), has completed service as chair of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Monographs working group on the Identification of Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans (Volume 125): “Some Industrial Chemical Intermediates and […]

Rusyn Appointed to National Board on Environmental Studies, Toxicology

Dr. Ivan Rusyn, Texas A&M University Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), has been appointed to the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST) within the Division on Earth and Life Studies of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The mission of […]

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