VMBS Researcher Studying Ticks To Ensure Safer Future For People, Animals

Dr. Albert Mulenga, a professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), has found the research that makes him tick—ticks and tick-borne diseases. Because these parasites pose a global threat to human, animal, and environmental health, Mulenga has taken a One Health approach to his […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Make Serendipitous Diagnosis Of Cat’s Rare Autoimmune Condition

Baxter, a 12-year-old seal point Birman cat, tends to draw eyes wherever he goes. “He is such a pretty cat,” said Baxter’s owner Erin Young. “He just prances around, looking beautiful and knowing that he’s so beautiful. He’s a joy for our family and he’s a very special cat, to say the least.” Young and […]

Texas A&M Biomedical Sciences Students Launch Research Program In McAllen

Since its inception, one of the key selling points at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen has been that students will have the same opportunities they have in College Station. This also has been true for the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) program at the Higher Education […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Continues To Serve Texas And Beyond Despite Recent Challenges

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) director Dr. Wesley Bissett should have known it was going to be a unique year when the team’s first 2020 deployment was to the Texas A&M University campus itself. In March, the team helped organize the COVID-19 response for the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), putting to […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Fund Honors Veteran Dimitri del Castillo

Dimitri del Castillo had a zest for life, a commitment to excellence, a passion for service, and a genius for leading others. That charismatic combination helped the Houston native graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point and become an Army Ranger. Those traits were also critical in ensuring that all the men […]

Former Umpire Studies Veterinary Medicine To Prepare For Third Career Path

From umpire to business owner to veterinarian, Chris Tiller has pursued a diverse range of careers during his life, always taking advantage of new opportunities to follow his passions. As a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), he is currently working toward one of his childhood […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Explore Translational Medicine, Save Pet Pig With Human Surgical Tool

When Peggy, a pot-bellied pig, arrived at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital (LAH) showing signs of a gastrointestinal obstruction, her veterinarians employed a rare combination of equine and human surgical techniques to save her life. The 9-month-old pig began showing signs of an obstruction, including lethargy and lack of appetite, in March 2020, leading […]

Texas A&M Alumna Creates VMTH Fund To Support K-9 Heroes

Almost everybody has a cancer story—a story about how the disease has affected their life or the life of somebody they love. For Stacy LeBlanc, cancer played a part in one of the earliest losses of her life; she was just 12 years old when her 47-year-old mother died of cancer. But this isn’t a […]

CVMBS’ Aggie ACHIEVE Course Provides Valuable Learning Opportunities For Students With Disabilities

When the students first saw the two massive, black-as-night Percheron draft horses, their faces filled with excitement and joy. Some of them had never interacted with a horse and they couldn’t wait to approach the gentle giants. These young adults were visiting the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) as members […]

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

Note: This procedure is not available for all patients. Please contact the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at 979.845.2351 with any questions. 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 […]

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