Researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) embody the spirit of discovery and channel their enthusiasm into projects examining the underlying molecular and biochemical mechanisms of diseases in livestock, companion, wild, and exotic species. Our multidisciplinary group of clinical and basic investigators is engaged in cutting edge research that directly impacts both veterinary and human medicine. The CVM collectively receives more than $13 million dollars in state, federal, and private funding each year.
The college has 5 academic departments and two service departments including the veterinary medical teaching hospital (small and large animal clinics) and the Texas Institute for Preclinical Studies (TIPS) which provide a stimulating environment fostering translational research that will shape the future. We have approximately 250 faculty members in our college that are actively engaged in research, teaching and service.
The CVM has faculty members from many diverse research areas, including our seven signature programs are conducting interdisciplinary research projects on basic, translational and clinical biomedical research. The findings of these projects have been reported in prestigious journals, including Nature, Science, Cell, and Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. This research is supported by federal, state, and private agencies, such as NIH, USDA, and Morris Animal Foundation.
A major aspect of our mission is to train future scientists and clinicians in the cutting edge biomedical techniques and ensure they are on the forefront of their areas of expertise. We have over 130 graduate students and numerous undergraduate students that are actively engaged in research.