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Latest Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Stories

2012-06-26 10:32:06

'CATCH' and 'FETCH' scores help veterinarians and pet owners make critical decisions Quality of life has become accepted as an important predictor of survival among human patients with heart failure. Now veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have developed two surveys that may prove to be similarly useful in evaluating the quality of life for dogs and cats with heart disease. Known as "FETCH" (Functional Evaluation of Cardiac Health) and "CATCH"...

2012-05-31 11:01:41

Without immediate action, a new National Research Council report warns, the academic veterinary community could fail to prepare the next generation of veterinarians for faculty teaching and research positions as well as for jobs in state diagnostic laboratories, federal research and regulatory agencies, and the pharmaceutical and biologics industry. Although the supply of veterinarians is growing, more than half of veterinary students seek training in companion animal or pet medicine. In...

2012-02-20 08:00:00

Groundbreaking Partnership Between Academia and Industry Aims to Provide an Unparalleled Online Learning Experience to Help Meet the Needs of an Evolving Veterinary Profession Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have announced today a groundbreaking partnership with Pfizer Animal Health. This unique partnership between academia and industry will deliver the...


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