School of Veterinary Medicine

Training Dogs to Sniff Out Cancer

September 10, 2014

Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Charlie Johnson of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss cancer detection.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Can Dogs Be Trained to Detect the Smell of Cancer?

September 6, 2014

Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine and A.T. Charlie Johnson of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss cancer detection.

Article Source: PBS NewsHour

Dinosaur Nest Had 24 Hatchlings and a ‘Babysitter’

August 29, 2014

Researchers from the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Veterinary Medicine are highlighted for analyzing a 120-million-year-old fossil of a possible dinosaur nest.

Article Source: CBS News

Talking With…

September 1, 2014

Corinne Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed.

Article Source: County Lines Magazine

Possible Dinosaur Nest May Have Had ‘Babysitter,’ Penn Study Finds

August 27, 2014

School of Arts & Sciences doctoral student Brandon Hedrick and Peter Dodson of SAS and the School of Veterinary Medicine are highlighted for leading a study of 120 million-year-old dinosaur fossil.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194August 26, 2014

Penn Paleontologists Describe a Possible Dinosaur Nest and Young ‘Babysitter’

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A new examination of a rock slab containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one older individual is suggestive of a group of hatchlings overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study by University of Pennsylvania researchers.

Dinosaurs are often depicted as giant, frightening beasts. But every creature is a baby once.

A new examination of a rock slab containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one older individual is suggestive of a group of hatchlings overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study by University of Pennsylvania researchers.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2014

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen

WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018

WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2014, 11am

Penn Vet Research May Lead to Future Treatment for Deadly Ebola Virus

August 5, 2014

Ronald Harty of the School of Veterinary Medicine is featured for studying compounds that could reduce the ability of a virus like Ebola.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

Inside the 911 Call Center For Sick, Injured Marine Animals in New Jersey

July 31, 2014

Perry Habecker of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted on worki

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | Leeann.Donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660July 29, 2014

Penn Team Makes Cancer Glow to Improve Surgical Outcomes

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The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence. With a new technique, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have established a new strategy to help surgeons see the entire tumor in the patient, increasing the likelihood of a positive outcome.

The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.