School of Veterinary Medicine

CPR Can Be a Lifesaver for Pets as Well as People

June 29, 2012

Manuel Boller of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on pet CPR.

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Philly a Hotbed of Efforts to Prevent Blindness

June 24, 2012

Gustavo Aguirre of the School of Veterinary Medicine and his research into genetic basis for retinitis pigmentosa are profiled.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194June 25, 2012

Summer VETS Program Gives High School and College Students a Taste of Veterinary Life at Penn

Gently placing the stethoscope against the golden retriever’s furry rib cage, a woman listens intently through the earpiece.

“Lungs auscult clear,” she declares — veterinarian-speak for a healthy-sounding respiratory system.

Case of Lost Dog in Kensington Highlights Anxiety Disorders in Pets

June 20, 2012

Carlo Siracusa and Alison Seward of the School of Veterinary Medicine comment on anxiety disorders in pets.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Vet Explains Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

June 20, 2012

Dan Hume of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses signs of heat exhaustion in dogs.

Article Source: CBS Local
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659June 7, 2012

Penn and Cornell Researchers Spearhead the Development of New Guidelines for Veterinary CPR

PHILADELPHIA — For nearly 50 years, the American Heart Association, with the help of researchers and physicians from across the nation, has developed and disseminated guidelines on how best to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on patients experiencing cardiac arrest. But no such evidence-based guidelines existed in the veterinary world.

Pet Points: Veterinarians Essential to Human Health, Too

June 2, 2012

The School of Veterinary Medicine and its contributions are spotlighted.

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Audio: Going to Vet School and Animal Care

June 5, 2012

Dean Joan Hendricks discusses the School of Veterinary Medicine’s programs and animal-care research.

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Our Predatory T Cells

May 31, 2012

Andrea Liu of the School of Arts and Sciences blogs about her collaborative research with Christopher Hunter, Tajie Harris and David Christian of the School of Veterinary Medicine about T cells that hunt parasites.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Video: Promising New Epilepsy Research

May 31, 2012

Charles Vite of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on epilepsy research.

Article Source: 6ABC