School of Veterinary Medicine

Of Mice and Men on Diets

December 10, 2010

Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for her study on what humans can learn from mice in connecting dieting and depression.

Article Source: ABC News

How Cats Drink: A Lesson in Fluid Mechanics

November 12, 2010

John Lewis of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on how cats prepare to drink liquids.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 7, 2010

Penn Scientists Identify New Role for Protein Molecule That Inhibits Response of Immune-System Cells

           PHILADELPHIA -– Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a new role for a protein molecule that inhibits the response of immune-system cells to inflammatory signals associated with many human diseases.           

Penn Veterinary School Gets $1M Gift

October 21, 2010

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center receives a leadership gift.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Combining 'Best' of Two Surgical Techniques for Right Dorsal Colitis

October 10, 2010

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center is cited for research on equine right dorsal colitis.

Article Source: theHorse.com

New Worries About Canine Flu: Should You Vaccinate Your Dog?

September 29, 2010

Michael Moyer of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides insight on canine flu vaccination.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

The Hunt for the Next Drug Test

September 21, 2010

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center is cited for research on equine toxicology testing.

Article Source: ESPN
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 22, 2010

Penn Vet Announces $100,000 Winners of 2010 World Leadership Award and Student Inspiration Awards

PHILADELPHIA –- Mo Salman, professor of animal population health at Colorado State University, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award, given annually by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine to a veterinarian who has dramatically changed the practice of the profession and influenced the lives of others.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 1, 2010

Hip Dysplasia Susceptibility in Dogs May Be Underreported, According to Penn Vet Comparative Study

PHILADELPHIA –- A study comparing a University of Pennsylvania method for evaluating a dog’s susceptibility to hip dysplasia to the traditional American method has shown that 80 percent of dogs judged to be normal by the traditional method are actually at risk for developing osteoarthritis and hip dysplasia, according to the Penn method.

First Tests for Stem Cell Therapy Are Near

August 29, 2010

John Gearhart of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Medicine comments on the possible impact of stem-cell transplantation therapy.

Article Source: Washington Post