School of Veterinary Medicine
PHILADELPHIA –- The 2009 Student Inspiration Awards have been announced by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Award recipients receive $100,000 in research funding, the largest unrestricted student award in veterinary medicine, from the Vernon and Shirley Hill Foundation.
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PHILADELPHIA –- Frederick A. Murphy has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award. Murphy is the James W. McLaughlin Professor in Residence, Department of Pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
PHILADELPHIA –- For the first time, a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have imaged in real time the body’s immune response to a parasitic infection in the brain.
Just Living With Females Extends the Reproductive Life of the Male Mouse, Says Penn Veterinary Researcher
PHILADELPHIA –- Living with a female mouse can extend the reproductive life of a male mouse by as much as 20 percent, according to a study conducted by Ralph Brinster and a team of other researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. The study was reported online today in the journal Biology of Reproduction.
Penn Veterinary Researcher Tracy Bale Receives Career Development Award from Society for Neuroscience
PHILADELPHIA –- Tracy Bale of the University of Pennsylvania has received a 2008 Career Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience.
Bale is an assistant professor in the departments of Animal Biology at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Psychiatry at the School of Medicine.
John Gearhart, Stem Cell Pioneer, Named Penn's Institute for Regenerative Medicine Director and PIK Professor
Stress Contributes to Increased Consumption of High Fat, High Calorie Foods, Says Award-Winning Penn Research
PHILADELPHIA -– Two veterinary researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded the 2008 Ziskind-Somerfeld Research Award given for the top science paper of the year.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will hold a K-9 search training session in the basement of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine today.
The event is a demonstration for veterinary students and faculty, as well as a training session for explosive-detecting dogs. Seven dogs-in-training will run through a mock crime-scene scenario.