School of Veterinary Medicine

Bone Dry

August 28, 2009
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says we have yet to discover all dinosaur species.
Article Source: Slate

It's About Much More Than Just Michael Vick

August 28, 2009
Dean Joan Hendricks of the School of Veterinary Medicine authors a letter to the editor on the Michael Vick controversy.
Article Source: Harrisburg Patriot-News
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 27, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 3, 2009

Penn Vet Honors Students With Largest Individual Research Awards In 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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Media Contact:Gail Luciani | luciani@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475March 20, 2009

Frederick A. Murphy Honored With $100,000 Penn Vet World Leadership Award


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.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604March 6, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 28, 2009

Brain Structure Assists in Immune Response, According to Penn Vet Study


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.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 22, 2009

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.