School of Veterinary Medicine

Psittacosaurus Dinosaur Skull Study Reveals Three Species Are Actually One

August 13, 2013

Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about studying species that were misclassified.

Article Source: The Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194August 9, 2013

Fresh Analysis of Dinosaur Skulls by Penn Researchers Finds Three Species Are One

A new analysis of dinosaur fossils by University of Pennsylvania researchers has revealed that a number of specimens of the genus Psittacosaurus — once believed to represent three different species — are all members of a single species.

How Successful Are Colleges at Graduating Students with Subsidized Stafford Loans?

August 9, 2013

Information about how colleges and universities are serving their entire student populations is in demand, judging from the requests U.S.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Training Dogs to Help Sniff Out Cancer

August 9, 2013

Cindy Otto of Penn’s Working Dog Center explains how the Center is partnering with researchers to train do

Article Source: USA Today

Building a Better Search Dog: Man’s Best Friend Is Also Best Finder

July 28, 2013

Annemarie DeAngelo of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.

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Cleft-Palate Dog Connects With Children with ‘Facial Differences’

July 18, 2013

The “Best Friends Bash” is highlighted and John Lewis of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on craniofacial surgeries.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Checking In With ‘Super Puppies’

July 11, 2013

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center and Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine are featured.

Article Source: Fox News

Endearing Pooch Lentil Helps Kids With Facial Differences

July 2, 2013

Alexander Reiter and John Lewis of the School of Veterinary Medicine are mentioned for performing surgery on Lentil, a French bulldog born with a cleft palate and cleft lip.

Article Source: CNN
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Media Contact:Manasee Wagh | manasee@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194June 18, 2013

Penn Researchers Pinpoint How Smoking Causes Osteoporosis

Human bone breaks down and regenerates naturally all the time, in a perfectly balanced dance that maintains skeletal integrity.

As people age, bone tends to deteriorate faster, causing osteoporosis and other disorders. Smoking artificially accelerates bone degeneration as well.

Maryland Nonprofit Aid Research Into Eye Diseases

June 17, 2013

Gustavo D. Aguirre and Karina E. Guziewicz of the School of Veterinary Medicine are conducting research to treat human blindness.

Article Source: Philly.com