School of Veterinary Medicine

After Long Battle With Illness, Paynter Is Set to Make Return to Racetrack

June 13, 2013

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center is mentioned.

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Stress Can Cause Permanent Damage to a Man’s Sperm – and Affect the Mental Health of His Children

June 13, 2013

Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Perelman School of Medicine talks about studying how stressed fathers can affect offspring brain development.

Article Source: MainOnline.com
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Media Contact:Steve Graff | stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653June 12, 2013

Penn Study Finds Stressed Dads Can Affect Offspring Brain Development

Sperm doesn’t appear to forget anything. Stress felt by dad—whether as a preadolescent or adult—leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, a response linked to several mental disorders. 

Progress Made on Laminitis, but Still Much Left to Do

June 7, 2013

Kurt Hankerson of the School of Veterinary Medicine shares the progress that has been made on understanding laminitis.

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Philly’s Cleft Palate Puppy Is Internet Celebrity

June 3, 2013

Alexander Reiter and John Lewis of the School of Veterinary Medicine discuss surgery to fix a puppy’s cleft palate.

Article Source: NBC10 Philadelphia

Let’s Address Hunger Crisis

May 28, 2013

Dean Joan Hendricks of the School of Veterinary Medicine co-authors an editorial about America’s hunger crisis.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Free Vision Screenings for Service Dogs

May 21, 2013

Gustavo Aguirre of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed about offering free vision screenings for service dogs.

Article Source: 6ABC

The Kitten Who Refused to Die

May 21, 2013

Lillian Aronson of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on a cat receiving kidney transplant surgery.

Article Source: Philly.com

Puppies at Penn to Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer

May 6, 2013

Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on working with puppies to help detect ovarian cancer.

Article Source: Philly.com

Lentil’s Many Fans, Foster Mom Await Puppy’s Cleft Palate Surgery at Penn

May 2, 2013

John Lewis of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses caring for a puppy with a cleft palate.

Article Source: Newsworks