School of Veterinary Medicine

Video: Sniffing Out Cancer

May 2, 2013

Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed about using detection dogs to help with ovarian-cancer screenings.

Article Source: Fox News

Penn Animal Hospital Named One of Nation’s First Veterinary Trauma Centers

April 30, 2013

Penn’s Ryan Hospital has been named one of the nation’s first trauma centers for animals.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Ashley Berke | berke@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475
Media Contact:John Donges | jdonges@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-4234May 1, 2013

Penn Vet Working Dog Center Collaborating on Ovarian Cancer Detection Study

In a unique, interdisciplinary collaboration, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center, The School of Arts and Science's Department of Physics and Astronomy, Penn Medicine’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Monell Chemical Senses Center have joined together to study ovarian cancer detection by dogs and e-sensors.

Penn Vet Snips a Few Neutering Myths

April 23, 2013

Carlo Siracusa of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on neutering myths.

Article Source: Delaware Online
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Media Contact:Ashley Berke | berke@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475
Media Contact:John Donges | jdonges@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-4234April 29, 2013

Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital One of the Nation’s First Veterinary Trauma Centers

The American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) has approved Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital as one of nine designated Veterinary Trauma Centers in the U.S. – and the only recognized 24/7 Veterinary Trauma Center within a 100 mile radius of Philadelphia

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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183April 23, 2013

Binge Eating Curbed by Deep Brain Stimulation in Animal Model, Penn Study Shows

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) in a precise region of the brain appears to reduce caloric intake and prompt weight loss in obese animal models, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194March 22, 2013

Penn’s Sarah Hughes: A United Nations Foundation ‘Champion’ for Vaccination

The University of Pennsylvania’s Sarah Hughes didn’t always consider herself an advocate. But she’s also not one to pass up an opportunity to help.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194March 11, 2013
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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372March 6, 2013

Groundbreaking Penn Conference Tackles the Complex of Urbanization and Food

Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.

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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372 March 6, 2013

Penn IUR Honors Leaders in Urban Food Systems at the Ninth Annual Urban Leadership Forum

The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.