New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists.

Research Areas: Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Oncologic pathology, Squamous cell carsinoma, Pathology, Skin diseases,
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School of Veterinary Medicine
Room 4040, MJRyan VHUP
3900 Delancey Street

Research Interest
i) Dermatopathology. The identification of spontaneous skin diseases in the dog and cat with an emphasis on new diseases which may be a homolog of diseases in man.
ii) Neoplasia in the dog and cat with emphasis on skin and soft tissue tumors, mammary dysplasia and mammary neoplasia.
iii) Cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Goldschmidt, M.H., Pena, L,. Rasotto, R., Zappulli, V. Classification and Grading of Canine Mammary Tumors. Veterinary Pathology 48: 117-131, 2011.

Sorenmo, K.U., Rasotto, R., Zappulli, V., Goldschmidt, M.H. Development, Anatomy, Histology, Lymphatic Drainage, Clinical Features and Cell Differentiation Markers of Canine Mammary Gland Neoplasms. Veterinary Pathology 48: 85-97, 2011.

Sorenmo, K.U., Kristiansen, V.M., Cofone, M.A., Shofer, F.S., Breen, A-M., Langeland, M., Mongil, C.M., Grondahl, A.M., Teige, J. and Goldschmidt, M.H. Canine mammary gland tumours; a histological continuum from benign to malignant; clinical and histopathological evidence. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology 7: 162-172, 2009.

Asakawa, M.G., Goldschmidt, M.H., Une, Y, Nomura, Y. The Immunohistochemical Evaluation of Estrogen Receptor-{alpha} and Progesterone Receptors of Normal, Hyperplastic, and Neoplastic Endometrium in 88 Pet Rabbits. Vet Pathol. 45: 217-225, 2008.

Goldschmidt, M.H., Kennedy, J.S., Kennedy, D.R., Yuan, H., Holt, D.S., Casal, M.L., Traas, A.M., Mauldin, E.A., Moore, P.F., Henthorn, P.S., Hartnett, B.J., Weinberg, K.I., Schlege R. and Felsburg, P.J. Severe Papillomavirus Infection Progressing to Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Bone Marrow Transplanted X-linked SCID Dogs. J Virology 80: 6621-6628, 2006.

Goldschmidt, M.H. and Hendrick, M.H. Tumors of the Skin and Soft Tissues. In. Tumors of Domestic Animals, 4th Edition. Ed. Meuten D.E., Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa, USA : pp.45-117, 2002.

Goldschmidt, M.H., Shofer F.S. and Smelstoys, J.E. Neoplastic lesions of the Mammary Gland. Chapter 19. In Pathobiology of the Aging Dog, Mohr, U. et. al. ISU Press/ILSI, Ames, Iowa, USA. : , 2001.

Goldschmidt, M.H., Dunstan, R.W., Stannard, A.A., von Tscharner, C., Walder, E.J. and Yager, J.A. Histological Classification of Epithelial and Melanocytic Tumors of the Skin of Domestic Animals Second Series. World Health Organization. : , 1998.

Kennedy, P.C., Cullen, J.M., Edwards, J.F., Goldschmidt, M.H., Larsen, S., Munson, L., Nielsen, S. (1998) Histological Classification of Tumors of the Genital System of Domestic Animals. Second Series, Volume IV, American Registry of Pathology, Washington, D.C. : , 1998.

B.V.M.S. University of Glasgow, School of Veterinary Medicine, Glasgow, Scotland, 1968

Dip, A.H. University of London, Royal Veterinary College, London, England, 1969

M.Sc. University of London, Royal Veterinary College, London, England (with distinction), 1974