Dr. Charles Vite, neurologist and researcher at Penn Vet

Controlling Childhood Alzheimer

By administering cyclodextrin into the fluid around cats’ brains, Dr. Vite and his team were able to halt the progression of Niemann-Pick.

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Pool recovery sytem at New Bolton Center

Waking Up Is Hard to Do

Created more than 40 years ago, the pool recovery system at New Bolton Center helps horses wake up gently from anesthesia.

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Penn Vet canine pacemakers

Keeping Pace

In 1967, a Penn Vet cardiologist implanted the first canine pacemaker. Nearly 50 years later, this device saved the life of a boxer named Jake.

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Penn Vet studies blood-sucking mosquitoes

Blood Suckers

A new study by Penn Vet'’s Michael Povelones and colleagues shows how the mosquito immune system fights off infection.

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Clydesdale horse and New Bolton patient Windsor at work

Windsor's Big Heart

When Windsor, a 2200-lb working Clydesdale, wasn't feeling himself, cardiologists at New Bolton Center soon found out why.

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Canine mitral valve disease radiograph

Addressing Canine Mitral Valve Disease

The "Barth" Memorial Fund for Mitral Valve Disease Research will help cardiologists at Penn Vet investigate canine MVD.

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Visiting Ryan Hospital

A Special Focus on Ryan Hospital

Walk through the doors of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital and it becomes immediately clear this is no ordinary place.

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