Backyard poultry flock

Avian Influenza in the US

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in commercial poultry, backyard poultry flocks, and wild birds in several states.

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DNA damage and the protein interferon

DNA Damage and Premature Aging

By creating double-stranded breaks in DNA without chemotherapies or radiation, researchers found that levels of interferon rose.

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Dr. Amy Johnson with equine patient and Dr. Ray Sweeney

Veterinary Pioneer

Dr. Amy Johnson, board-certified in both large animal internal medicine and neurology, has developed a reputation as one of the nation's top equine neurologists.

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Dr. Jorgé Alvarez studies netrin-1 protein

Maintaining the Blood-Brain Barrier

Penn Vet's Dr. Jorgé Alvarez and researchers from McGill University and the University of Montreal study the role for netrin-1 in the blood-brain barrier.

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Dr. Maria Soltero-Rivera, oral surgeon at Penn Vet

Being Different

Last October, oral surgeon Dr. Maria Soltero-Rivera organized Best Friends Bash, rallying children and dogs around a debilitating condition.

Dr. Tracy Bale, Penn Vet researcher and professor

Mysteries of the Mind

Pairing molecular biology and behavioral studies, Dr. Tracy Bale stretches the research boundaries of sex differences in the brain.

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Penn Vet nursing staff are board-certified

What Excellence Means...

Clinical Services offered at Ryan Veterinary Hospital are augmented by an elite team of certified veterinary technicians.

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Learn what vet school entails with our Summer VETS program for both college and high school students.


Learn about the many ways Penn Vet's world-renowned researchers push the boundaries of scientific discovery by reading about our groundbreaking initiatives and research centers.

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