The free lecture is part of Penn Vet’s First Tuesday Lecture Series Tuesday, February 5, 6:30-7:30 PM

[January 17, 2013; Kennett Square, PA] –On Tuesday, February 5, Penn Vet will present Eye Cancer in Horses: What it looks like and what you can do about it. The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA. The series offers the public open lectures on equine topics, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month.

The February 5 lecture will be a presented in New Bolton Center’s Woerner Auditorium, in the main hospital building, by Mary Utter PhD, DVM. A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Utter has cared for a broad range of domestic animals, as well as exotic species including kangaroo, zebra, Siberian tiger and hyacinth macaw. She is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Penn Vet and, since joining the faculty, her practice has focused primarily on equines.

The First Tuesday Lecture Series offers faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center an opportunity to share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Upcoming lecture topics include neurologic horses (March), drug research and testing (April) and The Penn Vet Podologic Museum (May).

For a complete list of scheduled lectures visit http://www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays.

Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to beltb@vet.upenn.edu.