Researchers from Dr. Boris Striepen’s lab tracked Cryptosporidium in real time, creating a new paradigm for how the widespread parasite reproduces in a host.
Researchers in the School of Veterinary Medicine and colleagues have developed a gene therapy that restores dim-light vision in dogs with a congenital form of night blindness, offering hope for treating a similar condition in people.
Pivoting to study SARS-CoV-2, many scientists on campus have launched new research projects that address the challenges of the pandemic but also prepare us to confront future challenges.
Thomas D. Parsons, Christopher J. Lengner and Amy L. Johnson have been recognized for scholarly achievements.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 Eurasian variant (bird flu) has been detected in domestic and wild birds in multiple states within the Atlantic and Mississippi Migratory Flyways.
The Royal Veterinary College – together with Penn Vet and MARS EQUESTRIAN™ – has launched a new, international scholarship program aimed at advancing the health and welfare of horses.
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association announced a $150,000 donation to the Equine Pharmacology Laboratory at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center that will support continued revolutionary research in equine biomarkers.
A report led by Penn Vet's Dr. Elizabeth Lennon and colleagues has confirmed what is believed to be the first published account of the delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 in a house cat.
In humans the pandemic is showing signs of ebbing. In white-tailed deer and other wildlife, however, infections appear widespread.
Penn Vet's Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases announced inaugural Martin and Pamela Winter Infectious Disease Fellowships of $35,000 each to two, early-career biomedical scientists
Thanks to a generous gift from The Harold and Judy McKonly Family Foundation, Penn Vet will continue its pioneering work within the field of animal shelter medicine and community outreach.
John Baxter Taylor graduated from Penn Vet in 1908 and during his time at Penn he competed on the track team, eventually representing the US at the Olympics in London that same year.
In a conversation with Penn Today, Penn Vet Dean Andrew Hoffman shares his perspective on the important role veterinarians can play in supporting underserved communities.
New findings from the lab of Dr. P. Jeremy Wang shed light on the cell division process that creates eggs and sperm, recurrent pregnancy loss, and the mechanism by which sperm move.
Dr. William A. Beltran and Dr. David M. Gamm have been awarded CAD$725,000 from Fighting Blindness Canada’s Restore Vision 20/20 program to continue their ground-breaking research into cell replacement therapy for retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited retinal disease.
A team led by the School of Veterinary Medicine’s M. Andrés Blanco has uncovered a new target for treating certain blood cancers that works by removing an obstacle to their maturation.
Horse owners usually dread hearing the diagnosis of “Laminitis.” The disease plagues horses of many backgrounds, ages and disciplines. Using genetics, UF/IFAS and University of Pennsylvania scientists have made a breakthrough in the disease thanks to funding from The Foundation for the Horse.
The Human Animal Bond Research Institute announces it has awarded a new research grant to Penn Vet to investigate whether pets are a source of microbiota that can help restore deficiencies in their owner’s gut microbiome.
Andrew Hoffman, DVM, DSc, DACVIM, the Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) was recognized as a newly elected Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia at a reception on Friday evening, November 19.
Penn Vet’s unique new Institute for Infectious Zoonotic Diseases