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. 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. 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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Tractor, treated at New Bolton Center for a mysterious infection

Strange Swelling a Medical Mystery

An experienced horsewoman, Monica Fiss had never seen a swelling like the one she found on her horse's belly.

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Champion Golden Retriever Lewis at Ryan Hospital

500 Days and Counting

Paige Jones never expected a diagnosis of osteosarcoma for Lewis, her 10-year-old champion Golden Retriever.

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