LEAH MAKARON
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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
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LEAH MAKARON, DVM

Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Specialties: ULAR, laboratory animals, research animal veterinarian
Research Areas: memory impairment, fatty liver disease, Immune-mediated interface dermatitis

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Recognition memory impairment in aged rhesus monkeys, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the common marmoset, Mineralized trichobezoars in a rhesus macaque, immune-mediated interface dermatitis in a rhesus macaque.

Regulatory oversight including protocol review, assisting labs with model development and protocol writing, collaborating with the Office of Animal Welfare on issues related to compliance, and the development of guidelines and policies governing the humane care of research animals at Penn.

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, 2009

Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Harvard Medical School New England Primate Research Center (2011 to 2015)
Post-doctoral Fellowship in Comparative Medicine