New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


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

Clinical Specialties:  Anatomic pathology, Neuropathology
Research Areas: Diagnostic pathology, Comparative Oncopathology

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Church Molly E, Veluvolu Sridhar M, Durham Amy C, Woolard Kevin D Clinical outcomes, ultrastructure and immunohistochemical features of canine high-grade olfactory neuroblastoma. [PMID 31177641] Veterinary and comparative oncology : , 2019.

Church Molly E, Turek Bradley J, Durham Amy C Neuropathology of Spontaneous Hypertensive Encephalopathy in Cats.[PMID 31113291] Veterinary pathology 56: 778-782, 2019.

Palma Roberto J, Bush William, Church Molly E, Paek Mathew What Is Your Neurologic Diagnosis? [PMID 31194660] Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 255: 55-58, 2019.

Mitchell Emily P, Church Molly E, Nemser Sarah M, Yakes Betsy Jean, Evans Eric R, Reimschuessel Renate, Lemberger Karin, Thompson Peter N, Terio Karen A Pathology and Epidemiology of Oxalate Nephrosis in Cheetahs.[PMID 28891390] Veterinary pathology 54: 977-985, 2017.

Geoghegan Eileen M, Welch Nicole L, Yabsley Michael J, Church Molly E, Pesavento Patricia A, Buck Christopher B Identification of a Second Raccoon-Associated Polyomavirus. [PMID 28663292] Genome announcements 5: e00548-17, 2017.

Kubiski S V, Sisó S, Church M E, Cartoceti A N, Barr B, Pesavento P A Unusual Necrotizing Encephalitis in Raccoons and Skunks Concurrently Infected With Canine Distemper Virus and Sarcocystis sp. [PMID 26374278] Veterinary pathology 53: 674-6, 2016.

Church M E, Dela Cruz F N, Estrada M, Leutenegger C M, Pesavento P A, Woolard K D Exposure to raccoon polyomavirus (RacPyV) in free-ranging North American raccoons (Procyon lotor). [PMID 26802526] Virology 489: 292-9, 2016.

Church Molly E, Dela Cruz Florante N, Kim Kevin, Persiani Michele, Woods Leslie W, Pesavento Patricia A, Woolard Kevin D Production of a recombinant capsid protein VP1 from a newly described polyomavirus (RacPyV) for downstream use in virus characterization. [PMID 26955649] Data in brief 7: 60-5, 2016.

Church Molly E, Estrada Marko, Leutenegger Christian M, Dela Cruz Florante N, Pesavento Patricia A, Woolard Kevin D BRD4 is associated with raccoon polyomavirus genome and mediates viral gene transcription and maintenance of a stem cell state in neuroglial tumour cells.[PMID 27600312] The Journal of general virology 97: 2939-2948, 2016.

Pesavento Patricia A, Brostoff Terza, Church Molly E, Dela Cruz Florante N, Woolard Kevin D Polyomavirus and Naturally Occuring Neuroglial Tumors in Raccoons (Procyon Lotor).[PMID 26912716] ILAR journal 56: 297-305, 2016.

Brostoff Terza, Dela Cruz Florante N, Church Molly E, Woolard Kevin D, Pesavento Patricia A The raccoon polyomavirus genome and tumor antigen transcription are stable and abundant in neuroglial tumors. [PMID 25165109] Journal of virology 88: 12816-24, 2014.

Nogradi Nora, Magdesian K Gary, Whitcomb Mary Beth, Church Molly, Spriet Mathieu Imaging diagnosis-aortic aneurysm and ureteral obstruction secondary to umbilical artery abscessation in a 5-week-old foal. [PMID 23496157] Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association 54: 384-389, 2013.

Finkelstein Myra E, Doak Daniel F, George Daniel, Burnett Joe, Brandt Joseph, Church Molly, Grantham Jesse, Smith Donald R Lead poisoning and the deceptive recovery of the critically endangered California condor. [PMID 22733770] Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 11449-54, 2012.

Sinclair Kristin M, Church Molly E, Farver Thomas B, Lowenstine Linda J, Owens Sean D, Paul-Murphy Joanne Effects of meloxicam on hematologic and plasma biochemical analysis variables and results of histologic examination of tissue specimens of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica).[PMID 23106456] American journal of veterinary research 73: 1720-7, 2012.

Church Molly E, Gwiazda Roberto, Risebrough Robert W, Sorenson Kelly, Chamberlain C Page, Farry Sean, Heinrich William, Rideout Bruce A, Smith Donald R Ammunition is the principal source of lead accumulated by California condors re-introduced to the wild.[PMID 17051813] Environmental science & technology 40: 6143-50, 2006.

Chamberlain C P, Waldbauer J R, Fox-Dobbs K, Newsome S D, Koch P L, Smith D R, Church M E, Chamberlain S D, Sorenson K J, Risebrough R Pleistocene to recent dietary shifts in California condors.[PMID 16275902] Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102: 16707-11, 2005.

MS (Environmental Toxicology) University of California-Santa Cruz, 2005

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 2009

PhD (Comparative Pathology) University of California-Davis, 2016