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


American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Contact Information:
382 W. Street Rd.

Sykes, S. E., Byfield, V., Sullivan, L., Bender, S. J., Moore, P. F., Sanchez, M. D. Feline respiratory extramedullary plasmacytoma with lymph node metastasis and intrahistiocytic amyloid J Comp Pathol 156: 173-177, 2017.

Sleeper, M. M., Maczuzak, M. E., Bender, S. J. Myocardial infarct associated with a partial thickness left atrial tear in a dog with mitral insufficiency J Vet Cardiol 17: 229-36, 2015.

Bender, S. J., Blazejewski, S. W., 3rd, Sanchez, M. D. Diagnostic imaging in veterinary dental practice. Multilobular tumor of bone in the hard palate of a cat J Am Vet Med Assoc 244: 651-4, 2014.

Bender, S. J., Weiss, S. R. Pathogenesis of murine coronavirus in the central nervous system J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 5: 336-54, 2010.

Bender, S. J., Phillips, J. M., Scott, E. P., Weiss, S. R. Murine coronavirus receptors are differentially expressed in the central nervous system and play virus strain-dependent roles in neuronal spread J Virol 84: 11030-44, 2010.

Tatum, A. M., Mylin, L. M., Bender, S. J., Fischer, M. A., Vigliotti, B. A., Tevethia, M. J., Tevethia, S. S., Schell, T. D. CD8+ T cells targeting a single immunodominant epitope are sufficient for elimination of established SV40 T antigen-induced brain tumors J Immunol 181: 4406-17, 2008.

MacNamara, K. C., Bender, S. J., Chua, M. M., Watson, R., Weiss, S. R. Priming of CD8+ T cells during central nervous system infection with a murine coronavirus is strain dependent J Virol 82: 6150-60, 2008.

Roth-Cross, J. K., Bender, S. J., Weiss, S. R. Murine coronavirus mouse hepatitis virus is recognized by MDA5 and induces type I interferon in brain macrophages/microglia J Virol 82: 9829-38, 2008.

BS (Biology) Elizabethtown College, 2003

PhD (Cell and Molecular Biology) University of Pennsylvania, 2010

VMD University of Pennsylvania, 2011

American College of Veterinary Pathologists

University of Pennsylvania (2011 to 2014)
Resident in Anatomic Pathology