The School of Veterinary Medicine’s biomedical research programs include basic, translational and clinical research of all animals. Areas of study include cancer, immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience, regenerative medicine and several more.
- The primary focus of the research at Penn Vet is to understand diseases of animals to improve animal health, and to provide translational knowledge to advance human health.
- Penn Vet’s robust research program is funded from a variety of sources, including the National Institutes of Health; Penn Vet receives more NIH funding per faculty member than any other veterinary school.
- Penn Vet has several centers that focus on specific areas of research and participates in several across campus centers and institutes.
- A major strength of Penn Vet is the close association it has with the other major biomedical schools at Penn, which is best exemplified by Penn’s combined biomedical graduate program the ensures integration of our faculty and students across campus.
- Therefore, in addition to the resources at Penn Vet, our scientists have seamless interactions with the whole biomedical Penn community, which ensures access to an unlimited number of cores and equipment, and most importantly are integrated into a robust intellectual environment that is a prerequisite for productive scientific advances.