At Penn Vet, our challenge is to advance the field of veterinary medicine, and by extension, all science.
The work we do here is diverse—from dinosaurs to dogs, from cytokine biology to cell engineering, from mitochondria to mapping avian flu outbreaks, our researchers are in constant motion, advancing the scientific knowledge base.
Learn about the many ways Penn Vet's world-renowned researchers push the boundaries of scientific discovery by reading about our groundbreaking initiatives and research centers.
Penn Vet's research centers are recognized throughout the nation and the world for groundbreaking advances in:
- Comparative oncology
- Health and productivity in food animal herds and flocks
- Infectious disease
- Regenerative medicine
We chose these thematic areas because they cover the major areas of biomedical science and we have outstanding scientists and clinicians working in each of these fields. Just a few of our achievements include our advances in stem cell biology, our strong parasite immunology group, our successes in treating inherited diseases in dogs and cats using gene therapy, our remarkable programs in clinical and basic neuroscience, and our basic and emerging translational work in comparative oncology. In research that impacts humans and non-humans alike, Penn Vet is leading the way toward eminence in veterinary scientific investigation.
Learn more about Penn Vet's research centers, highlighted below.