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Research News, Events & Conferences


Throughout the year, Penn Vet hosts seminars, conferences, symposiums, and speaker series, which serve as forums for academics to share the latest research approaches breakthroughs in a wide array of subjects.

Penn Vet Seminar Programs
The Mari Lowe Center for Comparative Onocology Seminar Series
Global Parasitology Seminars
(formerly known as the Parasitology Seminar Series)

Pathobiology Department Seminar Series

Latest Research News

Read the Penn Vet Research Newsletter to get the latest news about our faculty researchers, programs, projects, grants, and publications... Better yet, sign up to receive the latest Research Newsletter by email. 


Penn Vet Research in the News

  • The Latest on Strangles in Horses

    The HorseSaturday, Dec 21, 2019
    Dr Ashley Boyle was interviewed about the latest detection methods and treatments for strangles, the most frequently diagnosed equine infectious disease in the world.
  • Using Geospatial Mapping to Track Livestock Diseases

    Successful FarmingMonday, Nov 4, 2019
    Dr Meghann Pierdon uses technology like geospatial information systems to protect PA’s pig farms from emerging diseases and ensure a secure pork supply for the state’s consumers.
  • How Do Bisphosphonates Help Navicular Syndrome?

    The HorseMonday, Nov 18, 2019
    Dr. Kyla Ortved explains how bisphosphonate drugs work, their use in human medicine, and how they can help horses with navicular syndrome.

Research Events


Penn Vet Stories About Our Research

De'Broski Herbert Named Penn Presidential Professor

Penn Vet Parasitologist Named Penn Presidential Professor

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann appointed De’Broski R. Herbert, PhD, in the Department of Pathobiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, as Presidential Associate Professor.

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With remarkable similarities to MS, a disease in dogs opens new avenues for study

The canine disease granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis (GME), the most common neuroinflammatory disease that affects dogs, shares key features of its pathology and immunology with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study.

MARS Equestrian™ & Penn Vet launch innovative educational research

Penn Vet New Bolton Center, Royal Veterinary College Launch New MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Veterinary Scholarship Program for Equine Research

The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) – together with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and MARS EQUESTRIAN™ – has launched a new, international scholarship program aimed at advancing the health and welfare of the horse while providing an unparalleled learning experience for one aspiring veterinary investigator.

Pinpointing how cancer cells turn aggressive-Dr. Christopher Lengner Lab

Pinpointing how cancer cells turn aggressive

Penn scientists have developed a new method for tracing the lineage and gene expression patterns of metastatic cancer at the single-cell level.