Jacob Werner, V.M.D

Jacob Werner, V.M.D

  • Research Professor and Attending Veterinarian for Agricultural Animals and Wildlife
101 Central Bio Lab
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Principles of Small Animal Health and Disease
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Animal Welfare
  • Animal Health and Disease and Preventative Medicine
  • Regulations Overseeing Animals In Research

Dr. Werner oversees the health and welfare of agricultural animals and wildlife for the university.  He has a courtesy appointment within the department to conduct research, teach, and advise students.  His interests involve issues associated with animal health and biosecurity, health-management practices, and animal welfare.


Lactational performance and plasma and muscle amino acid concentrations in dairy cows fed diets supplying 2 levels of digestible histidine and metabolizable protein
Journal of Dairy Science, Räisänen, S. E., Lage, C. F.A., Zhou, C., Melgar, A., Silvestre, T., Wasson, D. E., Cueva, S. F., Werner, J., Takagi, T., Miura, M., Hristov, A. N., 2022

Development and Validation of Indirect Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays for Detecting Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in Cattle, Swine, and Chicken
Viruses, Vandegrift, Kurt, Gontu, Abhinay, Marlin, Erika, Ramasamy, Santhamani, Neerukonda, Sabarinath, Anil, Gayatri, Morgan, Jasmine, Quraishi, Meysoon, Chen, C, Boorla, Veda, Nissly, Ruth, Jakka, Padmaja, Chothe, Shubhada, Ravichandran, Abirami, Kodali, Nishitha, Amirthalingam, Saranya, LaBella, Lindsey, Kelly, Kathleen, Natesan, Pazhanivel, Minns, Allen, Rossi, Randall, Werner, Jacob R., Hovingh, Ernest, Lindner, Scott E., Tewari, Deepanker, Kapur, Vivek, Vandegrift, K, Maranas, Costas, Nair, Meera, Surendran Nair, M, Kuchipudi, Suresh V., Kuchipudi, Suresh, V, None, 2022

Elective cancer surgery in COVID-19-free surgical pathways during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: An international, multicenter, comparative cohort study
Journal of Clinical Oncology, Glasbey, James C., Nepogodiev, Dmitri, Simoes, Joana F.F., Omar, Omar, Li, Elizabeth, Venn, Mary L., Chaar, Mohammad K.Abou, Capizzi, Vita, Chaudhry, Daoud, Desai, Anant, Edwards, Jonathan G., Evans, Jonathan P., Fiore, Marco, Videria, Jose Flavio, Ford, Samuel J., Ganly, Ian, Griffiths, Ewen A., Gujjuri, Rohan R., Kolias, Angelos G., Kaafarani, Haytham M.A., Minaya-Bravo, Ana, McKay, Siobhan C., Mohan, Helen M., Roberts, Keith J., Miguel-Méndez, Carlos San, Pockney, Peter, Shaw, Richard, Smart, Neil J., Stewart, Grant D., Sundar, Sudha, Vidya, Raghavan, Bhangu, Aneel A., Allemand, C., Boccalatte, L., Figari, M., Lamm, M., Larrañaga, J., Marchitelli, C., Noll, F., Odetto, D., Perrotta, M., Saadi, J., Zamora, L., Alurralde, C., Caram, E. L., Eskinazi, D., Mendoza, J. P., Usandivaras, M., Badra, R., Esteban, A., 2021

Effects of Human Electro-Muscular Incapacitation (HEMI) Devices on Cardiovascular Changes in Anesthetized Swine as Measured by Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Journal of Forensic Sciences, Werner, Jacob R., Murray, W. Bosseau, Kennett, Mary J., Jenkins, David M., Liszka, Edward, Hughes, Edward L., 2019

Transdermal Delivery of Enfuvirtide in a Porcine Model Using a Low-Frequency, Low-Power Ultrasound Transducer Patch
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Snook, Kevin A., Van Ess, Robert, Werner, Jacob R., Clement, Ryan S., Ocon-Grove, Olga M., Dodds, Jeffery W., Ryan, Kevin J., Acosta, Edward P., Zurlo, John J., Mulvihill, Maureen L., 2019

Effects of slow-release urea and rumen-protected methionine and histidine on mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling and ubiquitin proteasome-related gene expression in skeletal muscle of dairy cows
Journal of Dairy Science, Sadri, H., Giallongo, F., Hristov, A. N., Werner, J., Lang, C. H., Parys, C., Saremi, B., Sauerwein, H., 2016

Effects of slow-release urea and rumen-protected methionine and histidine on performance of dairy cows
Journal of Dairy Science, Giallongo, F., Oh, J., Harper, M., Lopes, J., Hristov, Alexander, Lapierre, H., 2015