Research Portfolio

We invite you to learn about the Foundation's research grants. The search feature and the table below represent the Foundation's complete research portfolio. You may search the complete list of grants by status (open/active or closed/inactive), health category, and disease.

If you are interested in a specific research program area, browse the recently funded research by program area.

To browse active grants you may also wish to view the 2017 Grants Portfolio publication.

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GrantNum Title Institution Investigator Status Health Category
2512 2512: Genome sequencing and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Escherichia coli isolated from clinical cases of canine pyometra Ohio State University Runcan Open Reproduction
2472 2472: Effect of Lokivetmab on Tissue Biomarkers of Canine Atopic Dermatitis using RNA Sequencing University of Georgia Banovic Open Dermatology
2461 2461: Innate immune response to Leptospira in naturally exposed dogs Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Rajeev Open Infectious Disease
2455 2455: Identification of genetic mutations in anal sac carcinoma in English Cocker Spaniels University of Georgia Zhao Open Gastrointestinal
2434 2434: Characterization of the anal sac microbiota in dogs with sacculitis University of Montreal Costa Open
2417 2417: Serum total histones in dogs with acute pancreatitis, their association with laboratory findings, markers of inflammation and outcome: a prospective longitudinal study The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Nivy Open Gastrointestinal
2405 2405: Transcriptome Based Diagnostics in Canine Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cornell University Miller Open Oncology
2404 2404: The Impact of Lidocaine Administration on Natural Killer Cell Populations in Canine Sepsis University of Georgia Wallace Open Gastrointestinal
2389-MOU 2389-MOU: Characterization of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Rhodesian Ridgebacks North Carolina State University Meurs Open Cardiology
2388-MOU 2388-MOU: Genetic Markers for Familial Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Newfoundlands University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
2383 2383: Identifying Cellular Mechanisms of Inflammation During Canine Tick‐Borne Diseases University of Iowa Petersen Open Tick-Borne Disease
2368 2368: Identification of Mitral Valve Disease DNA variants in Miniature Schnauzers North Carolina State University Meurs Open Cardiology
2355-A 2355-A: Hyperlipidemia in the Miniature Schnauzer: A Metabolomic and Genomic Approach University of Oxford O'Callaghan Open Blood Disorders
2353 2353: Characterization of Naturally-Occurring Neuropathic Pain in Dogs University of Montreal Steagall Open Pain Management
2343-A 2343-A: Recognizing and Removing Lipemic Interferences for Accurate Laboratory Testing Texas A&M University Jeffery, Unity Open Research Tools
2340 2340: Clinical and Genetic Background of Progressive Retinal Atrophy in Miniature Schnauzers University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics Lohi Open Ophthalmology
2338 2338: The Genetics of Bloat in German Shepherd Dogs: The Roles of Immune System Genes and the Gut Microbiome Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Harkey Open Gastrointestinal
2336 2336: Genetics of Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma in American Cocker Spaniels University of California, Davis Thomasy Open Ophthalmology
2323 2323: Efficacy of Cannabidiol (CBD) for the Treatment of Canine Epilepsy Colorado State University McGrath Open Neurology
2321 2321: Clinical Trial of Procaspase-3 Activator (PAC-1) in Combination with Hydroxyurea for Treatment of Canine Meningioma University of Illinois Fan Open Oncology
2318 2318: Genetic and Environmental Risk for Lymphoma in Boxer Dogs University of Wisconsin, Madison Trepanier Open
2317 2317: The Role of Complex Translocations Associated with TP53 Somatic Mutations for Aiding Prognosis of Canine Diffuse Large B cell Lymphoma North Carolina State University Breen Open Oncology
2316 2316: Genetic Risk Factors for Canine T zone Lymphoma Colorado State University Avery Open Oncology
2309 2309: Targeting the Cancer Epigenome: The Effect of Specific Histone Lysine Methyltransferase Inhibition in Canine B-Cell Lymphoma Cornell University McCleary-Wheeler Open Oncology
2292 2292: Broad-Range Detection of Canine Tick-Borne Disease and Improved Diagnostics Using Next-Generation Sequencing Western University of Health Sciences Diniz Open Tick-Borne Disease
2287 2287: Enhanced Testing for the Diagnosis of Bartonellosis in Dogs North Carolina State University Breitschwerdt Open Tick-Borne Disease
2275 2275: Disease Risks Associated with Spay and Neuter: A Breed-Specific, Gender-Specific Perspective University of California, Davis Hart Open -None
2257 2257: Identification of Genetic Risk Factors for Canine Epilepsy University of Missouri, Columbia Johnson Open
2252 2252: Investigating a Ketogenic Medium-Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Supplement for the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy and Its Behavioral Comorbidities Royal Veterinary College, University of London Volk Open Neurology
2242 2242: Understanding the Genetics of Adverse Drug Reactions in Sighthounds Washington State University Court Open
2241 2241: The City Dog Study: Dermatologic and Respiratory Disease among Inner-City Dogs Living in the Homes of Children with Asthma Johns Hopkins University Davis Open Dermatology
2217 2217: A Novel Mechanism to Regulate the Growth of Canine Hemangiosarcoma University of Minnesota Dickerson Open Oncology
2215 2215: A Cancer Vaccine for Canine Osteosarcoma University of Florida Milner Open Oncology
2210 2210: Gene Therapy for Canine Degenerative Myelopathy The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Kaspar Open Neurology
2210 2210: Gene Therapy for Canine Degenerative Myelopathy The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Kaspar Open Neurology
2204 2204: Using Enhanced Imaging to Evaluate Tumor Margins for Canine Mammary Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma University of Illinois Selmic Open Oncology
2165 2165: Identification of Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets for Canine Degenerative Myelopathy: The Search for A Cure University of Missouri, Columbia Coates Open Neurology
2164 2164: Determining the Genetic Contribution to Boxer Corneal Ulcers North Carolina State University Meurs Open Ophthalmology
2163 2163: Is Hypothyroidism a Contributor to Progression of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy? North Carolina State University Meurs Open Cardiology
2162 2162: Defining The Genetic Foundations of Chiari-Like Malformation and Syringomyelia as a Tool to Better Treat Neuropathic Pain in the Dog North Carolina State University Olby Open Neurology
2152 2152: Translation of MicroRNA into an Early Diagnostic Test for Chronic Kidney Disease Texas A&M AgriLife Research Nabity Open Renal and Urological Disorders
2131 2131: Neurostimulation: A Groundbreaking New Treatment for Canine Epilepsy The University of Melbourne Long Open Neurology
2066 2066: Identification of Novel Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets for Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs Texas A&M AgriLife Research Nabity, Mary Open Renal and Urological Disorders
2061 2061: Emergence of Pigmentary Uveitis as a Potential Cause of Cataracts and Glaucoma Purdue University Townsend, Wendy Open Ophthalmology
2046 2046: Using a Novel Combination of Drugs to Treat Arrhythmia and Heart Failure in Dogs Colorado State University Bright, Janice Open Cardiology
1988 1988: Identification of a Safe Storage Time for Canine Blood Used In the Treatment of Anemia University of Pennsylvania Callan, Mary Beth Open Blood Disorders
1986 1986: Profiling the Metabolic and Lipid Imbalances that are Causative of Gallbladder Disease in Dogs North Carolina State University Gookin, Jody Open Hepatic Disorders (Liver)
1844 1844: Treatment of Urinary Incontinence with Multipotent Muscle Cells: A Regenerative Medicine Approach to a Common Canine Health Problem North Carolina State University Vaden, Shelly Open Renal and Urological Disorders
1780 1780: Defining the Mechanism by Which Ticks Locate Dogs in Order to Better Prevent Disease Transmission University of Florida Weeks, Emma Open Tick-Borne Disease
1771 1771: Defining the Unique Genetic Markers in Dogs That Define Immune Function, Disease Resistance and Tissue Transplantation Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Ramakrishnan, Aravind Open Immunology
1760 1760: Use of Gene Therapy to Treat Dilated Cardiomyopathy University of Florida Sleeper, Margaret Open Cardiology
1660 1660: Identifying the Genes That Confer Risk for Osteosarcoma The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Alvarez, Carlos Open Oncology
1418 1418: Harnessing a Dog's Own Immune System to Kill Lymphoma Tumor Cells Texas A&M Research Foundation Wilson, Heather Open Oncology
02403-MOU 02403-MOU: Microphthalmia and Delayed Growth Syndrome in the Portuguese Water Dog University of Pennsylvania Casal Open Ophthalmology
02387-MOU 02387-MOU: Hereditary Deafness in Dogs – Genomic Studies in English Setters Using Full Sibling Pairs Louisiana State University Strain Open Neurology
02380-A 02380-A: Estimating Prevalence and Identifying Risk Factors for Canine Leptospirosis in North America Ohio State University Stull Open Immunology
02366-A 02366-A: Individualization of Pharmacological Interventions in Diabetic Dogs Washington State University Villarino Open Endocrinology
02363-A 02363-A: Platelet Function in Dogs with Chronic Liver Disease Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Panciera Open Hepatic Disorders (Liver)
02346-A 02346-A: Blood Culture and Blood Microbiome as Minimally Invasive Diagnostics for Canine Bacterial Pneumonia University of Missouri Reinero Open Respiratory
02343-A 02343-A: Recognizing and Removing Lipemic Interferences for Accurate Laboratory Testing Texas A&M University Jeffery Open Blood Disorders
02342-A 02342-A: Molecular Analysis of Giant Schnauzer-Type Congenital Hypothyroidism Michigan State University Fyfe Open Endocrinology
02332-A 02332-A: Identification of Mutations for Primary Lens Luxation in Multiple Dog Breeds Animal Health Trust Mellersh Open Ophthalmology
02327-MOU 02327-MOU: Identification of Genetic Markers for Familial Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Bullmastiffs University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
02315-A 02315-A: Discovering Peptide Targets for Development of Adoptive Cell Therapy for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma North Carolina State University Hess Open Oncology
02304-A 02304-A: Investigating a Biomarker and Novel Therapeutic Target for Canine Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma North Carolina State University Luff Open Oncology
02299-A 02299-A: Investigating Recovery of the Skin Microbiota after Surgery North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Horvath Open
02298-MOU 02298-MOU: Using OFA Testing to Assess Progression of Canine Autoimmune Thyroiditis Michigan State University Petroff Open Endocrinology
02297-MOU 02297-MOU: Understanding the Genetics of Hepatic Copper Toxicosis in the Dalmatian University of Alberta Mason Open Hepatic Disorders (Liver)
02295-A 02295-A: The Role of Lymphocytes in Canine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Thrall Open Tick-Borne Disease
02284-A 02284-A: Lyme Disease in Dogs: Prevalence, Clinical Illness, and Prognosis Ohio State University Stull Open Tick-Borne Disease
02267-A 02267-A: An Epidemiological Study of Brucella canis Minnesota Department of Health Whitten Open Reproduction
02264-A 02264-A: Role of E. Coli Biofilm in Canine Pyometra Ohio State University Coutinho da Silva Open Reproduction
02263-MOU 02263-MOU: Characterization of Kidney Disease in Dalmatians Ohio State University Cianciolo Open Renal and Urological Disorders
02249-A 02249-A: Studying the Role of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Canine Epilepsy North Carolina State University Munana Open Neurology
02245-MOU 02245-MOU: Genetic Predisposition to Avian Tuberculosis in Miniature Schnauzers and Bassets Hounds University of Pennsylvania Giger Open Infectious Disease
02243-A 02243-A: Genomic Profiling of Canine Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy University of California, Davis Thomasy Open
02237-A 02237-A: Capturing Tumor Cells in Canine Blood Cornell University Stokol Open
02234-MOU 02234-MOU: A Novel Approach for Prevention of Canine Hemangiosarcoma University of Minnesota Modiano Open Oncology
02232-MOU 02232-MOU: Characterization of Upper Airway Syndrome in Norwich Terriers Michigan State University Stanley Open Respiratory
02229-A 02229-A: TPLO Surgery and Recovery: A Comparison of Arthroscopy and Arthrotomy Washington State University Sundholm-Tepper Open Musculoskeletal
02193-A 02193-A: Identifying the Genetic Basis of Fetal Anasarca in Bulldogs/Canines University of Illinois Kukekova Open Reproduction
02176-A 02176-A: Intralymphatic Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis Tufts University Lam Open Dermatology
02172-MOU 02172-MOU: Understanding Hereditary Deafness in Dogs Louisiana State University Strain Open Ear Disorders
02171-MOU 02171-MOU: Histiocytic Sarcoma in Bernese Mountain Dogs: Novel Approaches To Treatment Michigan State University Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan Open Oncology
02157-MOU 02157-MOU: Genomics of Deafness in the Dalmatian University of Sydney Wade Open Ear Disorders
01937-B 01937-B: Evaluating the Complex Genetic Basis of Bloat Tufts University Rozanski Open Gastrointestinal
01935-B 01935-B: Abnormalities in the Stomach's Ability to Contract Predisposes Large-Breed Dogs to Bloat Michigan State University Nelson, Laura Open Gastrointestinal
01918-G 01918-G: Discovery of Biomarkers to Detect Lymphoma Risk, Classify For Treatment, and Predict Outcome in Golden Retrievers University of Missouri, Columbia Bryan, Jeffery Open Oncology
01889-G 01889-G: Innovations in Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Cancer - Goldens Lead the Way University of Minnesota Modiano, Jaime Open Oncology

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