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 2018 Grants Portfolio publication.

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GrantNum Title Institution Investigator Status Health Category
2531 2531: Identification of Genetic Risk Allele(s) Associated with the Development of Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia in the Labrador Retriever North Carolina State University Meurs Open Cardiology
2529 2529: Understanding the Genetics of Adverse Drug Reactions in Sighthounds: Phase II Washington State University Court Open Pharmacology
2528 2528: Developing a Next Generation Sequencing Diagnostic Platform for Tickborne Diseases Western University of Health Sciences Diniz Open Tick-Borne Disease
2519 2519: Prevalence of Bartonella spp. Infection in Dogs with Cardiac and Splenic Hemangiosarcomas within and between Geographic Locations North Carolina State University Breitschwerdt Open Oncology
2518 2518: The Effects of Early Life Experience on Working Dog Temperament and Cognition University of Arizona Bray Open Behavior
2517 2517: Genetics of Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma in the Siberian Husky University of Wisconsin, Madison McLellan Open Ophthalmology
2507 2507: Characterizing Developmental Lung Disease as a Cause of Sudden Death in the Norwich Terrier Michigan State University Williams Open Respiratory
2500 2500: Immune Targeting of the V600E B-Raf Neoantigen in Canine Urothelial Carcinoma Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Mason Open Oncology
2489 2489: Tumor-permissive Collagen Signatures in Canine Mammary Gland Tumors: Development of Prognostic Markers and Targeted Therapies for Improved Outcomes University of Pennsylvania Volk Open Oncology
2488 2488: Addison's Disease and Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy in Bearded Collies Provide Common Ground for Identifying Susceptibility Loci Underlying Canine Autoimmune Disorders University of California, Davis Oberbauer Open Endocrinology
2487 2487: OX40 Checkpoint Molecule Targeted Antibodies for Cancer Immunotherapy in Dogs Colorado State University, Department of Clinical Sciences Dow Open Oncology
2448 2448: Canine Chagas Disease: Characterizing Cardiac Abnormalities, Vector Infection and Control Strategies, and Parasite Strains in Kennel Environments Texas A&M AgriLife Research Hamer Open Infectious Disease
2434 2434: Characterization of the anal sac microbiota in dogs with sacculitis University of Montreal Costa Open Gastrointestinal
2424 2424: Identification of Genetic Variants Associated with Pulmonary Valve Stenosis in Bulldogs through Whole-Genome Sequencing University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
2417-A 2417-A: 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 Endocrinology
2408 2408: Predicting the Outcome of Coccidioidomycosis in Naturally Infected Dogs University of Arizona Shubitz Open Immunology
2404-A 2404-A: 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
2368 2368: Identification of Mitral Valve Disease DNA variants in Miniature Schnauzers North Carolina State University Meurs Open Cardiology
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
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
2322 2322: Analysis of the Health, Behavioral, and Longevity Data Collected in the 9/11 Medical Surveillance Longitudinal Study University of Pennsylvania Otto Open Search and Rescue
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
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
2257 2257: Identification of Genetic Risk Factors for Canine Epilepsy University of Missouri, Columbia Johnson Open Neurology
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 Pharmacology
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
2204-T 2204-T: Using Enhanced Imaging to Evaluate Tumor Margins for Canine Mammary Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Ohio State University 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
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
2107 2107: Landmark Clinical Trial to Establish the Evidence-Based Use of Regenerative Medicine to Treat Tendon Injury in Dogs Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Barrett Open Musculoskeletal
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
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 Torok-Storb, Beverly Open Immunology
1760-T 1760-T: Use of Gene Therapy to Treat Dilated Cardiomyopathy University of Florida Sleeper, Margaret Open Cardiology
1699-A 1699-A: Preventing Inaccurate Diagnosis of Brucellosis University of Minnesota Larson, Christina Open Infectious Disease
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
02536-MOU 02536-MOU: Immunoprofiling to Combat Canine Immune Thrombocytopenia Cornell University Brooks Open Blood Disorders
02535-MOU 02535-MOU: Clinical and Molecular Genetic Analysis of Juvenile-Onset Laryngeal Paralysis in American Staffordshire Terriers University of Missouri - Office of Sponsored Programs Administration Johnson Open Neurology
02532-A 02532-A: Canine influenza: occurrence, spatial and temporal trends and identifying modifiable factors to reduce transmission at canine shows in the United States University of Guelph Weese Open Infectious Disease
02523-MOU 02523-MOU: Identifying the Genetic Basis of Protein Losing Enteropathy in Yorkshire Terriers Cornell University Simpson Open Gastrointestinal
02522-A 02522-A: The Investigation of Lypoxigenase-5 Expression in Canine Normal, Hyperplastic and Neoplastic Urinary Bladder Epithelium University of Liverpool Finotello Open Oncology
02521-MOU 02521-MOU: Identification of Genetic Markers for Familial Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Golden Retrievers University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
02520-MOU 02520-MOU: Identification of Genetic Markers for Familial Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Rottweilers University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
02515-A 02515-A: Investigating the Role of Interleukin-17-producing Cells in the Pathophysiology of Canine Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia Ontario Veterinary College Blois Open Blood Disorders
02512-A 02512-A: Genome sequencing and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Escherichia coli isolated from clinical cases of canine pyometra Ohio State University Runcan Open Reproduction
02510 02510: Identification of Novel Synthetic Lethal Partners to Optimize PI3K Targeted Therapies in Canine Hemangiosarcoma Tufts Medical Center London Open Oncology
02502 02502: Precision Medicine for Canine Lymphoma Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Mason Open Oncology
02475-A 02475-A: Effect of Periodontal Treatment on Glycemic Control in Canine Diabetic Patients: A Prospective, Clinical Study The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mazaki-Tovi Open Endocrinology
02472-A 02472-A: Effect of Lokivetmab on Tissue Biomarkers of Canine Atopic Dermatitis using RNA Sequencing University of Georgia Banovic Open Dermatology
02470-A 02470-A: Proteomic Evaluation of Greyhound Meningoencephalitis: A Model for Neuroinflammation in Other Breeds University College Dublin Shiel Open Neurology
02461-A 02461-A: Innate immune response to Leptospira in naturally exposed dogs Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Rajeev Open Infectious Disease
02458-A 02458-A: A Laboratory Test for Detecting Drug Resistance in Canine Heartworm Disease Iowa State University Brewer Open Infectious Disease
02456-A 02456-A: The Impact of Intravenous Anesthetic Agents on Canine Natural Killer Cell Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Garden Open Oncology
02455-A 02455-A: Identification of genetic mutations in anal sac carcinoma in English Cocker Spaniels University of Georgia Zhao Open Oncology
02452-A 02452-A: Targeting the T helper Inflammatory Pathway in Meningoencephalomyelitis of Unknown Origin (MUO) University of Georgia Barber Open Neurology
02446 02446: Development of Genetic Biomarkers to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Histiocytic Sarcoma CNRS - University of Rennes Hédan Open
02441 02441: Evaluation of a New Vaccine for Canine Brucellosis Texas A&M AgriLife Research Arenas Open Infectious Disease
02437-MOU 02437-MOU: Characterization of Renal Disease in American Boxer Dogs Ohio State University Hokamp Open Renal and Urological Disorders
02436 02436: Predicting Disease Stage and Diuretic Responsiveness in Dogs with Acquired Heart Disease North Carolina State University Adin Open Cardiology
02432-A 02432-A: Tears as a Source of Biomarkers for Dry Eye in the Dog Animal Health Trust Capaldo Open Ophthalmology
02428 02428: Identifying the Disease-Defining Autoantibodies in Canine Addison's Disease University of Minnesota Friedenberg Open Endocrinology
02409-A 02409-A: Targeting Bacterial Adhesion via Blocking the Scavenger Receptor Type B1 in Canine Pyometra University of Veterinary Medicine of Vienna Gabriel Open Reproduction
02407-A 02407-A: In vitro Efficacy of Nano-sulfur Against Planktonic and Biofilm State of Resistant Bacteria University of Florida Health Science Center Santoro Open Infectious Disease
02405-A 02405-A: Transcriptome Based Diagnostics in Canine Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cornell University Miller Open Oncology
02403-MOU 02403-MOU: Microphthalmia and Delayed Growth Syndrome in the Portuguese Water Dog University of Pennsylvania Casal Open Ophthalmology
02400-MOU 02400-MOU: Basis of Dwarfism in Great Pyrenees University of Minnesota Office of Sponsored Projects Administration Mickelson Open Musculoskeletal
02389-MOU 02389-MOU: Characterization of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Rhodesian Ridgebacks North Carolina State University Meurs Open Cardiology
02388-MOU 02388-MOU: Genetic Markers for Familial Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Newfoundlands University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
02387-MOU 02387-MOU: Hereditary Deafness in Dogs – Genomic Studies in English Setters Using Full Sibling Pairs Louisiana State University Strain Open Neurology
02386-A 02386-A: Surveillance of Hepatozoon americanum In Populations of the Gulf Coast Tick Vector Mississippi State University Varela-Stokes Open Tick-Borne Disease
02383 02383: Identifying Cellular Mechanisms of Inflammation During Canine Tick‐Borne Diseases University of Iowa Petersen Open Tick-Borne Disease
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)
02355-A 02355-A: Hyperlipidemia in the Miniature Schnauzer: A Combined Metabolomic and Genomic Approach University of Oxford O'Callaghan Open Blood Disorders
02353-A 02353-A: Characterization of Naturally-Occurring Neuropathic Pain in Dogs University of Montreal Steagall Open Pharmacology
02348 02348: Whole Blood Transcriptome Profiling of Dogs with Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) University of Minnesota Friedenberg Open Blood Disorders
02346-A 02346-A: Blood Culture and Blood Microbiome as Minimally Invasive Diagnostics for Canine Bacterial Pneumonia University of Missouri Reinero Open Respiratory
02342-A 02342-A: Molecular Analysis of Giant Schnauzer-Type Congenital Hypothyroidism Michigan State University Fyfe Open Endocrinology
02338 02338: 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
02332-A 02332-A: Identification of Mutations for Primary Lens Luxation in Multiple Dog Breeds Animal Health Trust Mellersh Open Ophthalmology
02328-A 02328-A: Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs International Partnership for Dogs Bonnett Open Research Tools
02327-MOU 02327-MOU: Identification of Genetic Markers for Familial Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Bullmastiffs University of California, Davis Stern Open Cardiology
02318 02318: Genetic and Environmental Risk for Lymphoma in Boxer Dogs University of Wisconsin, Madison Trepanier Open Oncology
02317 02317: 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
02316 02316: Genetic Risk Factors for Canine T zone Lymphoma Colorado State University Avery Open Oncology
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
02299-A 02299-A: Investigating Recovery of the Skin Microbiota after Surgery North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Horvath Open Immunology
02297-MOU 02297-MOU: Understanding the Genetics of Hepatic Copper Toxicosis in the Dalmatian University of Alberta Mason Open Hepatic Disorders (Liver)
02284-A 02284-A: Lyme Disease in Dogs: Prevalence, Clinical Illness, and Prognosis Ohio State University Stull Open Tick-Borne Disease
02275 02275: Disease Risks Associated with Spay and Neuter: A Breed-Specific, Gender-Specific Perspective University of California, Davis Hart Open Reproduction
02263-MOU 02263-MOU: Characterization of Kidney Disease in Dalmatians Ohio State University Cianciolo Open Renal and Urological Disorders
02245-MOU 02245-MOU: Genetic Predisposition to Avian Tuberculosis in Miniature Schnauzers and Bassets Hounds University of Pennsylvania Giger Open Infectious Disease
02237-A 02237-A: Capturing Tumor Cells in Canine Blood Cornell University Stokol Open Oncology
02235-A 02235-A: Medical Surveillance of Dogs Deployed to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on 9/11/01 University of Pennsylvania Otto Open Search and Rescue
02234-MOU 02234-MOU: A Novel Approach for Prevention of Canine Hemangiosarcoma University of Minnesota Modiano Open Oncology
02193-A 02193-A: Identifying the Genetic Basis of Fetal Anasarca in Bulldogs/Canines University of Illinois Kukekova Open Reproduction
02172-MOU 02172-MOU: Understanding Hereditary Deafness in Dogs Louisiana State University Strain Open Neurology
02164-MOU 02164-MOU: Determining the Genetic Contribution to Boxer Corneal Ulcers North Carolina State University Meurs Open Ophthalmology
02162-MOU 02162-MOU: 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
02157-MOU 02157-MOU: Genomics of Deafness in the Dalmatian University of Sydney Wade Open Neurology
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

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