Blood Disorder Grants

The AKC Canine Health Foundation supports basic science discovery and clinical research into the treatment of blood disorders through the Blood Disorders Research Program Area. This program supports research into the pathophysiology of disease, molecular and genetic basis of disease and identification of potential therapeutic drugs that correct the cellular phenotypes associated with disease.

Active Grants:

 02637-A Reducing Misdiagnosis of Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
 02536-MOU Immunoprofiling to Combat Canine Immune Thrombocytopenia
 02515-A Investigating the Role of Interleukin-17-producing Cells in the Pathophysiology of Canine Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
 02348 Whole Blood Transcriptome Profiling of Dogs with Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)

Previously Awarded Grants:

 02355-A Hyperlipidemia in the Miniature Schnauzer: A Combined Metabolomic and Genomic Approach
 02343-A Recognizing and Removing Lipemic Interferences for Accurate Laboratory Testing
 02238-A Effect of Platelet Count on Platelet Function Tests in Dogs
 02148-A The Prevalence of the Dal-Negative Blood Type and Its Mode of Inheritance in Doberman Pinschers and in Dalmatians
 01924-A Creation of Platelet Function Testing Guidelines to Enhance Diagnosis and Prognosis of Bleeding Disorders in Dogs

The AKC Canine Health Foundation funds research in 23 different Research Program Areas for the health of all dogs. These program areas enable the Foundation to create depth in our research portfolio and help us to be responsive to the health concerns of our constituents.

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Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.

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