Oncology - Hemangiosarcoma Grants

The Oncology - Hemangiosarcoma Research Program Area is designed to gain a better understanding of the biology and progression of this disease with the goal to design new and effective approaches to treatment.  Since hemangiosarcoma is often not detected or diagnosed until the later stages of the disease, there is a focus for developing advanced diagnostics as well as therapeutic interventions. Hemangiosarcoma is of major concern to the AKC Canine Health Foundation and has prompted the establishment of an Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative to uniquely address this disease.

Learn about our Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative!

Active Grants:

 02510-T  Identification of Novel Synthetic Lethal Partners to Optimize PI3K Targeted Therapies in Canine Hemangiosarcoma
 2519  Prevalence of Bartonella spp. Infection in Dogs with Cardiac and Splenic Hemangiosarcomas within and between Geographic Locations
 02234-MOU  A Novel Approach for Prevention of Canine Hemangiosarcoma

Previously Awarded Grants:

 2217  A Novel Mechanism to Regulate the Growth of Canine Hemangiosarcoma
 1759  Disrupting the Differentiation of Cancer Stem Cells to Prevent the Spread of Hemangiosarcoma
 2081-A  Integrating Cutting Edge Science with Scientific Training to Defeat Hemangiosarcoma
 01925-A  Discovery of Novel Micro-Ribonucleic Acids for Diagnosis and Prognosis of Canine Hemangiosarcoma
 01911-A  Enhanced Hemangiosarcoma Therapy Using a Novel Combination of Drugs That Target Tumor Proliferation
 1429  Mechanistic Relationship of IL-8 in Cell Proliferation and Survival of Canine Hemangiosarcoma
 1131  Genetic Background and the Angiogenic Phenotype in Cancer
 1484  Identification and Characterization of a Canine Derived Single Chain Antibody that Binds and Neutralizes Canine VEGF

The AKC Canine Health Foundation funds research in 23 different Research Program Areas. 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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