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), research program area, 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 current Grants Portfolio publication.

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03227: Genetic Testing for Cruciate Ligament Rupture Using Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Prediction University of Wisconsin, Madison Peter Muir, BVSc, PhD Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
03228: Identification of Tumor-Specific Proteins for Targeted Therapy in Solid and Disseminated Histiocytic Sarcoma University of Zurich Enni Markkanen, Dr. med. vet., Dr. sc. nat. Open Oncology
03194: A Blueprint to Develop Next-Generation CAR T Therapy for Canine Lymphoma Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Matthew J Atherton, BVSc, PhD Open Oncology - Lymphoma
3195: Early Genetic Markers of Histiocytic Sarcoma for Faster Diagnosis and More Effective Treatment CNRS - University of Rennes Benoit Hedan, DVM, PhD Open Oncology
03186-A: Comparison of Genomic Mutation Status Between Primary Site and Metastatic Lymph Node in Canine Oral Malignant Melanoma University of Missouri Yoshimi Iwaki, DVM Open Oncology
03187: Investigating Volatile Organic Compounds as Potential Markers of Canine Hemangiosarcoma by Trained Bio-detection Dogs Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Cynthia M. Otto, DVM, PhD; Open Oncology - Hemangiosarcoma
03212-A: Wolbachia-targeting qPCR for Detection of Heartworm Infection in Dogs Texas A&M University Guilherme Gomes Verocai, DVM, PhD Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03121: Optimizing HITI CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing for Treating Defective Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Kinase 4 in Doberman Pinschers University of Florida Christopher J Martyniuk, PhD Open Cardiology
03215-A: Investigation of the Role of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Phenol-soluble Modulins in Canine Pyoderma Long Island University Ching Yang, DVM, PhD Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
03172: Identification of Genetic Risk Factors for Gingival Enlargement in Boxers Cornell University Jacquelyn M Evans, PhD Open General Canine Health
03178-A: Effect of a Canine Systematic Exercise Program on the Dimensions of the Lumbar Paraspinal Musculature and Performance Assessment Scores in Healthy Dogs University of Pennsylvania Cynthia M. Otto, DVM, PhD Open General Canine Health
03158: The Associations between Circulating Saturated and Unsaturated Fatty Acids and the Fecal Microbiome and Metabolome with the Development and Severity of Canine Acute Pancreatitis The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Sharon Kuzi, DVM Open Gastrointestinal Disease
03179-A: Optimal Distance for Canine Sprint Testing University of Pennsylvania Cynthia M. Otto, DVM, PhD Open General Canine Health
03180-A: Agility Dog Activity Load Measurement Using a Web-based Application and Handler-provided Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Washington State University Debra Sellon, DVM, PhD Open General Canine Health
03181-A : Characterization of Canine CD39 and CD73 for Use in Regenerative Medicine University of Wollongong Ronald Sluyter, Ph.D. Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
03114: Pain Catastrophizing: A Clinically-relevant Phenomenon in Dogs? North Carolina State University Margaret Elizabeth Gruen, DVM, PhD Open General Canine Health
03162: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis University of Zurich Ana Rostaher, DVM Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
03106: Clinical Validation of Urinary miR-126 as a Marker of Immune Complex- Mediated Glomerulonephritis in Dogs Texas A&M AgriLife Research Mary B Nabity, DVM, PhD Open Kidney & Urological Disease
03147: Improving Treatment of Canine Blastomycosis through Therapeutic Drug Monitoring University of Illinois Jennifer M Reinhart, DVM, PhD Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03165-A: Canine Semen Microbiome Ghent University Penelope Banchi, DVM Open Reproductive Conditions
03115: Prolonging Tear Film Stability in Dogs Using a Novel Rabbit Nonpolar Lipid (rNPL593) University of California, Davis Brian C. Leonard, DVM, PhD, DACVO Open Ophthalmology
03166-A: Evaluation of the Effects of Diluted Sodium Hypochlorite on Skin Microbiome in Dogs with Superficial Pyoderma and Atopic Dermatitis: a Single Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial University of Florida Domenico Santoro, DVM, MS, DrSc, PhD Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
03139: Riluzole as a Neuroprotectant in Canine Degenerative Myelopathy University of Missouri Joan Coates, DVM, MS Open Neurology
03103: Identification of Genetic Mutations in AnalSac Carcinoma Development in English Cocker Spaniels, Part II – Validation University of Georgia Shaying Zhao, PhD Open Oncology
03137: Targeted Next Generation Sequencing Panel for Comprehensive Testing for Reproductive and Neurologic Pathogens of Dogs Purdue University Rebecca Wilkes, DVM, PhD Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03053-A: Genome-wide Association Study to Investigate Genetic Markers for Antimicrobial Resistance in Mycoplasma cynos Associated with Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease University of Georgia Grazieli Maboni, DVM, MSc, PhD Open Lung and Respiratory Disease
03134: Use of a Service Dog Breeding Program to Unravel the Genetics of Congenital Idiopathic Megaesophagus in German Shepherd Dogs University of Georgia Leigh Anne Clark, PhD Open Neurology
03143: Causative Role of Xenobiotic Exposures in Canine Gallbladder Mucocele Formation North Carolina State University Jody Gookin, DVM, PhD Open Hepatic Disease
03124: Synbiotic-IgY Modulates MicroRNA Expression and Microbiota in Dogs with Chronic Enteropathy Iowa State University Albert E. Jergens, DVM, PhD Open Gastrointestinal Disease
03113: Investigation of Candidate Genetic Variants for Copper-associated Hepatopathy in the Dalmatian University of Alberta Andrew Mason, PhD Open Hepatic Disease
03090: Leishmaniasis in Imported Dogs University of Guelph Katie Clow, DVM, PhD Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03140: Efficacy and Tolerability of Gelatin Tannate (Tasectan®) in Canine parvovirus-infected Dogs The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ran Nivy, DVM Open Gastrointestinal Disease
03118: MicroRNAs as Novel Fluid Biomarkers of Rabies in Naturally Infected Dogs Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Darryn L. Knobel, BVSc Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03144: Lomustine, Asparaginase, Procarbazine and Prednisone (LAPP) for Canine Multicentric Lymphoma: A Practical Multiagent Chemotherapy Protocol that Avoids Injectable Cytotoxics Colorado State University Douglas H Thamm, VMD Open Oncology - Lymphoma
03098-A: Genotyping for the Canine Dal Blood Group University of Montreal Marie-Claude Blais, DVM Open Blood Disorders
03087: Epidemiology of Trypanosoma cruzi and Other Vector-borne Pathogens in Hunting Dogs in Virginia and West Virginia Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Roger Ramirez-Barrios, DVM, MS, PhD Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03095-A: Cell-Specific Expression of MicroRNAs in Primary and Metastatic Canine Osteosarcoma University of Guelph Geoffrey Wood, DVM, PhD Open Oncology - Osteosarcoma
03101-A: Enhancing Autophagy to Control Canine Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh Brendan M. Corcoran, MVB, PhD Open Cardiology
03076: The Effect of Overweight and Obesity on Adult Stem Cell Function for Regenerative Therapies in Dogs University of Tennessee Nora Springer, DVM Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
03102-A: Can Deep Learning (CNN) Detect Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) in Dogs Treated for Lymphoma? Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Kurt Zimmerman, DVM PhD; Open Oncology - Lymphoma
03100-A: The Use of Artificial Intelligence and Computed Tomography Image Features to Predict Sentinel Lymph Node Metastasis in Dogs with Oral Tumours Ontario Veterinary College Christopher Pinard, DVM Open Oncology
03094-MOU: Identification of Gene Mutation Underlying Ocular Melanosis in Cairn Terriers Michigan State University Simon Petersen-Jones, DVM PhD Open Ophthalmology
03083-A: Investigation into the Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Vector-borne Pathogen Coinfections in a Population of Trypanosoma cruzi-infected Dogs from Texas North Carolina State University Barbara Qurollo, DVM, MS Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03069: Optimizing GBLUP and Machine Learning Genomic Breeding Values for Health and Performance Traits in Working Dogs Cornell University Heather Huson, PhD Open General Canine Health
03059: Comparison of Sedated Respiratory-Gated Computed Tomography (CT) to Anesthetized Inspiratory:Expiratory Breath Hold CT in Dogs University of Missouri Carol R. Reinero, DVM, PhD Open Lung and Respiratory Disease
03068-A: AGILE (AGility Innovations Leveraging Electronics) - An Initial Study of Technology for Quantifying Canine Agility-specific Activity The Ohio State University Arielle Pechette Markley, DVM Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
03055: Evaluating Reproductive Diseases in vitro with a 3D Canine Endometrial Organoid Model Colorado State University Fiona Hollinshead, BVSc, PhD Open Reproductive Conditions
03169: Characterization of Hookworm Resistance in Dogs with a Novel Diagnostic Test for Early Intervention Kansas State University Jeba R J Jesudoss Chelladurai, BVSc, PhD Open Immunology and Infectious Disease
03077-A: Cooling Strategies During Exertional Hyperthermia University of Pennsylvania Cynthia Otto, DVM, PhD Open General Canine Health
02992-A: Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping for Dogs with Lung Tumors University of Guelph Michelle Oblak, DVM, DVSc Open Oncology

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