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 2021 Grants Portfolio publication.

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02783: Transcriptional Profiling of Canine Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cornell University Andrew D. Miller, DVM Open Oncology
02773: Histotripsy for Treatment of Canine Appendicular Osteosarcoma Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Joanne Tuohy, DVM, PhD Open Oncology - Osteosarcoma
02772: Identifying Early Stage Ultra-rare Mutations as Predictive Biomarkers of Lymphoma in High-risk versus Low-risk Breeds Within the Dog Aging Project University of Washington Daniel Promislow, PhD Open Oncology - Lymphoma
02802: Clinical Trial of Prevotella histicola Supplementation to Ameliorate Meningoencephalomyelitis of Unknown Origin (MUO) Texas A&M University Nick Jeffery, BVSc, PhD Open Neurology
02758: Optical Coherence Tomography for Margin Evaluation of Canine Skin and Subcutaneous Neoplasms The Ohio State University Laura Selmic, BVetMed, MPH Open Oncology
02746-A: Evaluation of Serum miRNA as a Diagnostic Tool for Canine Splenic Hemangiosarcoma University of Georgia Janet Grimes, DVM, MS Open Oncology - Hemangiosarcoma
02751-A: Luteinizing Hormone Receptor Activation Induces Migration and Adhesion in Neoplastic Canine Lymphocytes Oregon State University Michelle Kutzler, DVM, PhD Open Oncology - Lymphoma
02692-A: Diagnostic Accuracy of Point of Care Analysis of Canine Urine and Plasma in Marijuana Toxicosis Caspary Research Institute of the Animal Medical Center Joel Green Weltman, DVM Open General Canine Health
02739-A: The Role of the Putative Tumor Suppressor Gene SETD2 in Canine Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Michigan State University Bonnie Harrington, DVM, PhD Open Oncology - Lymphoma
02804-MOU: Searching for a Genetic Risk Factor for Idiopathic Chylothorax in Afghan Hounds University of Missouri Gary S. Johnson, DVM, PhD Open Lung and Respiratory Disease
02791-A: Neurofilament Light Chain Concentration in Dogs with Meningoencephalitis (MUE) North Carolina State University Christopher Mariani, DVM, PhD Open Neurology
02696: Efficacy and Safety of Netarsudil for Canine Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy University of California, Davis Sara Thomasy, DVM, PhD Open Ophthalmology
02709: Identification of Genetic Risk Factors Contributing to Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders Clemson University Leigh Anne Clark, PhD Open Gastrointestinal Disease
02690-A: Diagnostic Utility of Thoracoscopy for Localization of Pulmonary Bullae in Dogs with Spontaneous Pneumothorax North Carolina State University Valery Scharf, DVM, MS Open Lung and Respiratory Disease
02686-A: Pattern of Thyroid Function Tests during Recovery from Acute Nonthyroidal Illness Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Timothy Bolton, DVM Open Endocrinology
02682-A: The Effect of a Modified Approach on Early Weight Bearing in Dogs Following a Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Dominique Sawyere Hansford BVSc, MS Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
02742-A: Assessing Microvasculature for Intestinal Viability in Obstructed Small Intestines and Effects of Resection and Anastomosis Techniques University of Florida Penny Regier, MS, DVM Open Gastrointestinal Disease
02805-E: Review of the Current State of Canine Genetic Testing - A Living Resource University of California, Davis Anita Oberbauer, PhD Open General Canine Health
02732-A: Tumor-educated Platelets: A Novel Minimally Invasive Liquid Biopsy for Early Cancer Diagnosis Texas A&M AgriLife Research Unity Jeffery, VetMB, PhD Open Oncology
02683: Treatment of Idiopathic Chronic Hepatitis and Copper Associated Hepatopathy in Dogs Colorado State University Sarah Shropshire, DVM, PhD Open Hepatic Disease
02623: Circulating Cortisol Concentrations in Canine Congestive Heart Failure Iowa State University Jessica Ward, DVM Open Cardiology
02107: 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 Jennifer G. Barrett, DVM, PhD Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
02680-A: Assessment of Circulating Inflammatory Mediators in Dogs with Tracheal Collapse Auburn University Tekla Lee-Fowler, MS, DVM Open Lung and Respiratory Disease
02673-MOU: Searching for the Cause for Alopecia X by Whole Genome Sequencing University of Missouri, Columbia Gary S. Johnson, DVM, PhD Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
02669-A: Lipid Composition and Lipid Droplet Dynamics in Canine Pyometra Affected Endometria University of Veterinary Medicine of Vienna Ingrid Walter, PhD Open Reproductive Conditions
02544: Medical Resolution of Gallbladder Mucocele Formation in Dogs North Carolina State University Jody L. Gookin, DVM, PhD Open Hepatic Disease
02534: Clinical Trial for Evaluation of Propranolol and Doxorubicin in the Treatment of Canine Hemangiosarcoma University of Minnesota Erin B. Dickerson, PhD and Antonella Borgatti, DVM, MS Open Oncology - Hemangiosarcoma
02659: Breed Specific Reference Ranges for Canine Thyroid Testing Michigan State University Brian Petroff, DVM, PhD Open Endocrinology
02632: Canine Chagas Disease: Characterizing Cardiac Disease and Developing Screening Recommendations for Asymptomatic Dogs Seropositive for Trypanosoma cruzi Texas A&M AgriLife Research Ashley B. Saunders, DVM Open Cardiology
02643-A: Examination of the Effects of Cannabidiol on Canine Neoplastic Cell Apoptosis/Autophagy and Potential for Chemotherapy Resistance or Sensitivity Cornell University Joseph J. Wakshlag, DVM, PhD Open Oncology
02658: Characterization of Sensory Neuronal and Muscle Pathology in Canine Degenerative Myelopathy to Identify Targets for Therapeutic Intervention University of Missouri Joan R. Coates, DVM, MS Open Neurology
02624: Embracing Polygenicity of Common Complex Disease in Dogs: Genome-wide Association of Cruciate Ligament Rupture University of Wisconsin, Madison Peter Muir, BVSc, PhD Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
02595-A: Defining the Flow Cytometric Characteristics of Normal and Diseased Canine Spleen and Visceral Lymph Nodes University of Minnesota Courtney E. Johnson, DVM Open Oncology
02651: Discovery of Novel Biomarkers of Canine Atopic Dermatitis through Lipid Profiling Purdue University Harm HogenEsch, DVM, PhD Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
02566: Genetics of Idiopathic Epilepsy in Labrador Retrievers The Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics Hannes T. Lohi, PhD Open Epilepsy Initiative
02649: Three-dimensional Echocardiographic Determinants of the Age of Onset of Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Michele Borgarelli, DVM Open Cardiology
02597: Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in the United States University of Tennessee Stephen A. Kania, PhD Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
02661: Investigation into Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs University of Florida Darcy B. Adin, DVM, MS Open Cardiology
02663: Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium (CBTC) Meningioma Pathology Board National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute/Center for Cancer Research/Comparative Oncology Program, Cornell University, and University of Pennsylvania Amy LeBlanc, DVM, Andrew Miller, DVM and Molly Church, MS, VMD, PhD Open Oncology
02572-MOU: Characterization of Retinal Phenotypes and their Association with RPGRIP1 and Modifiers in English Springer Spaniels University of Pennsylvania Keiko Miyadera, DVM, PhD Open Ophthalmology
02604: Clinical, Pathologic, and Molecular Genetics Investigations of Canine Lysosomal Storage Diseases and Related Diseases University of Missouri Gary S. Johnson, DVM, PhD Open Neurology
02589: Genetic Basis of Canine Spinal Abnormalities Purdue University Kari J. Ekenstedt, DVM Open Neurology
02608: Identification of Genetic Risk Factors for Primary Closed Angle Glaucoma and Pectinate Ligament Abnormality in the Basset Hound Animal Health Trust Cathryn Mellersh, PhD Open Ophthalmology
02610-A: The Role of Motilin Signaling in Canine Osteoarthritis Tufts University Li Zeng, PhD Open Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease
02569-MOU: Development of a Polygenic Risk Model for Pigmentary Uveitis in Golden Retrievers Purdue University Wendy M. Townsend, DVM, MS Open Ophthalmology
02593-A: Evaluation of the Transversus Abdominis Plane Block to Control Pain Associated with Abdominal Surgery in Dogs University of Minnesota Alonso Guedes, DVM, MS, PhD Open General Canine Health
02553: Targeted next generation sequencing panel for comprehensive testing of vector-borne pathogens Purdue University Rebecca Wilkes, DVM Open Tick-Borne Disease Initiative
02590-A: Histologic characterization of Golden Retriever Pigmentary Uveitis Purdue University Wendy M. Townsend, DVM, MS Open Ophthalmology
02653-A: Evaluation of the Serum and Cutaneous Levels of Chemokines in Atopic Dogs University of Florida Domenico Santoro, DVM, MS, DrSc, PhD Open Dermatology and Allergic Disease
02550: The Role of Bartonella spp. Exposure and Cardiac Genetic Variation on the Clinical Expression of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy in the Boxer Dog North Carolina State University Edward B Breitschwerdt, DVM and Kathryn Meurs, DVM, PhD Open Cardiology

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