2023 Awarded Grants


Our new grants for 2023 are listed below.  Please see our Research Grants Portfolio for a full list of our active grants.
To support one of these grants, or any of the research program areas, please visit our website or use our donation form. If you would like to discuss research support opportunities, please email chfgrants@akcchf.org.

Grant

 Title

 Research Program

 03121

Optimizing HITI CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing for Treating Defective Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Kinase 4 in Doberman Pinschers

Cardiology

 03212-A

Wolbachia-targeting qPCR for Detection of Heartworm Infection in Dogs

Immunology and Infectious Disease

 03215-A

Investigation of the Role of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Phenol-soluble Modulins in Canine Pyoderma

Dermatology and Allergic Disease

 03178-A

Effect of a Canine Systematic Exercise Program on the Dimensions of the Lumbar Paraspinal Musculature and Performance Assessment Scores in Healthy Dogs

General Canine Health

 03172

Identification of Genetic Risk Factors for Gingival Enlargement in Boxers

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

Gastrointestinal Disease

 03181-A

Characterization of Canine CD39 and CD73 for Use in Regenerative Medicine

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease

 03179-A

Optimal Distance for Canine Sprint Testing

General Canine Health

 03180-A

Agility Dog Activity Load Measurement Using a Web-based Application and Handler-provided Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

General Canine Health

 03114

Pain Catastrophizing: A Clinically-relevant Phenomenon in Dogs?

General Canine Health

 03162

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis

Dermatology and Allergic Disease

 03106

Clinical Validation of Urinary miR-126 as a Marker of Immune Complex- Mediated Glomerulonephritis in Dogs

Kidney & Urological Disease

 03147

Improving Treatment of Canine Blastomycosis through Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Immunology and Infectious Disease

 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

Dermatology and Allergic Disease

 03115

Prolonging Tear Film Stability in Dogs Using a Novel Rabbit Nonpolar Lipid (rNPL593)

Ophthalmology

 03165-A

Canine Semen Microbiome

Reproductive Conditions

 03134

Use of a Service Dog Breeding Program to Unravel the Genetics of Congenital Idiopathic Megaesophagus in German Shepherd Dogs

Neurology

 03103

Identification of Genetic Mutations in AnalSac Carcinoma Development in English Cocker Spaniels, Part II – Validation

Oncology

 03139

Riluzole as a Neuroprotectant in Canine Degenerative Myelopathy

Neurology

 03053-A

Genome-wide Association Study to Investigate Genetic Markers for Antimicrobial Resistance in Mycoplasma cynos Associated with Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease

Lung and Respiratory Disease

 03137

Targeted Next Generation Sequencing Panel for Comprehensive Testing for Reproductive and Neurologic Pathogens of Dogs

Immunology and Infectious Disease

 03140

Efficacy and Tolerability of Gelatin Tannate (Tasectan®) in Canine parvovirus-infected Dogs

Gastrointestinal Disease

 03090

Leishmaniasis in Imported Dogs

Immunology and Infectious Disease

 03144

Lomustine, Asparaginase, Procarbazine and Prednisone (LAPP) for Canine Multicentric Lymphoma: A Practical Multiagent Chemotherapy Protocol that Avoids Injectable Cytotoxics

Oncology - Lymphoma

 03124

Synbiotic-IgY Modulates MicroRNA Expression and Microbiota in Dogs with Chronic Enteropathy

Gastrointestinal Disease

 03143

Causative Role of Xenobiotic Exposures in Canine Gallbladder Mucocele Formation

Hepatic Disease

 03113

Investigation of Candidate Genetic Variants for Copper-associated Hepatopathy in the Dalmatian

Hepatic Disease

 03118

MicroRNAs as Novel Fluid Biomarkers of Rabies in Naturally Infected Dogs

Immunology and Infectious Disease

 03087

Epidemiology of Trypanosoma cruzi and Other Vector-borne Pathogens in Hunting Dogs in Virginia and West Virginia

Immunology and Infectious Disease

 03098-A

Genotyping for the Canine Dal Blood Group

Blood Disorders

 03101-A

Enhancing Autophagy to Control Canine Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease

Cardiology

 03095-A

Cell-Specific Expression of MicroRNAs in Primary and Metastatic Canine Osteosarcoma

Oncology - Osteosarcoma

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