Cardiology Grants

The Cardiology Research Program Area is designed to support integrated basic and clinical research to study normal and abnormal cardiovascular development.  This program supports research in the general areas of:

  • Heart Development
  • Structural Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Diagnostics
  • Therapeutics
  • Surgery
  • Enabling Technologies in research discovery
  • Enabling Technologies in drug design and development

Active Grants:

Previously Awarded Grants:

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 01849 Filling the Gaps in the Canine Genome
 01753 Identification of Genetic Factors That Alter the Severity of Cardiomyopathy
 02098-A Measurement of a Cardiac Muscle Development Protein to Enhance Diagnosis and Prognosis of Cardiomyopathy
 01151 Molecular Basis of Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia
 01866-A Enhancing Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease through the Identification of Biological Markers of Disease
 01859-A Defining the Significance of Irregular Heartbeats through Early Monitoring
 01529-A Platelet, myocardial, and valvular serotonin concentrations in healthy dogs and dogs with mitral valve disease
 01694-A Progression of "Silent" Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease in Norfolk Terriers
 01345-A Circulating Isoforms of B-type Natriuretic Peptide and the Pathogenesis of Canine Heart Failure
 908 Serotonin Type 2A Receptor Antagonist Therapy for Preventing the Progression of Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease
 01501-A Evaluation of candidate genes for X -- linked dilated cardiomyopathy in the Great Dane
 1313 Identification of a Genetic Marker for Familial Aortic Stenosis in the Rottweiler
 01142 Cutting Balloon Valvuloplasty for Dogs with Subaortic Stenosis
 01366-A Multifaceted investigation into the characteristics of degenerative mitral valve disease in Norfolk Terriers: nutritional and environmental characteristics - Part 2
 01365-A Multifaceted investigation into the characteristics of degenerative mitral valve disease in Norfolk Terriers: biomarkers, pedigree analysis, and DNA banking - PART 1
 789 Identification of Candidate Genes Causative for Dilated Cardiomyopathy in the Dog
 00900-A Immunological Treatment of Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Using a T-Lymphocyte Modulator
 00898-A Diagnosis and Progression of Acquired Mitral Valve Disease in Whippets
 01026-A Molecular Characterization of Valvular Insterstitial Cells in Canine Chronic Valvular Degenerative Disease
 00988-A Prevalence and Genetic Implications of Atrial Septal Defects in the Standard Poodle
 00819-A Evaluation of Arrhythmias in Dogs with Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Myxomatous Mitral Valve Degeneration Treated with Pimobendan
 00858-A Evaluation of Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities for Treatment of Canine Pulmonary Hypertension
 01049-A A Molecular Evaluation of the Alpha Tropomyosin Gene in Doberman Pinschers with Dilated Cardiomyopathy
 00806-A Alteration in Protein Expression in Canine Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease
 00228T A Comparative Evaluation of the Concealed and Overt Forms of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Symptoms in Dogs with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

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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