Dermatology and Allergic Disease Grants

The AKC Canine Health Foundation is committed to canine health by seeking critical research to diagnose, prevent and/or treat dermatological and allergic disease in dogs.  The Foundation supports novel and multi-disciplinary approaches to addressing the health needs of all dogs.  

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Previously Awarded Grants:

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 00998-A Microbiology and Histopathological Features of Canine Acral Lick Dermatitis
 00857-A Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis with a Novel Immune Modulating Vaccine
 00812-A Investigation of the Canine Cathepsin L Gene (CTSL) as a Candidate for Alopecia X in Keeshonden and Pomeranians
 00680-A Screening of Healthy Dogs and Dogs with Chronic Allergic Dermatitis for Colonization of the Skin by Methicillin-Resistant Strains of Staphylococci
 00695-A Estrogen Receptor Antagonist and Hair Regrowth in Dogs with Follicular Arrest (Alopecia X)
 00584-A Lethal Acrodermatitis in Bull Terriers: Using Proteomic Techniques to Identify the Genetic Defect
 00577-AT Sebaceous Adenitis in the Akita
 00572-A Heritability of Atopic Dermatitis in West Highland White Terriers
 00338-A Does Melatonin Result in Hair Regrowth in Dogs with Follicular Arrest (Alopecia X) by Blocking Estrogen Receptors on Hair Follicles?
 2234 Basophil/Mast Cell Response to Lectins as a Predictor for Risk of Allergic Disease in Genetically Susceptible Dogs
 2272 Localization of the Gene for Sebaceous Adenitis in the Akita Dog by Homology Mapping
 2290 Mapping Canine X Chromosome Linked Alopecia
 1415 Traits of Cutaneous Mast Cell Phenotype and Function Associated with Predisposition to Canine Atopic Dermatitis

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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