Gastrointestinal Disease Grants

The AKC Canine Health Foundation supports basic science discovery and clinical research into the treatment of gastrointestinal disease through the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Program Area. This program supports research into the pathophysiology of disease, molecular and genetic basis of disease and identification of potential therapeutic drugs that reduce the pathology associated with disease.

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Previously Awarded Grants:

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 1633 Identification of a Genetic Marker for Pancreatic Acinar Atrophy Causing Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in the German Shepherd Dog
 1873 Sequential Clinical Evaluation, Mode of Inheritance, and Therapeutic Trial of Protein-Losing Enteropathy and Nephropathy in Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers
 1252 A Prospective Study of Morphometric, Genetic & Dietary Risk Factors for Bloat in Dogs
 1285 Mode of Inheritance and Method for Early Detection of Protein-Losing Enteropathy and Nephropathy in Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers

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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