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.
Previously Awarded Grants:
|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.
Help Future Generations of Dogs
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.