Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease Grants

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease Research Program Area supports research aimed at improving the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system and its component tissues.

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 01783-A Mechanical strength of three patella-ligament-tibia allograft fixation techniques for ruptured cranial cruciate ligament repair
 01533-A Development of a Canine Stifle Computer Model for Evaluation of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Deficiency
 1424 Genetic Analysis of Cleft Palate/Lip
 01364-A Heat shock protein 72 (HSP72) as a biomarker for acclimation to, and performance in high level physical activity in pure-bred military working dogs
 00833-A Synoviocyte Phenotypes and Antibodies Associated with Partially Disrupted Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligaments
 00741 Polymicrobial Bacteria-Associated Inflammatory Stifle Arthritis/Degenerative Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Dogs
 01186-A Evaluation of the Soft Tissue Compartments of the Canine Manus
 01062-A Knee Kinematics, Kinetics and Neuromuscular Patterns in Labrador Retrievers Predisposed to Cranial Cruciate Disease
 01063-A Knee Kinematics, Kinetics and Neuromuscular Patterns in Labrador Retrievers at Low Risk to Cranial Cruciate Disease
 752 Tissue Expression and Breed-Related Pharmocogenetics of Cytochrome P450 3A12
 01037-A The Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for the Diagnosis of Meniscal Lesions in Dogs with Naturally Occurring Cranial Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency
 01019-A Characteristics of Relaxin Expression in Dogs with Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease
 01066-A Predictive Serum Biomarkers for Canine Endurance Exercise
 792 Dermatomyositis in the Collie
 00795-A Efficacy of Coxofemoral Denervation for the Treatment of Chronic Hip Dysplasia and Pain in Dogs: An Objective Analysis Using Ground Reaction Forces
 600 Linkage Analysis of Craniomandibular Osteopathy (CMO) in Terrier Breeds
 580 Patella Luxation in Dogs: A Molecular Approach
 000212AT Development of a New Resource for Positional Cloning of Hip Dysplasia Genes: A High Density SNP Map of Canine Chromosome One
 2616 Molecular Analysis of Contributory Factors of Osteoarthritis in Canine Hip Dysplasia
 00212B Development of a New Resource for Positional Cloning of Hip Dysplasia Genes: A High Density SNP Map of Canine Chromosome One
 247 The Study of the Genetics of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease in the Dog
 00451-A Histological and Immunohistochemical Characterization of Synoviocytes Surrounding the Normal Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament
 2460 Molecular Genetic Characterization of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type VI for the Development of a Carrier Test and Relationship to Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
 00344-A Tacrolimus 0.1% Ointment in the Treatment of Canine Familial Dermatomyositis
 00294-A Enhancement of Current Background Information and DNA Material Necessary for the Future Development of a Molecular Genetics Study in Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs with Dermatomyositis

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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