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.
Previously Awarded Grants:
|00325-A||A Candidate Gene Approach for Skeletal Dysplasia in the Newfoundland, Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever|
|0002405||Inhibition of Collagenolysis in Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament During Rupture|
|2628||The Effects of Acupuncture, Electroacupuncture and Transcutaneous Cranial Electrical Stimulation on Isoflurane Requirements in Dogs: A Comparative Study|
|0022113||Radiographic Analysis of Tibial Plateau Angle Development in Maturing Labrador Retriever Dogs|
|1836||Identifying the Genetic Cause of Canine Hip Dysplasia|
|2045||Bone Mineral Densitometry in Dogs: Effect of Body Size and Exercise on Bone Size and Bone Density|
|2030||Development of a Dna-Based Test for Forelimb Anomaly in Newfoundlands: The Pedigree Collection Phase|
|1614||Development of a DNA-Based Diagnostic Test for Craniomandibular Osteopathy of the Cairn Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, and Scottish Terrier Breeds|
|1654||Mediodistal to Lateroproximal Radiographic View for Early Diagnosis of Fragmentation of the Medial Coronoid Process in Dogs|
|1628||The Genetics of Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy in the Weimaraner|
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.