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Morris Animal Foundation Funding by Institution

Below is the list of new and ongoing research studies that the Foundation is funding. Grant amounts indicated are the amount of the entire grant, not solely 2010 funding. Read individual study descriptions by clicking on the grant ID number. For more information, about the studies or current-year funding, e-mail mailbox@MorrisAnimalFoundation.org.

Animal Medical Center

Canine
Identification of Clinical Indicators of Hypercoagulability in Dogs with Protein-losing Nephropathy
D09CA-309, Carrie R. White, Grant Amount: $24,130

Feline
Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Five-Year Outcome and Risk Assessment
D09FE-026, Philip R. Fox, Grant Amount: $91,976

Archbold Biological Station

Wildlife
Land Use Change, Population Declines, and Disease Increase Extinction Risk of Florida Scrub-Jays (Fellowship)
D09ZO-410, Raoul Boughton, Grant Amount: $100,000

Auburn University

Canine
Rapid Detection of Fluoroquinolone Resistance-Associated gyrA Mutations Canine in Escherichia coli Uropathgens using LightCycler
D09CA-057, Dawn Merton Boothe, Grant Amount: $108,466

Multiple Species (dog and cat)
Eschericia coli Resistance in Dogs and Cats: The Scope of the Problem
D07MS-006, Dawn Merton Boothe, Grant Amount: $272,315

California State University-Fresno

Canine
Surveying Prevalence of Heartworm in Fresno and Madera Counties
D09CA-813, Paul Crosbie, Grant Amount: $8,753

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Wildlife
Metabolic Disturbances Associated with Iron Overload in the Black Rhinoceros
D08ZO-028, Patricia M. Dennis, Grant Amount: $55,080

Colorado State University

Canine
Altered Mutagen Sensitivity as a Predisposition to Cancer in Golden Retrievers
D08CA-506, Douglas H. Thamm, Grant Amount: $75,000

Canine
Metastatic and Chemotherapeutic Resistance Biomarkers for Canine Osteosarcoma
D08CA-053, Dawn L. Duval, Grant Amount: $185,059

Canine
Markers of Prognosis in Canine CD8 T Cell Leukemia
D08CA-079, Anne C. Avery, Grant Amount: $32,076

Canine
Tumor Immunotherapy by Monocyte and Macrophage Depletion
D08CA-155, Steven W. Dow, Grant Amount: $80,732

Canine
Macrophage Depletion to Reverse Tumor Immune Suppression (Fellowship)
D08CA-409, Amanda Guth, Grant Amount: $99,196

Canine
Epidemiology and Evolution of Canine Influenza Virus in Shelter Dogs
D09CA-009, Gabriele A. Landolt, Grant Amount: $129,994

Equine
The Effect of EHV-1 Immunosuppressive Genes on the Respiratory Epithelium
D09EQ-007, Gisela Soboll Hussey, Grant Amount: $100,328

Feline
Lactobacillus Expressing IL-10 for Immunomodulation of Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease
D06FE-048, Craig B. Webb, Grant Amount: $102,720

Feline
Immunophenotypic Analysis to Determine Underlying Etiology and Prognosis in Feline Lymphcytosis
D08FE-008, Paul Avery, Grant Amount: $15,120

Feline
Aging, Cellular Senescence, and Chronic Renal Failure in Cats
D09FE-002, Susan M. Bailey, Grant Amount: $84,696

Feline
Stereotactic Radiation Therapy for Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas using Molecular Pathology to Develop Predictive Assays
D09FE-003, Susan M. LaRue, Grant Amount: $131,819

Wildlife
In Vitro Assay of CWD Infection on Saliva and Blood
D07ZO-072, Edward A. Hoover, Grant Amount: $137,583

Wildlife
Development of an In Vitro Amplification Assay as a Diagnostic Tool for CWD
D08ZO-316, Mark D. Zabel, Grant Amount: $106,144

Cornell University

Canine
Tissue Factor: A New Approach to Thrombosis in Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
D07CA-047, Tracy Stokol, Grant Amount: $148,522

Canine
Pooled Association Mapping for Canine Hereditary Disorders
D07CA-085, Gregory M. Acland, Grant Amount: $192,812

Canine
Genetics of Portosystemic Vascular Anomalies & Microvascular Dysplasia in Small Breed Dogs
D08CA-001, Sharon A. Center, Grant Amount: $192,103

Canine
Investigation into the Role of 5-Lipoxygenase in Canine Osteosarcoma
D09CA-018, Joseph J. Wakshlag, Grant Amount: $42,070

Canine
Development of a New Diagnostic Test (Anti-Müllerian Hormone) for Nonsurgical Evaluation of Spay Status and Ovarian Remnant Syndrome
D09CA-019, Ned J. Place, Grant Amount: $72,850

Canine
Prospective Objective Evaluation of the Surgical Treatment of Fragmented Coronoid Processes in Dogs
D09CA-303, Ursula Krotscheck, Grant Amount: $90,982

Equine
Leukocyte and Neural Endothelial Cell Interactions with the Coagulation Cascade: Role in the Pathogenesis of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy
D09EQ-009, Tracy Stokol, Grant Amount: $160,639

Equine
Novel Immune Reagents for Cytokines to Advance the Analysis of the Cellular Immune Response in Horses
D09EQ-013, Bettina Wagner, Grant Amount: $179,047

Equine
New Method to Test for Laminitis in Horses
D09EQ-805, Jonathan Cheetham, Grant Amount: $10,330

Feline
Host Specificity and Host-Specific Transmission Dynamics of Salmonella Strains Commonly Associated with Pet Foods or Isolated from Companion Animals (Fellowship)
D08FE-403, Karin Hoelzer, Grant Amount: $78,808

Wildlife
Effects of Lateral and Sternal Posture on Anesthesia and Post-Capture Health in Black Rhinoceros
D09ZO-012, Robin D. Gleed, Grant Amount: $83,248

Wildlife
Elephant Endothelial Cells: A System to Isolate Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus
D09ZO-302, Noha Abou-Madi, Grant Amount: $87,996

Emory University

Wildlife
Epidemiology of a Newly Recognized Threat to Chimpanzee Health in Gombe National Park, Tanzania
D09ZO-041, Thomas R. Gillespie, Grant Amount: $122,540

Fort Worth Zoological Park

Wildlife
Study to Evaluate Latent Infection By Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesviruses in Potential Carriers
D09ZO-036, Michael Forauker, Grant Amount: $49,050

Freie Universitat Berlin

Equine
MHC Class I Down Regulation by Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 (EHV-1)
D08EQ-030, Nikolaus Osterrieder, Grant Amount: $124,321

Hohenheim University

Wildlife
Tracking Adenovirus Infections in Lizards and Development of New Diagnostic Methods
D09ZO-023, Rachel E. Marschang, Grant Amount: $32,057

Kansas State University

Wildlife
Pharmacokinetics of Oral and Topical Moxidectin in the Giraffe
D09ZO-305, Gary West, Grant Amount: $11,812

Louisiana State University

Canine
Preventative Drug Failure Examination in Dogs of Southern Louisiana
D09MS-810, John Malone, Grant Amount: $5,400

Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Wildlife
Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Brook Trout Nutritional Hyperparathyroidism (Phase II)
D07ZO-105, G. Russell Danner, Grant Amount: $67,500

Memphis Zoological Society

Wildlife
Giant Panda Dietary Selection and Bamboo Nutrient Composition: Implications for Panda Health
D08ZO-027, Andrew J. Kouba, Grant Amount: $26,525

Wildlife
Development of Assisted Reproductive Technologies for Three Endangered North American Amphibians
D09ZO-032, Andrew J. Kouba, Grant Amount: $96,702

Michigan State University

Canine
Evaluation of Intrinsic and Acquired Chemoresistance in Canine Histiocytic Sarcoma
D08CA-308, Nikolaos G. Dervisis, Grant Amount: $99,079

Mote Marine Laboratory

Wildlife
Efficacy of Cholestyramine for Treatment of Brevetoxicosis in Sea Turtles and Sea Birds
D08ZO-066, Deborah Fauquier, Grant Amount: $51,209

National Cancer Institute

Canine
Evaluation of the mTOR Inhibitor Rapamycin in Dogs with Osteosarcoma
D07CA-501, Chand Khanna, Grant Amount: $250,000

Equine
Genetic Adaptation in Mitochondria in a Population of Horses in the Ecuadorian High Andes
D08EQ-302, Sher Hendrickson, Grant Amount: $34,805

Feline
Mitochondrial Genomics and Resistance to Infectious Disease in the Domestic Cat and Its Relatives
D08FE-052, Jill Pecon-Slattery, Grant Amount: $61,950

National University of Litoral

Wildlife
Nestlings Parasitized by Philornis: Significance and Potential Effect of Climate Change
D08ZO-304, Pablo M. Beldomenico, Grant Amount: $105,305

North Carolina State University

Canine
Determination and Mapping of Acute and Chronic Hypoxia in Canine Tumors
D08CA-077, Marlene L. Hauck, Grant Amount: $113,230

Canine
Evaluation of TREM-1 as a Specific Biological Marker for Sepsis in Dogs
D08CA-085, Shila K. Nordone, Grant Amount: $224,078

Canine
The Identification of a Metastatic Signature in Canine Soft-Tissue Sarcomas
D09CA-031, Marlene L. Hauck, Grant Amount: $141,751

Canine
Elimination of Inflammation and Lens Capsular Opacity after Cataract Surgery in Dogs
D09CA-037, Brian C. Gilger, Grant Amount: $52,971

Canine
Treatment of Chronic Paraparesis in Dogs using a Novel Derivative of 4-Aminopyridine
D09CA-038, Natasha J. Olby, Grant Amount: $79,002

Equine
Effect of Robenacoxib on Permeability and Recovery of Ischemic-Injured Equine Jejunum (Fellowship)
D08EQ-408, John F. Marshall, Grant Amount: $100,000

Feline
Defining Relevant Pathways in Feline Injection-Site Sarcomas with Gene Expression Analysis
D08FE-001, Marlene L. Hauck, Grant Amount: $82,123

Feline
Mechanisms of T.foetus Epithelial Pathogenicity and Novel Sites for Pharmacological Control
D08FE-040, Jody L. Gookin, Grant Amount: $135,217

Feline
Development of a Validated Owner-Based Assessment System for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in the Cat
D08FE-043, B. Duncan X. Lascelles, Grant Amount: $81,017

Feline
Cytogenetic Profiling: An Aid to Subclassification of Feline Abdominal Lymphoma
D08FE-044, Rachael Thomas, Grant Amount: $91,722

Feline
Impact on Activity, Quality of Life and Cardiac Biomarkers in Cats with Apparently Asymptomatic Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Before and After Atenolol
D09FE-007, Teresa C. DeFrancesco, Grant Amount: $32,384

Wildlife
Comparative Molecular Cytogenics of the Canidae
D08ZO-022, Matthew Breen, Grant Amount: $79,176

New England Aquarium

Wildlife
Assessing the Impacts of Biotoxins and Protozoa on Health in Right Whales
D09ZO-047, Rosalind M. Rolland, Grant Amount: $36,557

Ohio State University

Canine
Aminocaproic Acid in the Prevention of Postoperative Bleeding in Greyhounds
D08CA-068, Guillermo Couto, Grant Amount: $167,424

Canine
Characterization of MicroRNA Dysregulation in Canine Mast Cell Tumors
D09CA-060, Cheryl A. London, Grant Amount: $62,010

Canine
MicroRNA Profiling of Canine Osteosarcoma (Fellowship)
D09CA-402, Joelle M. Fenger, Grant Amount: $92,468

Canine
Use of Curcumin, a Compound Found in the Spice Tumeric, for the Treatment of Osteosarcoma
D09CA-500, Cheryl London, Grant Amount: $290,120

Equine
Endocrine Energy Response in Foal Sepsis: Leptin and Insulin
D08EQ-035, Ramiro E. Toribio, Grant Amount: $40,230

Feline
Effect of Combined Zoledronic Acid and Piroxicam on Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
D08FE-023, Thomas J. Rosol, Grant Amount: $140,109

Feline
The In Vitro Effects of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors on Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
D08FE-065, William C. Kisseberth, Grant Amount: $32,400

Feline
Effect of Cage Enrichment and Predictability on Health Outcomes of Shelter Cats
D09FE-502, Linda Lord, Grant Amount: $382,371

Llama/Alpaca
The Effects of Mycoplasma Haemolamae Genetics to Virulence, Detection, and Vertical Transmission
D09LA-003, Jeffrey Lakritz, Grant Amount: $28,751

Oklahoma State University

Canine
Allometry of Hepatic Metabolism of Vinblastine in Dogs
D08CA-066, Lara K. Maxwell, Grant Amount: $33,373

Multiple Species
Proposal for a Combined/Concurrent Clinical Residency and Doctor of Philosophy Training Program for Veterinarians
D08MS-500, Michael Lorenz, Grant Amount: $389,000

Oregon State University

Canine
Tyrosine Kinases in Canine Hemangiosarcoma
D08CA-050, Stuart C. Helfand, Grant Amount: $213,927

Purdue University

Canine
Epidemiological and Molecular Patterns of Leptospirosis in Dogs in the U.S.  
D08CA-500, George E. Moore, Grant Amount: $171,144

Feline
Feline Arterial Thromboembolism: the Clopidogrel vs. Aspirin Trial
D09FE-001, Daniel F. Hogan, Grant Amount: $45,163

Smithsonian Institution

Wildlife
Coral Cryopreservation for Gene Banks: A Tool To Fight Infectious Disease
D07ZO-053, Mary Hagedorn, Grant Amount: $101,360

Wildlife
Assessment of the Population and Reproductive Biology of Baird's Tapirs in Panama
D08ZO-029, Budhan Pukazhenthi, Grant Amount: $58,000

Wildlife
Relationship Between Stress and Reproduction in Endangered Pygmy Rabbits
D08ZO-159, Janine L. Brown, Grant Amount: $50,206

Wildlife
Stress and Recovery of Asiatic Black Bears Rescued From China's Bile Production Farms
D09ZO-008, Janine L. Brown, Grant Amount: $72,382

Wildlife
Development of Assisted Reproductive Techniques for Managing Maned Wolves Ex Situ
D09ZO-035, Nucharin Songsasen, Grant Amount: $51,304

St. Louis University

Multiple Species (dog and cat)
Cruelty to Animals in the United States: Epidemiologic Health and Mental Health Associations
D09MS-008, Michael G. Vaughn, Grant Amount: $10,368

Texas A&M University

Canine
Identification of a Genetic Marker for Hypertriglyceridemia in Miniature Schnauzers
D08CA-047, Panagiotis G. Xenoulis, Grant Amount: $37,206

Llama/Alpaca
Generation of an Integrated Physical Map for the Alpaca Genome
D09LA-004, Terje Raudsepp, Grant Amount: $155,527

Wildlife
Analyses of Wild and Captive Psittacine Diets to Improve Companion Avian Nutrition
D09ZO-015, Donald J. Brightsmith, Grant Amount: $73,989

University of California-Davis

Feline
Amanda Feline Fellowship (Fellowship)
D06FE-404, Aki Tanaka, Grant Amount: $70,000

Feline
Analysis of Platelet Upregulation in Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
D08FE-056, Fern Tablin, Grant Amount: $169,072

Feline
Environmental and Group Health Risk Factors for Feline Respiratory Disease in Animal Shelters
D08FE-057, Kate F. Hurley, Grant Amount: $77,377

Feline
Comparison of Two Cage Types: Effect on Shelter Cat Stress, Upper Respiratory Disease and Adoption
D09FE-507, Kate F. Hurley, Grant Amount: $153,359

Wildlife
Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project
92ZO-019, Michael R. Cranfield, Grant Amount: $2,542,798

Wildlife
The Effect of Otodectes Control on Otitis Severity in Catalina Island Foxes
D08ZO-043, Linda Munson, Grant Amount: $86,400

Wildlife
Phocine Distemper Virus: An Old Enemy from the Atlantic now Threatening the Pacific
D09ZO-019, Jonna A.K. Mazet, Grant Amount: $70,152

Wildlife
Epidemiologic Investigation of Persistent Lead Exposure in Southern California Condors
D09ZO-020, Christine Johnson, Grant Amount: $34,597

Wildlife
Investigating Risks to Mongolian Reindeer Health from Emerging Tick-Borne Infections (Fellowship)
D09ZO-418, Sophia Papageorgiou, Grant Amount: $100,000

University of Colorado-Boulder

Wildlife
Investigating Amphibian Declines in Colorado: Interactions Among Invasions and Disease
D08ZO-314, Pieter Johnson, Grant Amount: $107,764

University of Connecticut

Wildlife
The Impact of Brevetoxin on the Health of Bottlenose Dolphins
D08ZO-051, Sylvain De Guise, Grant Amount: $76,502

University of Florida

Equine
Immune Responses to a Killed Adjuvanted Vaccine: Do Foals Respond like Adult Horses?
D09EQ-047, Steeve Giguere, Grant Amount: $35,272

University of Georgia

Canine
Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction for Viral and Bacterial Acid Detection in Dogs with Meningoencephalitis
D07CA-152, Scott Schatzberg, Grant Amount: $221,612

Equine
Differential Responses of Equine Monocytes and Neutrophils to Microbial Ligands
D09EQ-001, James N. Moore, Grant Amount: $73,549

Equine
The Effect of Aspirin and Clopidogrel on Equine Platelet Function and Serotonin Release
D09EQ-023, Benjamin M. Brainard, Grant Amount: $48,484

Equine
Differential Modulation of Toll-Like Receptor Gene Expression Through Toll-Like Receptor-Induced Activation of Either the MyD88 or TRIF Signaling Pathways
D09EQ-050, David J. Hurley, Grant Amount: $34,497

Equine
Assessment of the Systemic Inflammatory Response in Colitis of Horses
D09EQ-306, Brett S. Tennent-Brown, Grant Amount: $107,218

Llama/Alpaca
Prevalence of Mycoplasma haemolamae Infection in South American Camelids in the Southeastern United States
D08LA-301, Alessandra Pellegrini-Masini, Grant Amount: $25,287

Llama/Alpaca
Dose Titration of Oral and Injectable Moxidectin and Oral Morantel Tartrate in Camelids
D09LA-005, Lisa H. Williamson, Grant Amount: $22,074

Wildlife
Examining the Effects of Captive-Rearing on General and Acute Stress in Amphibians (Fellowship)
D08ZO-409, Andrew Davis, Grant Amount: $52,940

Wildlife
Gill Epithelial Nuclear Hypertrophy in the Soft-Shell Clam (Mya Arenaria) (Fellowship)
D09ZO-048, Elizabeth W. Howerth, Grant Amount: $29,352

University of Guelph

Canine
Comparison of Thromboprophylactic Therapies on Outcome and Hemodynamics in Canine Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia: A Randomized, Prospective Clinical Trial
D09CA-316, Kelly D. Mitchell, Grant Amount: $101,036

University of Illinois

Canine
Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial Comparing Two Surgeries to Treat Cruciate Disease
D08CA-304, Wanda J. Gordon-Evans, Grant Amount: $100,915

Canine
Investigating a Procaspase-3 Activator for the Treatment of Canine Lymphoma
D09CA-082, Laura D. Garrett, Grant Amount: $157,915

Canine
Phase I Trial-Development of Bone-Seeking Nanoparticles Encapsulating Doxorubicin for Canine Appendicular Osteosarcoma
D09CA-083, Timothy M. Fan, Grant Amount: $167,905

Multiple Species (dog and cat)
Economic Recession Impact on Overpopulation
D09MS-803, Hsin-Yi Weng, Grant Amount: $6,029

Wildlife
Improving Cheetah Health By Linking Physiologic and Behavioral Stress Metrics to Management
D07ZO-078, Karen A. Terio, Grant Amount: $99,882

Wildlife
The Role of Cellular Immunity in Asian Elephant Susceptibility to Mycobacterium Spp.
D09ZO-025, Karen A. Terio, Grant Amount: $15,590

University of Kentucky

Equine
Protein Metabolism in Old Horses: Effects of Inflammation and Glucocorticoid Excess
D09EQ-310, Kristine L. Urschel, Amount: $108,000

Equine
Orthopaedic Pathology and Genetic Associations in Cervical Stenotic Myelopathy (Fellowship)
D09EQ-404, Jennifer G. Janes, Grant Amount: $100,000

University of Massachusetts

Equine
Origin, Distribution and Activity of ADAMTS-4 in the Digital Laminae of Laminitic Horses
D08EQ-054, Samuel J. Black, Grant Amount: $207,380

University of Minnesota

Canine
Chromosomal Regions and Genes Associated with Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture in the Dog
D07CA-046, Vicki Wilke, Grant Amount: $119,672

Canine
Canine Atopic Dermatitis-Relation to Epidermal Antimicrobial Gene Expresssion
D08CA-002, Mark S. Rutherford, Grant Amount: $77,349

Canine
Engineering a New Oxalate Degrading Bacteria to Treat Calcium Oxilate Uroliths
D08CA-154, Michael P. Murtaugh, Grant Amount: $94,586

Canine
Engineering a New Oxalate Degrading Bacteria to Treat Calcium Oxalate Uroliths (Fellowship)
D08CA-408, Josephine S. Gnanandarajah, Grant Amount: $75,022

Canine
Enrichment for Canine Cancer Stem Cells by In Vitro Manipulation and Chemotherapy (Fellowship)
D09CA-405, Aric M. Frantz, Grant Amount: $93,337

Llama/Alpaca
Arginine Stimulation Testing in Healthy and Sick Camelids
D07LA-006, Anna Firshman, Grant Amount: $29,746

Llama/Alpaca
Investigation of the Multiple-Malformation Syndrome in Llamas and Alpacas Associated with Choanal Atresia
D08LA-303, Anibal G. Armien, Grant Amount: $62,816

Multiple Species
Residency Training in Veterinary Oncology at the University of Minnesota
D08CA-501, Jaime Modiano, Grant Amount: $138,986

Wildlife
Assessing Stress Responses in Rehabilitated Raptors Through Fecal Hormone Monitoring
D09ZO-010, Patrick T. Redig, Grant Amount: $29,772

University of Missouri

Feline
Impact of Glucocorticoid Therapy on Allergen Identification and Allergen-Specific Hyposenstization in a Model of Feline Asthma
D09FE-022, Carol R. Norris-Reinero, Grant Amount: $142,771

Wildlife
Dietary Need for Sulfur-Containing Amino Acids in Giant Anteaters
D09ZO-006, Robert C. Backus, Grant Amount: $22,226

University of Montreal

Feline
Study to Examine Functional Impacts of Osteoarthritis in Cats
D09FE-803, Eric Troncy, Grant Amount: $10,800

University of Pennsylvania

Canine
Molecular Genetic Studies of Inherited Retinal Diseases in Dogs
D07CA-008, Gustavo D. Aguirre, Grant Amount: $200,588

Canine
One Health Childhood Education-Learning to Love Dogs Safely
D08CA-511, James A. Serpell, Grant Amount: $30,000

Canine
Preventing Early Retirement of Guide Dogs by Promoting Health and/or Avoiding Injury
D08CA-504, James A. Serpell, Grant Amount: $292,624

University of Queensland

Canine
Alternative Treatment in Dogs with Urinary Tract Infections
D09CA-817, Mary Thompson, Grant Amount: $10,800

Feline
Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Increase Mucosal Immune Response in Shelter Cats
D09FE-504, Clive Phillips, Grant Amount: $213,595

 University of Saskatchewan

Wildlife
Noninvasive Stress Monitoring in Wild Mammals Using Hair Cortisol Concentration
D08ZO-010, David M. Janz, Grant Amount: $65,664

University of Tennessee

Canine
Population Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Carboplatin in Dogs
D07CA-036, Tomas Martin-Jimenez, Grant Amount: $40,868

Canine
Effect of Alternative and Complementary Treatments on Dogs with Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Stifle
D08CA-061, Darryl L. Millis, Grant Amount: $83,808

Wildlife
Pharmacokinetics of Morphine, Butorphanol, Meloxicam, and Tramadol Pain Relievers in Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps)
D09ZO-042, Cheryl B. Greenacre, Grant Amount: $30,927

Wildlife
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Tramadol HCI in Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots
D09ZO-308, Marcy J. Souza, Grant Amount: $50,536

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Canine
A Canine Clinical Trial: Analgesic Efficacy of Liposomal Hydromorphone for Forelimb Amputation
D07CA-055, Lesley J. Smith, Grant Amount: $133,380

Canine
Glutathione-S-Transferase Polymorphisms in Dogs: Association with Risk for Lymphoma and Response to Chemotherapy
D09CA-029, Lauren A. Trepanier, Grant Amount: $46,880

Canine
Examining the Consequences of Anesthesia and Surgery
D09CA-804, Rebecca Johnson, Grant Amount: $9,980

Feline
Urinary TGF-beta as a Predictor of Post-Treatment Renal Failure in Hyperthyroid Cats
D09FE-006, Lauren A. Trepanier, Grant Amount: $30,758

Wildlife
Eco-Epidemiology of Infectious Disease Transmission in Wild African Primates II
D07ZO-024, Tony L. Goldberg, Grant Amount: $137,699

Virginia Tech

Equine
Cell-Based Approaches to Treat Tendon and Ligament Injury in Horses
D09EQ-312, Jennifer G. Barrett, Grant Amount: $103,569

Washington State University

Canine
Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Bacteremia in Dogs with Bacterial Endocarditis
D08CA-065, Kathryn M. Meurs, Grant Amount: $26,347

Canine
Clinical Evaluation of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compatible, Frameless Stereotactic Brain Biopsy System in Dogs
D09CA-308, Annie V. Chen, Grant Amount: $65,266

Equine
Antibody Mediated Regulation of T Cell Immunity to Rhodococcus equi
D07EQ-056, Stephen A. Hines, Grant Amount: $168,425

White Oak Conservation Center

Wildlife
Development of a Safe Field Anesthesia Protocol for Nile Hippopotamus
D08ZO-075, Scott B. Citino, Grant Amount: $43,800

the Wilds

Wildlife
Effects of Fluphenazine Decanoate on Stress and Reproductive Cyclicity in Artiodactyla
D09ZO-029, Barbara A. Wolfe, Grant Amount: $17,096