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1. Understanding Abnormal Blood Platelet Function in Dogs with Sepsis

(Web Page; Wed Oct 08 14:18:00 CDT 2014)

Principal Investigator: Ronald Li, DVM, University of California/Davis, Fellowship Sponsor: Study ID: D15CA-907

Description: Sepsis, sometimes called blood poisoning, is a potentially life-threatening complication of infections. It occurs when bacteria or other infectious agents enter the bloodstream. The fellow will evaluate how protein receptors on the surface of platelets interact with bacteria found in septic dogs. Information gained from this study will help scientists develop improved therapies for controlling the abnormal platelet function associated with these potentially life-threatening infections in dogs.

2. Foundation Announces Four New Veterinary Fellowships for Advanced Study

(Web Page; Wed Oct 22 13:51:00 CDT 2014)

The Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Fellowships for Advanced Study are four-year grants designed to financially support veterinarians while they return to school for training to gain a PhD in a field of animal health research. Th...

Description: The Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Fellowships for Advanced Study are four-year grants designed to financially support veterinarians while they return to school for training to gain a PhD in a field of animal health research. The Foundation recently granted four new Veterinary Fellowships for Advanced Study (learn more about them below), which brings the total number of current fellowships to 12.