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Pathology Residency Training Program to support the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

Summary: This grant supports the advanced training of two aspiring veterinary pathologists who will assist with the analysis of tissue samples collected from dogs enrolled in the Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study.

Description: Highly trained investigators are vital to advancing the health and welfare of animals. Morris Animal Foundation is funding the training of two new veterinary pathologists to work with the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study research team. Under the mentorship of the study’s veterinary leadership team, the selected pathology residents will help examine submitted tissue samples from study participants in order to provide consistency in diagnosis of diseases, including cancer, as well as assist with advanced pathology diagnostics and reporting as needed. 

STUDY ID: D16CLP-001

INVESTIGATOR: Dr. E.J. Ehrhart, DVM, Colorado State University 

Morris Animal Foundation 

Study Start Date: 2016

Projected Study Duration: 5 years