This study will optimize a technique for improving the cartilage-healing properties of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells.
This study seeks to determine the best source of stem cells - adipose, tendon or bone marrow - to treat tendon injury in horses.
This study will investigate the effect of seasons on hormone responses to diagnostic testing and will improve the criteria for early diagnosis of equine Cushing's disease, the most common disease of geriatric horses.
Researchers will investigate the pharmacokinetics, behavioral effects and adverse effects of intravenously and sublingually administered buprenorphine in neonatal foals.
This study will identify the mechanisms by which some Rhodococcus equi isolates have become resistant to the antibiotics most commonly used to treat infected foals.
This study will use cellular models to investigate energy metabolism defects in two common forms of equine exertional rhabdomyolysis (tying-up).
This study will investigate the importance of multiple hormones from the hypothalamus, pituitary gland and adrenal gland and their association with severity of disease and mortality in critically ill newborn foals.
This study will evaluate a tissue that normally forms joint cartilage during fetal development for its potential as a cell-based therapy to help repair articular cartilage defects in adult horses.
This study will investigate an oral sugar test's ability to assess insulin response and insulin sensitivity in horses.
This study will investigate the suitability of titanium dioxide for use as a digestibility marker in horses.