American Spaniel Club Foundation, Inc.

Supported Grants

Current Size: 100%

University of Pennsylvania - $163,000

Research Program Area : Molecular Genetic Studies of Inherited Cataracts in the Cocker Spaniel

Principal Investigator: Dr. Gustav Aguirre, University of Pennsylvania  1/1/15 - 12/31/17 - $163,000

AKC Canine Health Foundation - $2,500.00

01759: Disrupting the Differentiation of Cancer Stem Cells to Prevent the Spread of Hemangiosarcoma
Research Program Area: Oncology/Hemangiosarcoma
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jaime F Modiano, VMD PhD, University of Minnesota
$247,979.00, 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2015

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION - $2,500.00

01787: Clinical Advancement of a Cancer Vaccine in Dogs
Dr. Nicola J Mason, BVetMed, PhD, University of Pennsylvania $96,660.00,
1/1/2013 - 12/31/2014

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION - $2,500.00

01874-A: Identifying the Genes That Confer Risk for Development of Cataracts
Grant Amount: $12,960
Dr. Margaret R. Wallace,, University of Florida
September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013

Disease(s): Cataracts
Research Program Area: Ophthalmology

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION - $3,000.00

Determining a More Effective Treatment for Canine Lymphoma       
Dr. Jaime F. Modiano, University of Minnesota, D13CA-033       
Total Study Cost: $161,400

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION - $3,000.00

Assessing Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury
Dr. Sarah A. Moore, The Ohio State University, D13CA-024
Total Study Cost: $38,623

This study evaluates three sensory motor tests in dogs with spinal cord injuries. Investigators will first determine normal baseline values for each test and then evaluate each test in dogs with injuries to determine whether results correlate with the severity of clinical signs and whether the condition improves as dogs undergo treatment.

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION - $2,500.00

01874-A: Identifying the Genes That Confer Risk for Development of Cataracts
Grant Amount: $12,960
Dr. Margaret R. Wallace,, University of Florida
September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013

Disease(s): Cataracts
Research Program Area: Ophthalmology

 

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