The AKC Canine Health Foundation
An eighty-four page document covering the abstracts of the presentations made August 12, 13, 14, 2011 at the Canine Health Conference is linked below. Following the link are some of the topics covered in the document. Thanks to Lynn Duckett for forwarding this information to us.
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Some topics explored at the conference are:
History of Veterinary Medicine and Canine Research – Donald F. Smith, DVM; Cornell University
Dog Genetics and the Mammalian Mind – Mark Neff, PhD; Van Andel Research Institute
Coping with Stress: Nutritional Approaches to Enhanced Immune Function – Arleigh Reynolds, DVM, PhD; Nestlé Purina PetCare
Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine IBD – Albert Jergens, DVM, PhD; Iowa State University
Canine Degenerative Myelopathy: A Translational Medicine Approach to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – Lou Gehrig’s Disease – Joan Coates, DVM; University of Missouri, Columbia
Recent Progress in Molecular Genetics of Cancer and Challenges Ahead – Jaime Modiano, VMD, PhD; University of Minnesota
Comparative Cytogenetics of Cancer. Just how Human are our Dogs? – Matthew Breen, PhD; North Carolina State University
Canine-derived Antibody Fragments for Targeted Therapy of Cancer – Nicola Mason, BVetmed, PhD; University of Pennsylvania
Canine Oncology Clinical Trials – Douglas Thamm, VMD; Colorado State University
Vitamin D and Cancer – Rondo Middleton, PhD; Nestlé Purina PetCare
Factors Influencing Development of New Veterinary Medicine Oncology Products – Karen Greenwood; Pfizer Animal Health
What We Know about the Inheritance of Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmogenic Right
Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and Subaortic Stenosis in the Dog – Kathryn Meurs, DVM, PhD; North Carolina State University
September 11 – Ten Years Later for the Search and Rescue Dogs – Cynthia Otto, DVM, PhD; University of Pennsylvania