“The grant will enable us to leverage the power of genomics technologies and comparative oncology to develop predictive models of how a canine malignancy will respond to chemotherapeutic treatment, based on the tumor’s molecular profile” – Dr. Stephen Ramsey

UPDATE:  Published in Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2017

An ACF comparative oncology grant award for 2016 was presented to Stephen Ramsey, PhD; Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Biomedical Sciences and co-investigator Shay Bracha, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, for a study of driver mutations in canine bladder cancer.

ACF’s board co-Presidents Matthew Vuolo and Annie Selkovits Taylor sited the continuing support of the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation for Cancer Research in making possible the funding for the second grant in 2016, with Taylor noting, “collaboration of resources and information is key to solving the puzzle of cancer treatment, and we are proud of how we have come together in support of these wonderful teams of researchers.”

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