Canine Cancer Genome Project (CCGP) sponsored by the Blue Buffalo Foundation – convened Scientific Advisory Council specifically for this project award. Reviewed Letters of Intent from applicant laboratories, solicited applications from narrowed field, conducted panel interviews with finalist laboratories, sent follow up questions from the council to the finalist laboratories for completion July 9, 2019. Anticipate Phase I award January 2020.
ACF Comparative Oncology Grant Award, Dr. Cordula Gabriel, University of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Sabine Taschner-Mandl, St. Anna Children’s Hospital, Children’s Cancer Research Institute, both of Vienna, Austria, to collaborate to investigate a new therapeutic strategy for bone cancer (osteosarcoma), Synergistic effects of proteasome inhibitors and Auranofin in canine and human osteosarcoma.
ACF Research Grant Award in honor of Cheryl A. London, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Oncology), The Anne Engen and Dusty Professor of Comparative Oncology, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Clinical Trials Office to help support ongoing clinical trials half of which evaluate therapeutics or diagnostics for cancer with the goal of improving outcomes for both pets and people. This gift represents the second of two grants made to the Clinical Trials Office.
Sponsor, Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, meeting, April 2019, New York City
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