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CAHF Research Grants: 2009-2010

What can lung tissues tell us about acute necrotizing pancreatitis? Drs. Baljit Singh and Anthony Carr, WCVM A form of pancreatitis called acute necrotizing pancreatitis (ANP) is associated with a high rate of mortality in dogs. Researchers believe ANP occurs when enzymes that normally aid with digestion become activated within the pancreas. That leads to the death of pancreatic tissue …

June 05th, 2009 Full story »

CAHF Research Grants: 2008-2009

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus (MRSA) in dogs Drs. Joseph Rubin and Manuel Chirino-Trejo, WCVM; Alice Wong and Steve Sanche, Royal University Hospital Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus (MRSA) is an emerging pathogen in animals worldwide; very little is known about the strain types or prevalence of MRSA in dogs. With the recent isolation of MRSA from canine patients at WCVM, there’s a need …

June 05th, 2008 Full story »