2022

Investigating the potential of phage therapy to tackle Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in dogs

MDR Grant: £35,560

Institution: Edinburgh University

 

Acute phase protein and micro RNA signatures for the diagnosis and prognosis of feline infectious peritonitis

MDR Grant: £39,865

Institution: Edinburgh University

 

Autoimmune encephalitis in cats: beyond the tip of the iceberg

MDR Grant: £39,961.60

Institution: Oxford University

 

Exploring the dog microbiome for therapeutic potential of skin disease

SRP Grant: £3000

Institution: Liverpool University

 

Investigating the potential therapeutic effects of senolytic drugs in canine myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD)

SRP Grant: £1857

Institution: Edinburgh University

 

Feasibility of using a point-of-care analyser for faecal calprotectin to differentiate different intestinal disease in cats

SRP Grant: £2890

Institution: Edinburgh University

 

Characterising the virus neutralising antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 in the UK feline population and examining changes in seroprevalence during the different phases of the pandemic

SRP Grant: £2771

Institution: Glasgow University

 

2021

 

Do measurements of circulating fibrosis markers change with disease progression in canine myxomatous mitral valve disease?

CRP Grant (joint-funded by the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society): £9953

Institution: Bristol University

 

Cotton wool versus non-woven gauze swabs: comparatively which is more efficacious for minimising the preoperative microbial load on the ovariohysterectomy surgical site in bitches?

SRP Grant: £2050

Institution: Harper Adams University

 

Effect of deformed skull base morphology on nasopharyngeal narrowing and BOAS severity in pugs, French bulldogs, and bulldogs

SRP Grant: £2300

Institution: University of Cambridge

 

Exploring recording of adverse drug reaction reporting in veterinary free-text clinical narratives

SRP Grant: £2300

Institution: University of Liverpool

 

What is the role of urinary extracellular vesicles in the pathogenesis of canine urinary tract infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria? 

SRP Grant: £2500

Institution: University of Cambridge

 

The characterisation and clinical significance of intestinal fibrosis in cats with chronic inflammatory enteropathy

MDR Grant: £40,000

Institution: RVC

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The roles of ageing and myxomatous mitral valve disease in vascular dysfunction in dogs

MDR Grant: £38,715

Institution: University of Edinburgh

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Fungal dysbiosis following antibacterial monotherapy in canine otitis externa

CRP Grant: £6650

Institution: RVC

 

Comparison of the performance of a smartphone facilitated manually adjusted target controlled infusion of propofol in comparison with a conventional variable rate infusion in dogs undergoing elective surgical procedures

CRP Grant: £9750

Institution: University of Surrey

 

Embryonic stem cell markers to identify mast cell tumour nodal metastases in dogs: a pilot study

CRP Grant: £9961.50

Institution: University of Edinburgh

 

Ex vivo assessments of cell salvage and swab washing devices

CRP Grant: £9944.14

Institution: University of Surrey / Fitzpatrick Referrals

 

Pathways to waterways for imidacloprid in Seresto collars

CRP Grant: £5154

Institution: University of Sussex

 

The susceptibility of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius to fluoroquinolones and their suitability for treating infections with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP): a pilot study

CRP Grant: £5818.71

Institution: University of Liverpool

 

2020

 

Determining predictive metabolomic biomarkers for meniscal injuries in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture using stifle joint synovial fluid

MDR Grant: £32,927

Institution: Liverpool University

 

A mixed methods approach to quantifying and characterising vaccine uptake and vaccine hesitancy in UK companion animals

Part-funded PhD: £50,000

Institution: Liverpool University

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Can we use bacterial outer membrane vesicles as a novel anti-bacterial therapy?

SRP Grant: £2500

Institution: Cambridge University

 

Feline lymphoma of the nervous system: a retrospective study (2003-2018)

SRP Grant: £1600

Institution: RVC

 

Pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in raw meat diets for dogs

SRP Grant: £2500

Institution: Liverpool University

 

Characterising implant-associated infection and aseptic loosening of total hip replacements in a large cohort of dogs from the BVOA-UoL canine hip registry

SRP Grant: £2500

Institution: Bristol University

 

Improving recognition, diagnosis and treatment of cats with seizures due to autoantibodies of the central nervous system, a treatable cause of feline seizures and status epilepticus

CRP Grant: £8000

Institution: Oxford University

 

Beta-adrenergic receptor expression in canine haemangiosarcomas – search for a new potential therapeutic intervention

CRP Grant: £7830

Institution: Nottingham University

 

An investigation of novel immunohistochemical markers and serum auto-antibodies in cats with chronic biliary tract disease

MDR Grant: £34,844

Institution: Cambridge University