2016-17 UC Davis Center for Equine Health Funded Grants

Project Titles of Funded Grants Awarded With Thanks to Generous Donors

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  • Engineering and evaluation of an osteochondral implant in an equine trochlear defect model
  • Pilot Study: Dose Efficacy and Safety of a Novel Volatile Analgesic in Horses
  • Quantifying the Range of Shear Force and Vertical Contact Force of Dirt and Synthetic Arena Surfaces
  • Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence and association with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis: A case-control study amongst California horses
  • Optimization of magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of equine distal interphalangeal joint cartilage
  • Investigating a Non-synonymous Mutation in Damage Specific DNA Binding Protein 2 as a Genetic Risk Factor for Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Multiple Horse Breeds
  • Mitochondrial Oxidative Function of Stallion Sperm as Novel Indicator of Aging and Cryopreservation Success in Stallions
  • Duration of persistence of rabies antibodies in serum following revaccination of previously primed horses: can the revaccination interval be extended beyong one year?
  • Assessment of the metabolic activity of the hoof lamina using Positron Emission Tomography
  • Regional limb perfusion of the distal limb-determination of the time required to achieve maximum synovial concentration of amikacin
  • Stem Cell Tracking in the equine distal limb using Positron Emission Tomography
  • Genetic Investigation of Equine Blood Group A for Neonatal Isoerythrolysis Prevention
  • The effect of horseshoe length on hoof wall strains and fetlock extension
  • The effect of alpha-tocopherol supplementation on vitamin E metabolism in healthy horses and horses with neuroaxonal dystrophy
  • 18F-Fluoride Positron Emission Tomography for detection of active osseous lesions in the equine distal limb
  • Equine recurrent uveitis: defining lymphocyte phenotype, lymphocyte function and potential mechanisms of mesenchymal stem cell immunomodulation
  • Use of non-invasive embryo imaging to determine critical mitotic events during early maturation of equine ICSI embryos
  • Identification of genetic markers associated with racing durability traits in the Thoroughbred reacehorse
  • Cervical Spine Lesions in Horses with Silicate-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Seroprevalence and risk factors associated with equine coronavirus in healthy horses in the USA
  • Alternate Inflammasome behavior in foals with Rhodococcus equi: A role for Caspase-1