Other Research We Fund

NTCA Supports Health Research That is Relevant to Norwich Terriers

NTCA has provided funding to the AKC Canine Health Foundation to help support the following research studies:

CHF Grant# 1425
Title: Identification of Epilepsy-Causing Mutations from the Associated Loci by Next-Generation Resequencing
Principal Investigator:  Hannes T Lohi, PhD;  University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics
Program Area: Epilepsy
Total Grant Amount: $86,400
Project Dates:1/1/2011 to 6/30/2012
NTCA support:  $2,500  (Source:  Donor-advised fund, 4-26-2011)
Progress Report

Resulting scientific papers:
Lequarré AS, Andersson L, André C, Fredholm M, Hitte C, Leeb T, Lohi H, Lindblad-Toh K, Georges M. LUPA: A European initiative taking advantage of the canine genome architecture for unravelling complex disorders in both human and dogs. Vet J. 189(2):155-9, 2011. Full Manuscript

Seppälä EH, Koskinen LLE, Gulløv CH, Jokinen P, Karlskov-Mortensen P, et al. (2012) Identification of a Novel Idiopathic Epilepsy Locus in Belgian Shepherd Dogs. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33549. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033549.  Full Manuscript

CHF Grant# 01827

Title:  High-throughput (metagenomic) sequencing for identification of bacteria associated with canine periodontitis and oral health
Principal Investigator:  Marcello Pasquale Riggio, PhD;  University of Glasgow
Program Area:  General Canine Health
Project Dates:  1/1/2013 to 12/31/2014
NTCA support:  $5,000 (Source:  Donor-advised fund, 3-11-2013)
Progress Report