American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Past Research Grants

List of Previously Supported Research

2012: Pilot Study for PANAVIRA? for Treatment of Feline Viral Upper Respiratory Disease
Les Mandelker, DVM
Community Veterinary Hospital, Largo, FL

2011: Cat Health Network
The Cat Health Network (CHN) is a collaborative effort by the American Association of Feline Practitioners, (AAFP) American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), Morris Animal Foundation (MAF), and Winn Feline Foundation (WFF). The goal of the CHN is to improve feline health and welfare by funding focused feline health studies. The CHN is the first step in developing a species-specific collaborative relationship for research.

2010: Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Lisa M. Freeman, DVM
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

2009: Evaluation of an Incretic Mimetic (Exenatide) as an Effective Adjunctive Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus in Cats.
Jill Brunker, DVM
Oklahoma State University

2008: Comparison of a Simplified Insulin Protocol to a Continuous-Rate Infusion of Regular Insulin in Cats with Naturally Occurring Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM, DACVIM (SA), DACVECC
Tufts University, North Grafton, MA

2007: Evidence of Effective Drug Delivery Using Transdermal Gel Delivery systems in Cats (Transdermal Gel Study page on the Auburn University website)
Dawn M. Boothe, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP
Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2007: Phase II Clinical Evaluation of Lomustine Chemotherapy for Feline-Vaccine-Associated Sarcomas
Corey Saba, DVM
University of Georgia Research Foundation

2006: Prostaglandin E2 Signaling in the Feline Mammary Cancer a Potential Target for Chemotherapy
Sakhila Banu, BS, MS, MPhil, PhD
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX

2005: Gene Expression Profiling of Feline Alimentary Lymphoma
Mary Lynn Higginbotham, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2004: Evaluation of Cystatin C as an Endogenous Marker of Glomerular
Filtration rate in Cats
Thomas Graves, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

2003: The Association of Bartonella spp. Infection With Chronic Stomatitis in Cats summary
Kristy L. Dowers, DVM, DACVIM
Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

2002: Mitoxantrone and Piroxicam Versus Piroxicam Therapy Alone for the Treatment of Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Carolyn Henry, DVM
University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO

2001: The Pharmacodynamics and Platelet Responses to Ticlopidine in the Cat summary
Daniel Hogan, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2000: Neurohormonal Indicators of Heart Disease in Cats
Philip F. Solter, DVM, PhD
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

1999: Angiogenesis as a Marker for Vaccine-Associated Feline Fibrosarcoma
William W. Li, MD
The Angiogenesis Foundation, Cambridge, MA

1998: Comparison of Glycemic Control in Diabetic Cats Receiving Insulin Alone or Insulin with an Oral Hypoglycemic Agent summary
Dr. Deborah S. Greco
Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

1997: Detection of Feline Herpesvirus-Specific Antibodies and DNA in Aqueous Humor in Cats summary
Dr. David J. Maggs
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

1996: Feline Idiopathic Megacolon: Pathogenesis and Therapy summary
Dr. Robert Washabau
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA