Grants Funded by the ACVD 1992 to Present
Evaluation of Interleukin-2 Production and Interleukin-2 Receptor Expression in Dogs with
By: Dr. Stephen Lemarie; Louisiana State University, 1992
Demonstration of Specific IgE Antibodies in Food Allergic Dogs Associated with the Ingestion of
Food Using the Oral Prausnitz Kuster Test
By: Dr. Andrew Hillier; University of Florida, 1992
Dispersed Canine Skin Mast Cells: Characterization of Degranulation and Histamine Release
By: Dr. Douglas DeBoer; University of Wisconsin, 1992
Characterization of the Immunophenotype of the Inflammatory Cell Infiltrate in Naturally Occurring Lesions of and Cutaneous Mitogen Reactions in Canine Atopic Dermatitis
By: Dr. JAM Weir, et al; University of Saskatchewan, 1992
Skin cytologic Evaluation and Immunologic Aspects of Malassezia Dermatitis in Patients with Canine Atopic Dermatitis
By: Drs. Daniel Morris, Edmund Rosser and Walker; Michigan State University, 1993
Immunophenotyping and Enumeration Studies of Epidermal Langerhans Cells and Dermal Accessory Cells in Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Demonstration of Surface Immunoglobulin-E on Epidermal Langerhans Cells
By: Dr. Thierry Olivry; University of California-Davis, 1993
Characterization of Canine Pemphigus Foliaceous Antigen
By: Dr. Maja Suter, University of Bern, Switzerland, 1993
Effects of Long-term Anti-pruritic Doses of EFA Supplementation on Canine Platelet Function
By: Dr. Dawn Logas, University of Florida, 1993
The Immunostimulatory Effect of Ivermectin in Dogs
By: Drs. Linda Frank, Stephen Kania; University of Tennessee, 1994
Luminal Assisted Chemiluminescence of Neutrophils in Dogs with Staphyloccus Pyoderma
By: Drs. Leslie Henshaw, Karen Campbell; University of Illinois, 1994
Demonstration of Apoptosis in Canine Cutaneous Histiocytosis
By: Dr. Celeste Clements, 1994
Effect of Ketoconazole on Intradermal Skin Reactions and Leukotriene B-4 Concentration in the Skin of Dogs
By: Drs. Rosanna Marsella, Gail Kunkle, John MacDonald and Vaughn; University of Florida, University of Florida, Auburn University, 1995
An Investigation into Leukocyte Histamine Release in the Dog
By: Dr. Hilary Jackson, University of Edinburgh, 1995
Comparison of Staphylococcus Intermedius Exotoxin Production in Normal Dogs and Dogs with Recurrent and Non Recurrent Superficial Pyoderma
By: Drs. Glen Burkett and Linda Frank, University of Tennessee, 1996
Involvement of Malassezia in the Epidermal Dysplasia of West Highland White Terriers
By: Dr. Claudia von Tscharner, University of Bern, Switzerland, 1996
Plasma Cortisol Concentrations with Fresh and Frozen Cosyntropin
By: Dr. Linda Frank, University of Tennessee, 1996
Immunosuppressive Doses of Prednisone and Thyroid Function in Dogs
By: Dr. Janet Wojceichowski, University of Florida, 1996
Effects of Melatonin on Sex Hormones, Thyroid and Prolactin in Dogs
By: Dr. Patricia Ashley, University of Tennessee, 1997
Anti-IgE Induced Modulation of Canine IgE Production in a SCID-Canine Chimeric Mouse Model
By: Dr. Doug DeBoer, University of Wisconsin, 1997
Investigation into the Role of Thiopurine Methyltransferase in the Use of Azathioprine in Dogs
By: Dr. Stephen White, Colorado State University, 1997
Intradermal Skin Test Reactivity and Serum IgE Quantitation by ELISA and RAST to Aeroallergens
in Normal and Atopic Horses
By: Dr. Andrew Hillier, Ohio State University, 1998
Incidence and Histopathological Characteristics of Eosinophilic Lip Ulcers in Cats with Flea Allergy
By: Drs. Sarah Columbini, Carol Foil, Louisiana State University, 1998
Post-treatment Plasma and Ear Tissue Concentrations, and Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations of Enrofloxacin and Ciprofloxacin for Staphylococcus Intermedius and Pseudomonas spp. in Dogs with Chronic, End Stage Otitis
By: Drs. Lynette Cole, Ken Kwochka, Ohio State University, 1998
A Novel Approach to the Pathogenesis and Immunity of Canine Demodicosis Using Canine Skin
By: Drs. Julie Yager, Gail Kunkle, Keith Linder, University of Guelph, Canada, University of Florida, 1999
Study to Determine the Usefullness of Mycophenolate Mofetil for the Treatment of Pemphigus Foliaceous in the dog
By: Dr. Kevin Byrne, University of Pennsylvania, 1999
Use of Recombiant Human Desmoglein-1 ELISA for Serological Immuno-Diagnosis of Canine Pemphigus Foliaceous
By: Dr. Thierry Olivry, University of North Carolina, 2000
PCR Based Detection of Zygomycete and Oomycete DNA in Canine Cutaneous Tissue Samples
By: Drs. Nadine Znajda, Rosanna Marsella, University of Florida, 2000
Immunodiagnosis of Canine Pemphigoids with Collagen XVII-NC16A Peptides
By: Drs. Thierry Olivry, Stanley Dunstan, North Carolina State University, 2001
Quantitation of House Dust Mites and House Dust Mite Allergens in the Environment of Dogs, and on the Skin and Hair coat of Dogs
By: Drs. Amy Randall, Andrew Hillier, Ken Kwochka, Ohio State University, 2001
Study to Determine the Expression of POMC mRNA And its Related Peptide, B Endorphin, in the Skin of Dogs with Allergic Skin Disease Compared to Normal Controls
By: Drs. Carolyn Kidney, James Sartin, John MacDonald, Donna Angarano, Auburn University, 2001
Comparison of Microbial Isolates and Susceptibility Patterns from the External Ear Canal in Canines
with Otitis Externa
By: Dr. Christine Graham-Mize, 2002
Inherited Epidermolysis Bullosa in the Labrador Retriever
By. Dr. Staci Wiemelt, 2002
Investigation on the Pathogenesis of Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Kinetics of Cytokine Expression in Epi-cutaneous Patch Test Reactions in High IgE Producing Beagle Dogs
By: Drs. Rosanna Marsella, Thierry Olivry, Sadatoshi Maeda, University of Florida, North Carolina State University, 2003
Evaluation of Aerobic and Anaerobic Microbial Flora and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns or Isolates from the Horizontal Ear Canal and Tympanic Bulla of Dogs Requiring TECA
By: Drs. John Angus, Karen Campbell, Carol Maddox, University of Illinois, 2003
ACTH Stimulation Testing in Normal Dogs Receiving Otic Glucocorticoids
By: Drs. Rudayna Ghubash, Gail Kunkle, University of Florida, 2003
Middle Ear Cavity Microflora in Normal Dogs
By: Drs. Vincent Defalque, Edmund Rosser, Michigan State University, 2004
Clinical Efficacy of Oral Terbinafine Versus Oral Ketoconazole for Malassezia Dermatitis in Dogs
By: Drs. Millie Rosales, Rosanna Marsella, Gail Kunkle, University of Florida, 2004
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns or Resistant Pseudomonas Isolates from Dogs with Otitis: A Comparison of Testing Methods Using a Broad Selection of Anti-pseudomonal Antibiotics
By: Drs. Douglas DeBoer, Faye Hartmann, University of Wisconsin, 2004
Evaluation of Epidermal Penetration of Dermatophagoides Farina Antigens and Associated Inflammatory Response in Maleagle Puppies
By: Drs. Cherie Pucheu-Haston, Bruce Hammerberg, Hilary Jackson, Thierry Olivry, 2004
Investigation of Skin Reactivity to Intradermal Testing Using Multiple Concentrations of Common
Allergenic Extracts and Correlation with Serum IgE Quantitation by ELISA in Normal Horses
By: Drs. Christine Baxter, 2005
The Pharmacokinetics of Pentoxifylline in Healthy Adult Horses after Oral and Intravenous Administration
By: Drs. Dana Liska, Rosanna Marsella, Lisa Akucewich, Kollias-Baker, University of Florida, 2005
Comparison of the Cutaneous and Systemic Immune Response to Epicutaneous Application of
Proteolytically Active or Inactive Der f1 in Allergy Predisposed Dogs
By: Dr. Cherie Pucheu-Haston, 2006
Evaluation of Persistence of Terbinafine in the Hair of Cats After 14 Days of Daily Therapy
By: Dr. Abby Foust, University of Florida, 2006
Investigation of the Affects of Prednisone and Temaril-P on Acute Radiation Induced Dermatitis
By: Dr. Alison Flynn-Lurie, University of Florida, 2006
Development and Validation of a Canine Pruritus Index Utilizing a Paired Comparison Scaling Model
By: Dr. Jon Plant, 2007
Pilot Studies on the Barrier Function of the Skin in Canine Atopic Dermatitis
By: Dr. Rosanna Marsella, University of Florida, 2007
Evaluation of Transepidermal Water Loss in Canine Atopic Dermatitis: A Pilot Study in High IgE Beagles
By: Dr. Katherine Hightower, University of Florida, 2007
Staphyolococcus Schleiferi: Biologic and Epidemiologic Characterization of an Emerging Canine Pathogen
By: Dr. Christine Cain, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Human and Animal Factor Analysis for Cross-transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococci Between Veterinary Dermatology Practice Staff and their Respective Pets
By: Dr. Dan Morris, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Investigation on the Effects of Cyclosporine (Atopica) on Intradermal Test Reactivity in Atopic Dogs
By: Dr. Candice Goldman, Michigan State University, 2008
The Effects of Oral Grapefruit Juice and Metoclopramide on the Pharmacokinetics of Cyclosporine in Dogs
By: Dr. Noel Radwanski, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Immunologic and Inflammatory Changesin Canine Skin and Oral Mucosa Following
Radiotherapy as Determined by Gene Expression Profiling
By: Dr. Alison Diesel, University of Wisconsin, 2008
Immunomaping of Desmosomal Adhesion and Canine Pemphigus Foliaceous IgG in Canine Epithelia and Cultured Keratinocytes
By: Dr. Petra Bizikova, North Carolina State University, 2009
Evaluation of Antimicrobial Peptides in the Skin of Healthy Atopic and Dogs with Skin Infection - A Pilot Study
By: Dr. Domenico Santoro, University of Illinois - Urbana, 2009
Clinical Comparison of Oral Fluconazole and Ketoconazole Combined with Cephalexin in the Treatment of Malassezia Dermatitis in Dogs - A Pilot Study
By: Dr. Laura Sickafoose, Louisiana State University, 2009
Comparison of Staphylococcus Pseudointermedius Susceptibility to Various Oral and Parenteral Cephalosporins
By: Dr. Rebekah Westermeyer, Louisiana State University, 2009
In Vitro Susceptibility of Staphylococcus spp. and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus spp. to Mupirocin and Novobiocin from Heatlhy Dogs and Dogs with Superficial Pyoderma
By: Dr. Kristin Fulham, Southeast Veterinary Specialists, 2009
Comparison of Anal Sac Cytologic Findings and Behavior in Clinically Normal Dogs and those Affected with Anal Sac Symptoms
By: Dr. Danielle James, Animal Dermatology Clinic - San Diego, 2009
The Efficacy of Cetrizine on the Pruritus of Cats with Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled Cross-over Study
By: Kerstin Henneveld, Colorado State University, 2009
A Comparison of the Efficacy of Enrofloxacin with a Triz EDTA or TrizPlus Base Solution in Dogs with Mild to Moderate Non-seasonal Otitis Externa
By: Dr. Catherine Metry, University of Illinois, 2009
Comparative Serum Anti-staphylococcal IgE Among Atopic Dogs with and Without Pyoderma and Non Atopic Dogs with Pyoderma
By: Dr. Michelle Tranchina, Cornell University, 2009
Behavioral Risk Factors Associated with Canine Acral Lick Dermatitis
By: Dr. Andrea Lam, University of California-Davis, 2009
Is Desmocollin-1 an Auto-antigen in Dogs with Pemphigus Foliaceus
By: Dr. Thierry Olivry, North Carolina State University, 2009
Intralymphatic Allergen-specific Immunotherapy in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis
By: Dr. Ralf Mueller, Medizinische Kleintierklinik, Germany, 2009
ELISA Testing for Soy Antigens in Dry Dog Foods Used in Dietary Elimination Trials
By: Dr. Kathy Tater, Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston, 2009
Dermatohistopathologial Changes in Hirsute Horses Suffering from Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID)
By: Dr. Marie Innera, Michigan State University, 2009
Determination of Enrofloxacin Stability in 4 Base Ear Cleaner Solutions for Topical Treatment of Otitis Externa.
By: Dr. Catherine Metry, University of Illinois, 2009
Bacterial Contamination of Commercial Ear Cleaners Following Routine Use.
By: Dr. Sarah Bartlett, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Marietta,GA, 2009
Are Promeris-induced Acantholytic Pustular Reactions Immunological Drug-associated Contract Pemphigus Foliaceus?
By: Dr. Ursula Oberkirchner,NCSU, 2009
Minimum Effective Dosageand Safety of Methylprenisolone andTriamcinolone for the Induction and Maintenance Treatment of Pruritus in Cats. A Single-blinded, Randomized, Prospective Study.
By: Dr. Eva Ganz, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Marina del Rey, CA, 2010
Evaluation of Cytokine Production in the Diseased and Normal Skinand Peripheral Blook of Canine Patients Diagnosed with Cutaneous Epitheliotropic T-cell Lymphoma, a Pilot Study.
By: Dr. Kathryn Rook, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Evaluating the affinity for various strains of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus to adhere to equine corneocytes.
By: Dr. Heather Akridge, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Evaluation of antimicrobial peptides in keratinocyte cell cultures from healthy and atopic dogs.
By: Dr. Domenico Santoro, University of Illinois, 2010
Efficacy of azithromycin in systemic and toothpaste forms for treatment of cyclosporine associated gingival overgrowth in dogs.
By: Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Tustin, 2010
Normal digital flora from healthy alpacas.
By: Dr. William Miller, Cornell University, 2010
Comparison of once daily versus twice weekly oral terbinefine administration for the treatment of dermatitis associated with Malassezia pachydermatis in dogs.
By: Dr. Darren Berger, Dermatology for Animals, 2010
Accuracy and precision of compounded cyclosporine capsules and solution.
By: Dr. Meghan Umstead, Auburn University, 2010
The toxicity of antibiotics associated with cutaneous drug reactions against canine keratinocyte cell line.
By: Dr. Katrine Voie, University of Illinois, 2011
Markres of cell activation in a canine keratinocytes exposed to antibiotics with skin drug allergies.
By: Dr. Katrine Voie, University of Illinois, 2011
Canine antimicrobial peptides: a study of their activity on resistant bacteria and yeasts.
By: Dr. Domenico Santoro, University of Illinois, 2011
Efficacy of 0.011% topical hypochlorous acid for the treatment of canine superficial pyoderma.
By: Dr. Tyler Udenberg, Animal Dermatology Clinic - California, 2011
Isolation of bacterial skin flora of healthy Suffolk sheep in Minnesota, USA with comparison between frequent and minimal human handling.
By: Dr. Amy Haarstad, McKeever Veterinary Clinic - Minnesota, 2011
Longitudinal household transmission of veterinary Staphylococci: A pilot study.
By: Dr. Daniel Morris, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
Clinical efficacy of class IC laser therapy on regionalized CADESI-03 scores in dogs with pedal pruritus form atopic dermatitis.
By: Dr. Ashley Stich, Animal Dermatology Clinic, California, 2012
Comparison of topical monotherapy with a product containing chlorhexidine gluconate and Tris-EDTA and oral chloramphenicol therapy
againist canine superficial methicillin-resistent Staphylococcus pseudointermedius pyoderma.
Dr. Nao Okunaka, University of Georgia, 2012.
Surveillance of methicillin-resistance Staphylococcus pseudintermedius' prevalence as a colonizer of the dermatology patient and as a
surface contaminant in a veterinary teaching hospital.
By: Dr. Ashley Detwiler, Michigan State University, 2012.
Colecalciferol and vitamin D receptor agonist therapy of canine atopic dermatitis.
By: Dr. Ralf Mueller, LMU Munich, 2012.
Tracking antimicrobial resistance and genotypic relatedness in Staphylococcus schleiferi isolates: a comparison of geographic regions and temporal periods (2003-2007 and 2008-2012).
By Dr. Darcie Kunder, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Do allergen challenges alter the skin and gut microbiome in mite hypersensitive atopic dogs?
By: Dr. Aline Rodrigues Hoffmann, Texas A & M Univ., 2012.
Establishing a terbinafine dose for treatment of canine Malasessia infection.
By: Dr. Jacqueline Gimmler, Auburn Univ., 2013
House dust mites and canine atopic dermatitis: effects on toll like receptors, NF-kB/STAT3, and the inflammasome complex
By: Dr. Domenico Santoro, Univ. of Florida, 2013
Investigation of the effects of 30 day administration of oclacitinib (Apoquel) on intradermal testing in atopic dogs
By: Dr. Vandre Clear, Michigan State Univ., 2013
The otic microbiome in health and disease
By: Dr. Fiona Lee, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2013
Parasitic mite prevalence in the stray cat population of areas central to the Ohio River Valley determined using surface sampling and fecal flotation.
By: Dr. Catherine Milley, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Louisville, Kentucky, 2013
Evaluation of cytology collection techniques and prevalence of Malassezia yeasts and bacteria in claws of normal and allergic disease canines By: Dr. Kimberly Lo, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Tustin, California, 2013
An assessment of the pharmaceutical properties and bacterial contamination of oral compunded versus generic fluconazole products
By: Dr. Carine Laporte, Dermatology For Animals - Gilbert, AZ, 2014
Evaluation of canine otitis media with ultrasound imaging in a clinical setting
By: Dr. Janine Classen, Clinic of Small Animal Medicine - Munich, Germany, 2014
Pharmacokinetics of minocylcine following a single oral dose in a fasted versus fed healthy research dogs and minocylcine susceptibility and tetracycline resistance genes of methicillin-resistance staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates
By: Dr. Melanie Hnot, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio, 2014
Can ultraviolet light C decrease the environmental buden of resistant bacteria on textiles?
By: Dr. Jennifer Bentley, Univ. of Florida, 2014
Diluted sodium hypochlorite (bleach) in dogs: antiseptic efficacy, local, tolerability, and effect on skin barrier function and inflammation
By: Dr. Frane Banovic, North Carolina State Univ., 2014
Determination of irritant threshold concentrations of nine allergens from two different manufacturers in clinically non-allergic dogs
By: Dr. Desirae Foust-Wheatcraft, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Tustin, 2014
Frequency of urinary tract infections in feline patients with dermatologic disease receiving long-term immuno-suppressive drugs
By: Dr. Samantha Lockwood, Dermatology For Animals, 2014
Antibacterial activity of polyacrylic acid against Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Pseudintermedius, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Schleiferi
By: Dr. Meghan Solc, Dermatology For Animals, 2014
Pharmacokinetics and relative bioavailabilty of orally administered innovator-formulated itraconazole capsules and solution in healthy dogs
By: Dr. Andrea Hasbach, Michigan State University, 2015
A molecule bead-based assay for molecular detection of cutaneous infectious organisms
By: Dr. Stephen Cole, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
The comparative bioavailability of an orally administered human generic vs a proprietary veterinary-labeled formulation of amoxicillin - clavulanic acid in healthy dogs
By: Dr. Jennifer Moczarnik, Iowa State University, 2015
Comparison of hair follicle histology between aged horses with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and hypertrichosis, aged healthy horses, and young healthy horses with an immunohistochemical investigation into the mechanism of hypertrichosis
By: Dr. Hal Schott, Michigan State University, 2015
A survey of antimicrobial use among dog breeders and prevalence of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus spp. in their breeding dogs.
By: Dr. Brooke Simon, Dermatology For Animals 2016
Evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of the anti-desmocollin-1 IgG assay for the diagnosis of pemphigus foliaceus in dogs.
By: Dr. Petra Bizikova, North Carolina State University, 2016
Evaluation of breakpoints and the mutant selection window of moxifloxacin for canine isolates of staphylococcus pseudintermedius.
By: Dr. Curtis Plowgian, Animal Dermatology Clinic - Tustin, 2016
From sample to metagenomic conclusions in under 48 hours - evaluation of the cosmosID software platform for rapid microbial identification, pathogen characterization and antibiotic resistance gene determination from canine skin lesions
By: Dr. Shelley Rankin, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of rifampin in the dog
By: Dr. Karen Ho, Auburn University, 2017
Changes in laboratory stress indicators before and during intradermal testing in cats after administration of high dose gabapentin
By: Dr. Chris Hudec, 2017
Prevalence of methicillin-resistant staphylococcal bacteria in pet grooming salons
By: Dr. Alexandra Gould, 2018
How to appropriately perform a skin bacterial culture? Investigation of staphylococcal diversity in canine superficial pyoderma
By: Dr. Frane Banovic