Projects Funded

Grants Funded by the ACVD 1992 to Present

Evaluation of Interleukin-2 Production and Interleukin-2 Receptor Expression in Dogs with

Generalized Demodicosis

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

Murine Chimeras

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

 

 

 

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