Evaluation of the Nutritional Status of Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas).

P.I. Terry Norton DVM, DACVP   Co-P.I. Lisa Hoopes, PhD
Sponsored by Mazuri Exotic Animal Nutrition, Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Hereby named "Mazuri Grant" of the 2014 AAZV Research Grant Program

Whole blood cytokine expression for diagnosis of tuberculosis in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)

P.I. Jennifer Landolfi, DVM, PhD, DACVP  Co-P.I. Karen Terio DVM, PhD, DACVP Michele Miller DVM, MPH, PhD

Genetic mechanisms of amyloid A amyloidosis in Island foxes (Urocyon littoralis)

P.I. Christina Sigurdson DVM, PhD, DACVP  Co-P.I. Patricia Gaffney, DVM, MPVM, DACVP

Validating three nonlethal methods for detecting the emerging pathogens, Ranavirus ssp., in captivity and the live animal trade.  

P.I. Jesse L. Brunner, PhD  Co-P.I. Allan Pessier, DVM, Diplomate ACVP

Population pharmacokinetics of orally administered epsilon aminocaproic acid in juvenile elephant seals (Mirounga Angustirostris)  

P.I. Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC  Co-P.I. Shawn Johnson, DVM; Frances Gulland, Vet. MB, MRCVS, PhD

Investigation of novel Versteria parasite at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

P.I. Tony Goldberg, PhD, DVM, MSCo-P.I. Annette Gendron-Fitzpatrick, DVM, Ph.D, DACVP

Comparative genomics of Cancer related OtHV-1 with non-cancer related OtHV-4.

P.I. James F.X.Wellehan, Jr. DVM, MS, PhD, DACZM, DACVM  Co-P.I. Galaxia Cortés-Hinojosa

Detection of Chlamydia psittaci in free-ranging populations of Red-tailed hawks (buteo jamaicensis) in Northern California.

 P.I. Michelle Hawkins, VMD, DABVA Co-P.I. Lujan-Vega, Briggs, Ernest, Fish, Hull, Johnson

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