Completed Studies

YearTitle of ProjectPublications
2022Establishment of Reference Intervals for Kidney Injury Molecule 1 (KIM-1) in a Healthy Feline Population
2022Understanding the Bacteria Within the Bladder in Female Cats and Dogs
2021Evaluating instrumentation and sample handling for assesssing platelet function in healthy cats
Complete Title: Evaluation Of Platelet Function In Cats: Validation Of Procyte DX For PlateletWorks And Sample Shipping For Platelet Function Analyzer – 200
2018 – to dateUnraveling the pathophysiology of feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (Sub-study B)[Trial in recruitment phase – no publications to-date (Sept 2021); Related study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30895910/
2018-2019Comparison of diet type and supplement use between dogs with cancer and healthy dogshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32304175/
2017-2018Minimal Residual Disease Detection in Canine LymphomaRequire info from Stefan Keller (MSc student project); assay publication: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30885305/
2017 – to dateProfiling and validation of extracellular vesicles as circulating biomarkers in canine osteosarcoma: a DOGBONe project[Trial is currently on hold and is not recruiting new participants – Sept 2021] https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-018-1651-5
2016 – 2020Evaluation of sentinel LN mapping in dogs with ORAL TUMOURS using CT lymphography and intraoperative METHYLENE BLUEhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/vco.12675
2016 – 2018Non-invasive detection and Quantification of Circulating Tumour Cells in Dogs with Appendicular Osteosarcomahttps://doi.org/10.1002/cyto.a.23847 
2016 – 2018Evaluating crossmatch incompatibility to increase safety of blood transfusion in cats and dogshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33336866/
2016 – 2018Evaluation of anesthetic blocks during forelimb surgery for analgesia in dogshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29366667/
2016 – 2018Diagnosing immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) in Catshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29341177/
2016 – 2018Improving characterisation of respiratory disease in cats1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30657606/ 2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23531058/ 3: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24370250/ 4: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30372158/
2016 – 2017Cranial cruciate ligament rupturehttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32357267/
2016 – 2017Investigation of high flow nasal cannula respiratory support systems in brachycephalic dogs recovering from general anesthesiaPrelim Study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30861261/ https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/vec.12971?campaign=wolearlyview
2016-2017Investigation of high flow nasal cannula respiratory support systems in dogs with clinical diseasePrelim Study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30861261/ https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/vec.12970
2015-2018 (TBC)Oncolytic viral vaccine therapy of feline mammary carcinoma1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29146945/ 2: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvim.13952
2015 – 2018microRNA Profiling for Diagnosis and Prognosis in Canine Multicentric Lymphomahttps://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226357; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6905567/
2015 – 2018Dobermans with preclinical dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30825889/
2015 – 2017Food Allergies in Dogshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6380261/
2015 – 2017Blood clotting ability in dogs with immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA)1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28821259/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32293441/
2014-2018The impact of obesity treatment on the feline fecal microbiome1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28821259/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32293441/
2014-2015?The effects of pre-storage leukoreduction on inflammation induced by blood transfusion in critically ill dogshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31218809/
2014-2015 (TBC)Measurement of pre-treatment levels and early changes in serum cytokines of dogs with multicentric lymphoma treated with a CHOP protocolhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27863540/
2014-2015 (TBC)Evaluation of the antihistaminic effects of diphenyhydramine in dogs undergoing excision of mast cell tumors1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28967819/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26813802/
2014-2015 (TBC)Evaluating the association between aspirin and clopidogrel metabolite levels in blood and platelet function in healthy cats receiving commonly prescribed anti-platelet medications1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25943127/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27170631/
2014-2015Canine Stem Cellshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21418324/
2014 – to-datePrognostication of canine T-Cell lymphomahttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28895866
2014 – to-dateFeline acute kidney injury study1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30461328/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28129098/
3: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25274439/
2013-2014 (TBC)Biological variability of platelet function testing in healthy dogs1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23648208/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29194772/
3: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26397961/
4: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29578657/
2013-2014Using ribosomal RNA disruption as a predictor of early relapse in canine lymphomahttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31842875/
2013-2014Vitamin D status in canine cancer patients and the relationship with dietary vitamin D intakehttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28941306/
2013-2014Safety corridors and biomechanical testing of ventral atlantoaxial stabilisation techniques in dogs1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29202504/
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30125913/
3: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27599482/
2013-2014Image guided percutaneous injection of gelified ethanol for treatment of intervertebral disc disease in dogs – Part IIhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26626409/
2013-2014Anesthetic and cardio-respiratory effects of propofol or alfaxalone with or without diazepam during MRI in dogshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28967477/
2013-2014Development of a novel ultrasound-guided transurethral biopsy device for dogs and catshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31194657/
2009 – to-dateCompanion Animal Tumour Sample Bankhttps://icci.uoguelph.ca/companion-animal-tumour-sample-bank/
~2014Silver coated urinary catheter1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30398417/ precursor pre-clinical studies:
2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25909371/
3: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25969583/
Not availableEvaluation of abdominal fluid in dogs – GI Sxhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26130056/
2016Randomized, blinded study comparing fentanyl and hydromorphone infusions to control pain in canine ICU patientshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30082181/
Not availableNeutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in dogs with chronic kidney disease, carcinoma, lymphoma and endotoxaemiahttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27112380/
Not availableEffects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and aspirin, alone and combined, on canine platelet functionhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29120035/
Not availableExpression of microRNAs miR-21 and miR-181c in cerebrospinal fluid and serum in canine meningoencephalomyelitis of unknown originhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27687938/