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:
2018-2019Comparison of diet type and supplement use between dogs with cancer and healthy dogs
2017-2018Minimal Residual Disease Detection in Canine LymphomaRequire info from Stefan Keller (MSc student project); assay publication:
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]
2016 – 2020Evaluation of sentinel LN mapping in dogs with ORAL TUMOURS using CT lymphography and intraoperative METHYLENE BLUE
2016 – 2018Non-invasive detection and Quantification of Circulating Tumour Cells in Dogs with Appendicular Osteosarcoma 
2016 – 2018Evaluating crossmatch incompatibility to increase safety of blood transfusion in cats and dogs
2016 – 2018Evaluation of anesthetic blocks during forelimb surgery for analgesia in dogs
2016 – 2018Diagnosing immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) in Cats
2016 – 2018Improving characterisation of respiratory disease in cats1: 2: 3: 4:
2016 – 2017Cranial cruciate ligament rupture
2016 – 2017Investigation of high flow nasal cannula respiratory support systems in brachycephalic dogs recovering from general anesthesiaPrelim Study:
2016-2017Investigation of high flow nasal cannula respiratory support systems in dogs with clinical diseasePrelim Study:
2015-2018 (TBC)Oncolytic viral vaccine therapy of feline mammary carcinoma1: 2:
2015 – 2018microRNA Profiling for Diagnosis and Prognosis in Canine Multicentric Lymphoma;
2015 – 2018Dobermans with preclinical dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)
2015 – 2017Food Allergies in Dogs
2015 – 2017Blood clotting ability in dogs with immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA)1:
2014-2018The impact of obesity treatment on the feline fecal microbiome1:
2014-2015?The effects of pre-storage leukoreduction on inflammation induced by blood transfusion in critically ill dogs
2014-2015 (TBC)Measurement of pre-treatment levels and early changes in serum cytokines of dogs with multicentric lymphoma treated with a CHOP protocol
2014-2015 (TBC)Evaluation of the antihistaminic effects of diphenyhydramine in dogs undergoing excision of mast cell tumors1:
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:
2014-2015Canine Stem Cells
2014 – to-datePrognostication of canine T-Cell lymphoma
2014 – to-dateFeline acute kidney injury study1:
2013-2014 (TBC)Biological variability of platelet function testing in healthy dogs1:
2013-2014Using ribosomal RNA disruption as a predictor of early relapse in canine lymphoma
2013-2014Vitamin D status in canine cancer patients and the relationship with dietary vitamin D intake
2013-2014Safety corridors and biomechanical testing of ventral atlantoaxial stabilisation techniques in dogs1:
2013-2014Image guided percutaneous injection of gelified ethanol for treatment of intervertebral disc disease in dogs – Part II
2013-2014Anesthetic and cardio-respiratory effects of propofol or alfaxalone with or without diazepam during MRI in dogs
2013-2014Development of a novel ultrasound-guided transurethral biopsy device for dogs and cats
2009 – to-dateCompanion Animal Tumour Sample Bank
~2014Silver coated urinary catheter1: precursor pre-clinical studies:
Not availableEvaluation of abdominal fluid in dogs – GI Sx
2016Randomized, blinded study comparing fentanyl and hydromorphone infusions to control pain in canine ICU patients
Not availableNeutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in dogs with chronic kidney disease, carcinoma, lymphoma and endotoxaemia
Not availableEffects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and aspirin, alone and combined, on canine platelet function
Not availableExpression of microRNAs miR-21 and miR-181c in cerebrospinal fluid and serum in canine meningoencephalomyelitis of unknown origin