The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the Purina Institute: Supporting the thought leaders of tomorrow.

The Purina Institute is proud to be partnered with ACVIM, to work towards our mutual goal of facilitating knowledge exchange, promoting collaboration and sharing nutritional breakthroughs. We believe science is more powerful when it is shared, and by offering bi-annual research grants to Veterinary Residents, the Purina Institute is assisting in the discovery and advances of scientific research in veterinary care.

This partnership is a meaningful way for the Purina Institute to show its continuing commitment to global research and education for the thought leaders of the future.

The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the Purina Institute are pleased to announce the names of the 4 residents whose research has been awarded the Purina Institute Resident Research Grants for December 2018.

December 2018 Purina Institute Resident Research Grants

Natalie Suchowersky, DVM
Title: Comparison of the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor gene within the family Felidae

Deepmala Agarwal, BVSc, MVSc, PHD
Title: Clinical utility of exercise testing and high-sensitivity cTnI in early diagnoses of ARVC in apparently healthy Boxers

Casey Dropkin, DVM
Title: Urine electrolyte concentrations and ratios as diagnostic and treatment monitoring markers for hypoadrenocorticism in dogs

Chloe Snell, DVM
Title: Characterization and in vitro susceptibility of clinical feline UPEC isolates to an E. coli probiotic as a potential therapeutic for urinary tract infection