Finding Meaning in our Losses……and Hope for the Future…
http://www.grca.org/pdf/health/CancerSamplesApril2011.pdf lists all the current contacts for the various cancer studies.(Updated in 2011.) Make a copy for your vet to keep on file.
If you are not sure which researcher to contact, email or call Rhonda Hovan, GRCA Research Facilitator, who can help direct you to the right researcher. 330-668-0044 or 330-338-4236 firstname.lastname@example.org
To send samples directly to Dr. Jaime Modiano (Modiano Lab - University of Minnesota Cancer Center) call 612 626 6890 ext. 1,
- Attention owners of senior Goldens (12 years +):
When the time comes that your Golden can contribute to Pigmentary Uveitis research, contact Dr. Wendy Townsend at 765-494-1107 Townsenw@purdue.edu
Make a copy for your vet to keep on file.
- Golden Retriever Virus and Lymphoma Study *New as of April 2012 – seeking enrollment of healthy 6-8 year olds*
The Golden Retriever Foundation will pay for CERF registrations for Golden Retrievers 8 years and older to be added to online registries. Download the voucher at http://www.goldenretrieverfoundation.org/downloads/cerfvoucherstatement.pdf
- DNA Samples: Pertinent to all Goldens
Blood can be stored in the CHIC DNA Repository for use in current and future research. Instructions at http://www.caninehealthinfo.org/dnabank.html
Remember to update the health status of dogs in the database at CHIC@OFFA.ORG