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Neurology

Sep 26, 2022

THE EFFECT OF A NEW COMBINATION OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS ON ACTIVITY AND ATTENTION IN AGING DOGS

Description The Canine Neuro-aging Program at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is recruiting dogs 10 years of age and older to participate in a study on a combination of anti-aging supplements aimed to improve cognitive function, mobility, and quality of life in older dogs. The basis for this study is rooted in our desire to… 

Aug 3, 2022

IS GUT DYSBIOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH CANINE IDIOPATHIC EPILEPSY?

Principle Investigator Karen Munana Description The Companion Animal Epilepsy Research program at NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is recruiting for a new clinical trial to determine whether dogs with idiopathic epilepsy have alterations in their gut microbial population. Our study team is looking for households with an epileptic dog and an unaffected dog to… 

Aug 3, 2022

LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF NEURO-AGING IN DOGS

Principle Investigator Natasha Olby Description Canine Cognitive Dysfunction is an age-related neurobehavioral condition that shares similar features to Alzheimer’s disease observed in humans. The progression of this devastating disease ultimately leads to the decline in cognitive function, severely affecting comfort of life for dogs and their owners. The purpose of this study is to track… 

Aug 2, 2022

FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY MRI IN DOGS WITH IDIOPATHIC EPILEPSY

Principle Investigator Karen Munana Description We are recruiting dogs with idiopathic epilepsy that have experienced at least 2 seizures and are not on antiseizure medications. Dogs that qualify will receive a brain MRI and spinal tap free of charge. For additional details, see: Epilepsy functional MRI Testing Requirements None Enrollment Start 06/01/2022 Enrollment Finish 12/31/2023…