GDCA Donations to Health and Research

10/06/98 - $10,000.00 - To the matching $25,000.00 challenge of the Hayward Study at Purdue University on the effects of vaccines on canines (Vaccine-induced Autoimmunity in the Dog).

$30,000.00 - To earmark $20,000.00 to $30,000.00 to develop a scope of work and discuss with Dr. Larry Glickman, the possibility of a National Health Survey. Mary Anne Zanetos will chair this committee.

01/23/99 - $5,000.00 - To the AKC Health Foundation Active Grant #1428 
Cardiomyopathy Study (Matched by AKC).

01/23/99 - $1,000.00 - To the AKC Health Foundation Active Grant #1628 
HOD Study. $898.00 of this amount is in our AKC Health Foundation account and will be matched by the AKC. The balance of $102.00 will come from the general account.

05/01/99 - $1,862.50 - To the AKC Health Foundation Active Grant #1428
Cardiomyopathy Study (Matched by AKC).

10/16/99 - $10,000.00 - To be set aside as our annual donation, the recipient(s) to be determined at a later date. (ON MAY 3, 2002, THESE FUNDS WERE DESIGNATED TO THE GDCA CHARITABLE TRUST).

01/21/00 - $4,000.00 - To the AKC Health Foundation Active Grant #1262 
Cancer Study (Matched by AKC).

$2,500.00 - To the AKC Health Foundation Active Grant #1849 Hemolytic Anemia Study (Matched by AKC).

$2,000.00 - To the AKC Health Foundation Active Grant #1836 Hip Dysplasia Study (Matched by AKC).

$10,000.00 - To earmark up to $10,000.00 to the Kathryn Meurs Cardiomyopathy Study.

04/29/00 - $2,500.00 - To have Paul Hardiman move forward with plans to create
a 501-C3 Charitable Trust for the GDCA.

10/09/00 $3,792.50 - To the AKC Health Foundation for the Kathryn Meurs
Cardiomyopathy Study (Matched by AKC).

$5,000.00 - For additional mailing costs for the AKC to mail the Health Survey.

04/28/01 - $30,000.00 - As an initial endowment to the GDCA Charitable Trust.

January 2004 - Grant 2441 $4000. Genetic Determinds of Susceptibility to Hypothyroid Disease in Dogs.

Grant 2447 - $2500 - Genetic Determinds of Susceptibility to Hypothyroid Disease in Dogs.

Grant 225 - Total commitment $7732 ($3866 annually) Establishing a genetic Linkage Between Addison's Disease and DNA Markers

April 2006: Identification of the Harlequin phenotype
Cost: $50,000.00 Texas A & M University
Leigh Anne Clark, Pd.D. and Keith Murphy, Ph.D.

October 2005 - Sponsor Echocardiogram clinic
October 2006 - Sponsor Echocardiogram clinic

August 2007 - Genetics of Gastric dilatation-volvulus The Scripps Research Institute
October 2007 - Sponsor Echocardiogram clinic

April 2008 - Health Research grant to the Rabies Challenge Study by Dr. Ron Schultz from UW Madison $5000.

May 2008
#789- Identification of Candidate Genes Causative for Dilated Cardiomyopathy in the Dog, Keith E. Murphy
# 947A- Heritable and Sporadic Genetic Lesions in Canine Osteosarcoma, Matthew Breen and Jaime Modiano
# 900A- Immunological treatment of Canine Dilated Cardiomypathy using a T-lymphocyte modulator, C. Woods
# 613- The Prognostic Significance of Chromosome Aneuploidy in Canine Lymphomoa, Matthew Breen
# 1055A- A Pilot Study of Intravenous Levetiracetam for Emergency Treatment of Seizures in Dogs, Ned Patterson
# 1018A- Comparative Gene Discovery for Canine Cryptorchidism, Max Rothschild
# 976- Investigating the Role of STAT3 Activation in Canine Osteosarcoma, Cheryl London (fully funded)
# 778- Role of Regulatory T Cells in Dogs with Osteosarcoma, Barbara Biller
# 1003A- Variation in Thyroid Hormone Concentration and Throglobulin Autoantibody Status with Stage of the Canine Estrous Cycle, Rebecca L. Davies
#747- Mapping and Characterization of Mutations for Canine Glaucoma, Elizabeth Giulano
Total amount $53,584.00
Funds from AKCCHF Donor Advised Fund and the GDCA Charitable Trust

July 2008 - Two day Echocardiogram clinic at the 2008 National Specialty $6500.00

January 2009 - Von Willebrand's Gene in the Great Dane University of Michigan and VetGen $5,000.00

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