AVMF Supports Animal Health Research
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). For over 50 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to its mission of developing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Understanding that animal health research is crucial to the future of veterinary medicine, the Foundation currently supports research through:
AVMF has awarded more than $10 million in grants to support research, education, advocacy, and service programs since its founding in 1963.
For more information visit www.AVMF.org.
Research Grants with a Focus on Canine Pain Management
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is currently providing funding to support research of pain management due to osteoarthritis or other diseases prevalent in older dogs.
Special Thank You
These grants are made possible through a bequest from the estate of Susan I. Maylahn.
Any clinician or scientist with an interest in the prevention or treatment of pain due to osteoarthritis or other diseases in older dogs is eligible to serve as Principal Investigator. Collaboration with additional researchers who are members or student members of the American Veterinary Medical Association is strongly encouraged.
One grant, with a maximum of $25,000 (inclusive of indirect costs, if any), will be awarded in 2019.
Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation Grant
Any clinician or scientist with an interest in veterinary pharmacology is eligible to serve as Principal Investigator. Collaboration with pharmacology researchers who are members or student members of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics as well as members or student members of the American Veterinary Medical Association is strongly encouraged.
Two types of grant applications will be considered each year: Veterinary Pharmacology proposals for up to $30,000 and Veterinary Pharmacokinetic proposals for up to $15,000.
Dr. Brian Riviere Memorial Pharmacokinetic Grant:
Dr. Brian Riviere was the son of Dr. Jim Riviere, Emeritus Professor at North Carolina State University, one of the pioneers in veterinary pharmacokinetics. His son Brian, was a pharmacist who died suddenly on June 28, 2017, at age 30, due to health complications. Because of their shared interest for pharmacology, the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation has named this research award in memory of Jim’s son Brian.
Submitted proposals should address the following aspects of veterinary pharmacokinetics:
Applicants may request up to the total amount for a period not to exceed two years. All grant recipients will be required to submit a final summary report within three months after the last funded date of the project.
About the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation
Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation was founded in 2007 by the governing bodies of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (AAVPT) and the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP).
By combining resources, these organizations were able to focus on funding for:
VPRF has provided over $153,000 in research funding and has awarded eleven grants with published reports.
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Create your online application, filling in mandatory fields and uploading required documents.
Before the submission deadline, your application can be saved as a DRAFT until all the required information is completed. As each section is completed, you will see a appear in the category tab when the application is saved. Please ensure that all attachments are in Acrobat PDF format. At any time, you can download and print your application by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section.
On completion, submit your Application as FINAL. Download and print a copy of your application for your records by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section in the right column. Note: If you need to make changes to either a DRAFT or FINAL application, you may update and resave as FINAL at any time prior to the submission deadline.
6. Acknowledgement of Receipt
Upon submission of the final proposal, the Principal Investigator will receive a confirmation email from AVMF.