Clinical Investigation Center

Current Clinical Trials

We have many opportunities for pet animals to participate in clinical trials. Each listing below has a quick summary plus a link to more information for each study.

Clinical Trials Seeking Participants

 

Anesthesia and Pain Managment

Anesthesia and Pain Managment

Control of abdominal pain in dogs

Study of a new technique to reduce pain following abdominal surgery. 
Learn more about Evaluation of a novel technique to control surgical abdominal pain in dogs

Cancer (Oncology)

Cancer (Oncology)

Dogs with splenic hemangiosarcoma

Dogs with hemangiosarcoma in the spleen only and no metastasis found may be eligible for a year-long study of propranolol and doxorubicin therapy
Learn more about the PRO-DOX study

Dogs with hemangiosarcoma - compassionate care treatment with eBAT - ON HOLD

Dogs with hemangiosarcoma in any body site, except cutaneous sites, may be eligible for treatment on a compassionate care basis with eBAT.
Update: This study is on hold, please check back later.

Dogs with hemangiosarcoma, other splenic lesions, other cancers and healthy young dogs - Shine On

STATUS: Enrollment goals were met and follow-up is ongoing

Multi-phase study to develop effective methods for early detection and for prevention of canine hemangiosarcoma. 
Learn more about the Shine On Project

Dogs having limb amputation surgery (for example, due to osteosarcoma)

Study comparing bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension to standard of care for pain control during and following amputation surgery. Learn more about New nerve blocking pain control following limb amputation.

Canine oral tumors - sentinel lymph nodes

Pilot study for dogs scheduled to have CT evaluation of oral tumors.
Learn more about the sentinel lymph node study.

Canine mast cell tumor

Study looking at minimally-invasive techniques to facilitate presurgical granding of mast cell tumor(s) 
Learn more about the mast cell tumor study

Brain tumor trials

Dogs with solitary brain tumors with MRI diagnosis of glioma for a twelve month trial at the Veterinary Medical Center. 
Learn more about Canine Brain Tumor Clinical Trials

Dogs having surgery for intra-abdominal tumors (adrenal & kidney masses)

Studying how the standard practice of abdominal insufflation (filling cavity with CO2 gas) affects cardiovascular systems, such as portal vein flow.
Learn more about Monitoring dogs during minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

Animal Cancer Care and Research

Learn more about the Animal Cancer Care and Research program

Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Sentinel lymph nodes for canine oral tumors

Pilot study for dogs scheduled to have CT evaluation of oral tumors
Learn more about sentinel lymph node study

Dental stem cell study

This study is evaluating the effectiveness of two IV doses of DentalHeal allogeneic stem cells on treating feline chronic gingivostomatitis (FCGS)
Learn more about Prospective, multi-centered clinical trial to evaluate the safety, effectiveness and potency of DentalHeal, Feline Allogeneic Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) for the control of clinical signs related to feline chronic gingivostomatitis (FCGS) in cats that do not respond to full or partial mouth extractions (FME or PME) and medical therapy

Dermatology

Dermatology

Dogs with allergic dermatitis

Study of an oral medication in reducing the itch and inflammation associated with allergic dermatitis.
Learn more about Safety and efficacy of an oral piperidine-based, reversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase in client-owned dogs with allergic skin disease

Dogs with itching due to atopic dermatitis

Study of a treatment to reduce itching caused by atopic dermatitis (allergy).
Learn more about Investigation of a treatment to reduce itching in dogs with atopic dermatitis

Dogs with atopic dermatitis, pyoderma or seborrhea

Study of shampoo and mousse treatments for three dermatological conditions.
Learn more about the Douxo S3 Studies

Equine Studies

Equine Studies

Genetic Muscle Diseases in Horses

Study seeking a deeper understanding of genetic and management factors that influence muscle diseases in horses. Learn more here.

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Dogs with idiopathic epilepsy - food study

Clinical trial of diet and biomarker sampling. 
Learn more about Study of idiopathic epilepsy clinical cases on Purina Pro Plan veterinary diet NC for dogs

Orthopedics/ Surgery

Orthopedics/ Surgery

Dogs having limb amputation surgery

Study comparing bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension to standard of care for pain control during and following amputation surgery.
Learn more about New nerve blocking pain control following limb amputation. 

Dogs having minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

Studying how the standard practice of abdominal insufflation (filling cavity with CO2 gas) affects cardiovascular systems, such as portal vein flow.
Learn more about Monitoring dogs during minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery