LSU SVM researchers receive more than $87,500 from the Charles V. Cusimano EHSP Funding to further their research projects

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2016

 

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) Equine Health Studies Program (EHSP) researchers have received more than $87,500 from the Charles V. Cusimano EHSP Funding to further their research projects. This is an internal competition where LSU SVM researchers apply to be considered for the Charles V. Cusimano EHSP Funding. The grant period is July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017. Below are the grant recipients, along with the title of their research project and the direct amount provided by the Charles V. Cusimano EHSP Funding. The total support is the total amount of support the project has received. 

 

Britta S. Leise (PI)

"Assessment of keratinocyte wound healing and growth factor production in vitro after exposure to bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells or lipopolysaccharide"

Direct Funding: $11,617; Total Support for project: $69,121

 

Renee Carter (PI), Pilar Camacho Luna, Frank Andrews, Lorrie Gaschen

"Effect of topical 1% atropine sulfate ophthalmic solution on the GI motility and transit time horses with corneal ulcers and stromal abscesses"

Direct Funding: $12,000; Total Support for project: $76,033

 

Gabriel Davolli (PI), Carlos R. Pinto

"Antiluteogenic treatment of hemorrhagic anovulatory follicles"

Direct Funding: $6,000; Total Support for project: $34,561

 

Kelli Beavers (PI), Jenny L. Sones

"Measurement of serum amyloid A levels in clinical cases of equine placentitis"

Direct Funding: $6,000; Total Support for project: $34,561

 

Qingqiu Yang (PI), Mandi J. Lopez

"Isolation and Characterization of a Transitional Equine Hoof Stem Cell"

Direct Funding: $6,000; Total Support for project: $34,561

 

Laura M. Riggs (PI), Cole Sandow

"Evaluation of the Short-term Effects of Intra-articular Administration of Platelet-rich Plasma in Horses with Experimentally Induced Synovitis"

Direct Funding: $8,381; TTotal Support for project: $48,385

 

Chelsey Leisinger (PI), Dale L. Paccamonti, Jenny L. Sones, Carlos R. Pinto

"Developmental characteristics of in vivo equine embryos produced during induced aluteal cycles"

Direct Funding: $6,000; Total Support for project: $34,561

 

Mandi J. Lopez (PI), Wei Duan

"Identification of a Synergistic Cell Immunophenotype to Augment de Novo Bone Generation by Equine Adipose Derived Multipotent Stromal Cells"

Direct Funding: $8,000; Total Support for project: $48,385

 

Mariah L. Markle (PI), Carlos R. Pinto

"Effects of systemic serial administration of prostaglandin F2 alpha (PGF2α) on the early

developing corpus luteum of mares"

Direct Funding: $6,000; Total Support for project: $34,561

 

Michelle L. Osborn (PI), Elizabeth W. Uhl, Kylee Jo Duberstein, Jean Luc Cornille

"Pathomechanical Analysis of Equine Navicular Disease"

Direct Funding: $9,900; Total Support for project: $62,209

 

Michelle Woodward O'Gorman (PI), Cherie M. Pucheu-Haston

"Determination of allergen irritant threshold concentrations for equine intradermal testing in normal horses in the southeastern United States"

Direct Funding: $8,058; Total Support for project: $48,385