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Clinical Trials and Ongoing Research Studies At the U of TN College of Veterinary Medicine

Posted by Erich Trapp on December 22, 2010

Here are some current clinical trials you might be interested in going on at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville. Please follow this link for further information.


• MRI characterization of cutaneous mast cell tumors and their regional lymph nodes in dogs (free MRI exam for dogs meeting inclusion criteria.) Contact: Dr. Steve Pokorny or Dr. Silke Hecht.


• The UTCVM Comparative Oncology Program tumor tissue and DNA bank. Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Phillips, Dr. Amy LeBlanc, or Dr. Al Legendre
• Treatment with tyrosine kinase and chemotherapy of advanced malignancies. Contact: Dr. Al Legendre.
• Identifying risk factors for the development of canine osteosarcoma. Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Phillips
• Evaluation of the mTOR inhibitor Rapamycin in tumor-bearing dogs. For more information, see: Medical Oncology. Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Phillips or Dr. Amy LeBlanc
• “Evaluation of topotecan in dogs with naive or recurrent lymphoma.” Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Phillips

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