American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation Seeks Proposals for New Seed Grants

The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation will fund two $10,000 seed grants to support Animal Health Studies

Released: 13-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Source Newsroom: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation (ACVIM)
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Newswise — Denver, Colorado -- The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation (ACVIMF), announced today a new call for proposals for two seed grants at up to $10,000 each, which will help advance veterinary specialty medicine in the areas of feline chronic renal disease and feline cardiac disease.

The ACVIM Foundation provides funds to support investigations that have direct application to improving the diagnosis, treatment, understanding, or prevention of disease in animals. The ACVIM Foundation Seed Grants are intended to fund smaller research projects and/or allow for the generation of preliminary data needed for larger scale studies. These studies are to be completed within one year of initiation.

The call for grant proposals will close August 4, 2014. For more information, visit www.ACVIMFoundation.org.

About the ACVIM Foundation
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to pioneering the healthcare of animals through the work of specialists in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM): small and large animal internists, cardiologists, neurologists, and oncologists. By supporting the work of these groundbreaking scientists, by raising awareness of specialty medicine, and by mobilizing the animal-loving public, we aim to revolutionize current treatments and spark the discovery of future cures. The ACVIM Foundation recognizes the need for advanced care, research dollars, awareness, and the need to support the Resident-in-training and the future scientist. Learn more at www.ACVIMFoundation.org.

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