August 15, 2009

 

 Morris Animal Foundation calls for pilot-study proposals

 
 

Morris Animal Foundation now reviews proposals for pilot studies more than once a year to provide timely funding for innovative research relevant to the health of companion animals, horses, and wildlife.

August 31 is the next deadline for pilot-study proposals. The foundation has a particular interest during this cycle in pilot studies on dog overpopulation, heartworm in dogs and cats, cardiac disorders in Doberman Pinschers, and canine hip dysplasia.

The budget of pilot studies cannot exceed $10,800—$10,000 plus 8 percent for indirect costs—and studies cannot last longer than one year. Additional details and the online application are at www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/professionals/scientists.