Winn awards grants for feline research

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The Winn Feline Foundation has awarded grants totaling $140,324 to eight projects to improve feline health.

The 2011 Feline Health Grant Award winners were announced in April. Of the 42 project proposals, eight were selected.

The projects are relevant to adult feline progenitor cells, feline infectious peritonitis virus, diarrheagenic Escherichia coli, intestinal biofilm formation by enterococci, oral squamous cell carcinomas, feline immunodeficiency virus, and DNA array analyses for cat diseases.

A listing of the projects available for sponsorship appears at the end of the descriptions. Donations can be made online at