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Research donations are welcome and may be made directly to the AAV Research Fund at the address below, or donate online.

 

AAV Research Fund
PO Box 9
Teaneck, NJ 07666
 

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2017

 

Project Title - GI Pharmacokinetics and Drug-withdrawal Times for Eggs Following Clavamox In Chickens

Investigator - Marcy Souza

Institution - University of Tennessee

Grant Award - Companion Bird Health Fund  $9785

 

Project Title - Pharmacokinetics of Ceftiofur Crystalline-free Acid in Bald Eagles

Investigator - Miranda Sadar

Institution - University of Saskatchewan

Grant Award - Wild Bird Health Fund  $5000

 

2016

Project Title - Therapeutic Efficacy of Paroxetine in Feather Damaging Grey Parrots

Investigator - Yvonne van Zeeland

Institution - Univ of Utrecht, Netherlands

Grant Award - $10,000

 

Project Title - Lower Respiratory System Anatomy of the African Grey Parrot

Investigator - Emma Schachner

Institution - Louisiana State University

Grant Award -  $7939

 

2015

Project Title – Eval. of genetic polymorphisms in the psittacine cholesterol transport pathway

Investigator – Joshua Stern

Institution – University of California, Davis  

Grant Award – $5000

 

Project Title – Evaluation of ExFix-IM pin constructs in tibiotarsus from Buteo jamaicensis

Investigator – Duane Robinson

Institution – University of California, Davis

Grand Award – $5000

 

2014

Project Title – Investigation of an Antifungal-impregnated Implant

Investigator – Marcy Souza

Institution – University of Tennessee

Grant Award – $10,000

  

2013

Project Title – Wellness benefits of naturalistic feeding behavior in orange-winged Amazon parrots

Investigator – Joanne Paul-Murphy

Institution – University of California

Grant award – $10,000

 

2012

Project Title – The pharmacokinetics of levetiracetam in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots

 

Investigator – Steven Divers, Rodney Schnellbacher

Institution – University of Georgia
Grant Award - $5,150

Project Title - Using conservation genetics to improve ex-situ management of the critically endangered Buffon macaw (Ara ambiguus guayaquilensis)
Investigator – Kristy Pabilonia
Institution – Colorado State University
Grant Award - $3,892

2011

Project Title - Comparative immunohistochemical localization and characterization of the mu and kappa opioid receptors in selected raptor, psittacine, waterfowl and passerine species Investigator - Ricardo de Matos
Institution - Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Grant Award - $8,942

2010 

Project Title - Identifying inflammatory markers associated with trauma and infection in raptors
Investigator - Lisa Tell
Institution - University of California at Davis
Link - http://faculty.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/faculty/latell/
Grant Award - $6,825

 

2009

Project Title - Renal, gastrointestinal, and hemostatic effects of meloxicam in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis)
Investigator - Joanne Paul-Murphy
Institution - University of Wisconsin (current address: University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/research/Funding/STAR/FacultyPages/Paul-Murphy.cfm
Grant Award - $9,356

 

 

2008 

Project Title - Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in four avian species
Investigator - Pat Redig
Institution - University of Minnesota
Grant Award - $9,995

 

 

Project Title - Pharmacokinetics of butorphanol after intravenous, intramuscular, and oral administration in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis)
Investigator - David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman
Institution - Louisiana State University (currently at the University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth/small_animal/cape/default.cfm
Grant Award - $5,460


2007

Project Title - Single-dose pharmacokinetics of piperacillin/tazobactam in the Hispaniolan Amazon Parrot (Amazona ventralis)
Investigator - James W. Carpenter
Institution - Kansas State University
Link - http://www.vet.ksu.edu/depts/ClinicalSciences/faculty/carpenter.htm
Grant Award - $8164

 

Project Title - The survival of captive reared kakï (black stilt) released to the wild
Investigator - Louisa Robertson
Institution - Massey University, New Zealand
Grant Award - $4500


2006 

Project Title - Functional imaging of the avian brain during pain and the response to opioid administration
Investigator - Joanne Paul-Murphy
Institution - University of Wisconsin (current address: University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/research/Funding/STAR/FacultyPages/Paul-Murphy.cfm
Grant Award - $10,000

 

2005 

Project Title - Investigation into the antemortem diagnosis and etiology of avian mycobacteriosis
Investigator - Miguel Saggese
Institution - Texas A & M University (currently at Western University of Health Sciences)
Link - http://www.westernu.edu/stp/bios.php?bio=msaggese
Grant Award - $3,000

 

2004 

Project Title - Variability of distribution and stability of extemporaneous preparations of meloxicam and carprofen after dilution and suspension at two storage temperatures
Investigator - Michelle Hawkins
Institution - University of California
Link - http://faculty.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/faculty/mghawkins/
Grant Award - $5,843

 

2003 

Project Title - Internal anatomy of the hornbill casque described by radiography and advanced imaging
Investigator - Kathryn C. Gamble
Instutition - Lincoln Park Zoo
Link - http://www.lpzoo.org/conservation/who_we_are/k_gamble.php
Grant Award - $3,500

 

2002 

Project Title - Pharmacokinetics of doxorubicin in sulfur-crested cockatoos
Investigator - Lucio J. Filippich
Institution - Murdoch University (currently at the University of Queensland, Australia)
Link - http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/filippich-assoc-prof-lucio
Grant Award - $4,229

 

Project Title - Evaluation of endoscopic castration and salpingohysterectomy using laser ablation in pigeons
Investigator - Stephen J.Divers
Institution - University of Georgia
Link - http://www.vet.uga.edu/hospital/services/exotics/stephenHD.php
Grant Award - $4,938.17

 

Project Title - Pharmacokinetics of clindamycin in pigeons
Investigator - Thomas Lenarduzzi
Institution - Mississippi State University
Grant Award - $4,236.75

 

Project Title - Optimization of the skeletal-fixator-intramedullary pin-tie-in fixator for the repair of long bone fractures in birds
Investigator - Arnaud Van Wettere
Institution - University of Minnesota
Grant Award - $3,605.94


2001

Project Title - Use of synthetic TSH for evaluation of thyroid function in birds
Investigator - Cheryl Greenacre
Institution - The University of Tennessee
Link - http://www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/greenacre.php
Grant Award - $11,718.00

 

Project Title - Characterization of avian paramyxoviruses from parrots associated with persistent infection
Investigator - Christian Grund
Institution - Clinic for Poultry, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
Grant Award - $9,000.00

 

Project Title - A fluoroscopic study comparing the difference in time for contrast medium to reach the kidneys when injected into the basilic vein versus the medial metatarsal vein
Investigator - Dennilyn Parker
Institution - University of Saskatchewan
Link - http://www.usask.ca/wcvm/wcvm_people/profiles/Parker_Dennilyn.php
Grant Award - $2,000


2000

Project Title - Intradermal skin testing in Amazon parrots - Establishing a protocol
Investigator - Carol S. Foil
Institution - Louisiana State University
Grant Award - $1,947.50

 

Project Title - Quantitative ultrasound analysis and magnetic resonance image analysis of iron accumulation in the liver of birds
Investigator - Joanne Paul-Murphy
Institution - University of Wisconsin (current address: University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/research/Funding/STAR/FacultyPages/Paul-Murphy.cfm
Grant Award - $12,000


Project Title - Detection and differentiation of psittacid herpesviruses from unapparently infected parrots
Investigator - David Phalen
Institution - Texas A & M University (currently at the University of Sydney)
Link - http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/about/staff/dphalen.shtml
Grant Award - $16,000

 

1999

Project Title - The effect of endoscopic salpingohysterectomy in immature cockatiels on (Nymphicus hollandicus) ovulation
Investigator - Geoffrey W. Pye
Institution - University of Florida (currently at the San Diego Zoo)
Link - http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/index.php
Grant Award - $7,558

 

Project Title - Genetic variation in the psittacine circovirus capsid protein
Investigator - Shane R. Raidal
Institution - Murdoch University, Australia
Link - http://www.cffr.murdoch.edu.au/academic.html
Grant Award - $11,500

 

Project Title - Use of skin allografts to repair difficult skin wounds on raptors
Investigator - Steven F. Swaim
Institution - Auburn University
Grant Award - $7,618.86

 

1998

Project Title - Cisplatin chemotherapy in sulfur crested cockatoos
Investigator - Lucio J. Filippich
Institution - Murdoch University (currently at the University of Queensland, Australia)
Link - http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/filippich-assoc-prof-lucio
Grant Award - $4,700

 

Project Title - Intraoperative and postoperative analgesic effects of butorphanol in pigeons
Investigator - Joanne Paul-Murphy
Institution - University of Wisconsin (current address: University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/research/Funding/STAR/FacultyPages/Paul-Murphy.cfm
Grant Award - $15,980


1997

Project Title - Serum pharmacokinetics of azithromycin, a new antibiotic effective against chlamydial organisms in macaws
Investigator - Marie Josee Limoges
Institution - University of Saskatchewan
Grant Award - $5,602

 

 

Project Title - Investigations into the etiologic agent of internal papillomatosis of parrots
Investigator - David Phalen
Institution - Texas A & M University (currently at the University of Sydney)
Link - http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/about/staff/dphalen.shtml
Grant Award - $15,634

 

1996

Project Title - Pharmacokinetics of buprenorphine in psittacine birds
Investigator - Joanne Paul-Murphy
Institution - University of Wisconsin (current address: University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/research/Funding/STAR/FacultyPages/Paul-Murphy.cfm
Grant Award - $5,820

 

1995 

Project Title - Autologous, homologous and heterologous blood transfusions in avian species
Investigator - Laurel Degernes
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/degernes_laurel.html
Grant Award - $6,800

 

Project Title - Improved detection method for Mycobacterium avium infection in birds
Investigator - Inge Eriks
Institution - Washington State University
Grant Award - $11,799

 

Project Title - Analgesic effects of butorphanol and buprenorphine for the psittacine bird
Investigator - Joanne Paul-Murphy
Institution - University of Wisconsin (current address: University of California at Davis)
Link - http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/research/Funding/STAR/FacultyPages/Paul-Murphy.cfm
Grant Award - $11,400

 

1994

Project Title - Comparative pharmacology of fluconazole in three psittacine species
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $14,333


Project Title - Evaluation of hetastarch for the management of hypoproteinemia and hypovolemia in chronically debilitated birds
Investigator - Marc Raffe
Institution - University of Minnesota
Grant Award - $4,000

 

1993

Project Title - DNA probe determination of proventricular dilatation syndrome in psittacine birds
Investigator - Kenneth Latimer
Institution - University of Georgia
Grant Size - $14,223


Project Title - Use of serum bile acids to evaluate hepatobiliary function in the cockatiel
Investigator - James Carpenter
Institution - Kansas State University
Grant Award - $6,500

 

1992

Project Title - Evaluation of the pharmacokinetic disposition of itraconazole in blue-fronted Amazon parrots
Investigator - Susan Orosz
Institution - University of Tennessee
Grant Award - $12,270


Project Title - An evaluation of the effects of midazolam and flumazenil in racing pigeons and psittacines
Investigator - Julie Smith
Institution - The Ohio State University
Grant Award - $3,400


Project Title - Establishment of assay methods and reference values for total serum bile acids in psittacine birds
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $8,995


1991

Project Title - Development of an assay to determine the in-vitro susceptibility of Chlamydia psittaci to antimicrobial drugs
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $9,238


Project Title - Production of recombinant antigen for an avian polyomavirus vaccine
Investigator - Kenneth Latimer
Institution - University of Georgia Research Foundation
Grant Award - $11,650


Project Title - Use of enrofloxacin (Baytril) medicated feed for flock treatment of psittacine birds
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $8,350


1990

Project Title - Use of doxycycline medicated feed for flock treatment of psittacine birds
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $14,000
Completion Date - 1991


Project Title - A rapid method for diagnosis of psittacine beak and feather disease virus in asymptomatic carriers
Investigator - Frank D. Niagro
Institution - The University of Georgia
Grant Award - $10,000
Completion Date - 1991


Project Title - The aerobic microflora, hematology, and biochemistry of wild psittacine chicks
Investigator - Kim L. Joyner
Institution - Avian Veterinary Research
Grant Award - $8,000.00
Completion Date - 1991


1989

Project Title - Immunoperoxidase diagnosis of psittacine beak and feather disease
Investigator - Kenneth Latimer
Institution - The University of Georgia
Grant Award - $9,987


Project Title - Comparative aspects of the pharmacology of enrofloxacin in psittacine birds
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $13,000
Completion Date - 1990


Project Title - A new test for the diagnosis of chlamydiosis amplified enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) compared with established tests: cell culture and latex agglutination
Investigator - David Ley
Institution - North Carolina State University
Grant Award - $6,740


1988

Project Title - Plasma concentration and effects of doxycycline in African parrots
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $5,517
Completion Date - 1990


Project Title - The clinical efficacy of human gamma globulin preparation as a adjuvant treatment in psittacine beak and feather syndrome
Investigator - Marjorie McMillan
Institution - Angell Memorial Hospital
Grant Award - $5,050
Completion Date - Funds returned to AAV 1991


1987

Project Title - Development of a competitive-linked immunosorbent assay and a dot-immunobinding technique for the diagnosis of avian chlamydiosis
Investigator - John A. Newman
Institution - University of Minnesota
Grant Award - $5,000
Completion Date - 1990


Project Title - Diagnosis and therapeutic management of lead intoxication
Investigator - John U. Bell
Institution - University of Florida
Grant Award - $5,000
Completion Date - 1990


Project Title - Plasma concentration and effects of piperacillin and ceftriaxone in psittacine birds
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $8,330
Completion Date - 1990

 

1986

Project Title - Plasma levels and effects of orally administered doxycycline in psittacine birds
Investigator - Keven Flammer
Institution - North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Link - http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/docs/personnel/flammer_keven.html
Grant Award - $4,685
Completion Date - 1987


Project Title - The anaerobic intestinal microflora of common psittacines
Investigator - Dennis Nuzback
Institution - Livestock and Meat Industry Council Kansas State University
Grant Award - $5,000
Completion Date - Incomplete


Project Title - Studies on the efficacy of the peroxidase-antiperoxidase technique in the diagnosis of chlamydiosis in birds
Investigator - Frances Moore
Institution -
Grant Award - $5,000
Completion Date - 1987


Project Title - Diagnostic criteria for the evaluation of protein malnutrition and obesity in budgerigars
Investigator - Patricia O’Handley
Institution - Michigan State University
Grant Award - $5,000
Completion Date - 1989

 

1985

Project Title - An ELISA assay for detecting aspergillosis in avian species
Investigator - Patrick T. Redig
Institution - University of Minnesota
Grant Award - $5,000
Completion Date - Completed

 


1984

Project Title - Biochemical examination of avian blood to determine the presence of hepatic disease
Investigator - Terry W. Campbell
Institution - Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kansas State University
Grant Award - $3,750
Completion Date - 1986

 


Project Title - Antibiotic aerosolization in caged companion birds
Investigator - Donald C. Dryer
Institution - University of Iowa
Grant Award - $4,962
Completion Date - 1986


Project Title - Studies on the etiology, pathogenesis and epidemiology of psittacine beak and feather disease
Investigator - David Alan Pass
Institution - Murdoch University, Australia
Grant Award - $4,920
Completion Date - 1986


Project Title - Investigation of the pathology and treatment of Klebsiella pneumonia in psittacine birds
Investigator - Glenn H. Olsen
Institution - Louisiana State University
Grant Award - $4,080
Completion Date - 1986


Project Title - Evidence of disease of bird communities along an altitudinal gradient in a tropical rain forest in Costa Rica
Investigator - Beth Bachler
Institution - University of Wisconsin
Grant Award - $3,150
Completion Date - Incomplete

 

1983

Project Title - General research on avian pox
Investigator - David Graham
Institution - Department of Avian & Aquatic Medicine, Cornell University
Grant Award - $4,000
Completion Date - Incomplete


Project Title - The influence of exogenous ACTH on levels of corticosterone is plasma of normal Amazon parrots, cockatoos and macaws
Investigator - Robert D. Zenoble
Institution -
Grant Award - $2,150
Completion Date - 1984

 

1982

Project Title - Development of techniques for use in avian clinical hematology
Investigator - F. Joshua Dein
Institution -
Grant Award - $3,730
Completion Date - 1982

 

 

 

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