Wednesday, July 25, 2007

New Study Funded!!

We are pleased to learn from the ACKCS Charitable Trust that the Darcy Fund has raised enough funds to finance a second research study, this time at the University of Edinburgh, titled "Alteration in Protein Expression in Canine Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease" (phew!). Although we haven't verified it, we believe this study is looking for protein markers that start and/or change over the course of the disease, which will lead to faster, simpler, and more accurate diagnostic tools. A side benefit could be identifying how those proteins are created pointing to the biological process that drives valve deterioration and leading to treatment.

Thanks so much for your donations, which allow the Darcy Fund to continue funding ongoing projects as well as fund new ones.

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