The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry Board and Grants Committee announced that University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members, Meagan Brophy Rau, DVM, Lindsay Donnelly, DVM, MS, DACVIM, and Aaron Ericsson, DVM, PhD, have been selected as winners of a 2021 FVDR grant. Rau, Donnelly, and Ericsson will be receiving this grant for their research, “Evaluation of the Oral Microbiome and Periodontal Disease as a Risk Factor for Bacterial Translocation Following Routine Dental Procedures in Dogs.”
This international award comes in the form of a $10,000 grant, and their research was chosen from amongst a record-setting number of proposals according to the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry’s website.
“We greatly appreciate the foundation’s support and confidence in our research,” says Rau. “With their support we look forward to taking the next steps with our research.”
By Nick Childress