2018 CVM News: Westie Foundation Funds Allergic Disease Research

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This news item is about: Baker Institute immunologist Dr. Elia Tait Wojno wants to unlock the mystery of the canine immune system. She seeks to find better ways to treat a common affliction, and possibly the most burdensome one, in the West Highland White Terrier breed – atopic dermatitis (AD). New funding from the Westie Foundation of America (WFA) will provide the support she needs to launch a new study. According to the AKC Canine Health Foundation, 10% of dogs are affected by AD which is the second most common allergy in dogs behind flea bite allergy.
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2018-10-12
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Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
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Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Wojno, Elia Tait
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