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Histopathological, immunohistochemical and molecular study of mammary gland tumors in female dogs

Grant number: 15/17550-9
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: February 13, 2016 - February 19, 2016
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Animal Pathology
Principal Investigator:Renee Laufer Amorim
Grantee:Renee Laufer Amorim
Visiting researcher: Laura Pena
Visiting researcher institution: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain
Host Institution: Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia (FMVZ). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil


The mammary gland tumors in dogs have a high prevalence in Veterinary Medicine and the dog is considered a good model for the study of breast cancer in women. Currently, there are different classification systems to mammary gland tumor in bitches that are associated with difficult to reproducible the previous results. Thus, this grant aims to supply the researcher abroad to participate in the molecular analysis of project mammary tumors in female dogs and to discuss guidelines for a single international consensus for histological evaluation and immunohistochemistry of mammary tumors in female dogs. (AU)

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