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Research Fund

Donations to the World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (WATCVM) ensure grant support for those individuals interested in researching aspects of traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM). In this way, individuals and organizations can promote TCVM research and help contribute to the accumulation of scientific evidence to support these treatments, reduce disease and enrich the lives of animals. The WATCVM is a non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. Donations to the WATCVM Research Fund may be made through Administrative Coordinator of the WATCVM. More information can be obtained at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Funded Research

2020
Lyndy L Soboleski, DVM
“Effect of Electroacupuncture on PRP Concentration in Horses Using Acupoints SP-10 and GB-39” 
Funded: $5,000
 

Jacquelyn N.B. Olson, DVM
“Efficacy of Two Topical Chinese Herbals and a Conventional Therapy In Vitro Against Bacteria Cultured From the Ears of Canine Otitis Externa Cases” 
Funded: $1,229.25.

2019
Lorena A.  LLoret, DVM
“Evaluation of the intraoperative and postoperative analgesic effect of electroacupuncture (EA) in dogs subjected to repair of the anterior cross ligament through the surgical technique of advance of tibial tuberosity (TTA)”
Funded: $5,000
 
2018
Marisa Slabber, DVM
"The effect of electro-acupuncture stimulation of Bai-hui, GV-14, and bilateral GB-21 on heart rate variability and horse behavorial indicators in horses"
Funded: $3,284.00 

2017
Amelia Munsterman, DVM and Fernando J. Marques, DVM
"Evaluation of the efficacy of the Chinese herbal Wei Le San for treatment of equine gastric ulcers"
Funded: $792.00

Jenny Liu, DVM
"Comparison of Qi Ju Di Huang Wan in combination with current Western Medicinal treatment with Western medicinal treatment alone in control of intraocular pressure in dogs with Primary Glaucoma"
Funded: $2,000.00 (funds were returned as they were not needed to complete study)

2016
Harvey E. Ramirez, DVM Pablo R. Morales, DVM, and Elizabeth Nunamaker, DVM
“Development of a long-lasting acupoint stimulation technique utilizing biocompatible hydrogel” 
Funded: $3,000.00

2015
Shelly Olin, DVM, Lauren Adelman, DVM, Christine Egger, DVM, and Jennifer Stokes, DVM
"Effect of administration of Yunnan Baiyao on periprocedural hemorrhage in dogs undergoing nasal biopsy:  A prospective, randomized, double blinded controlled study"   
Funded: 1,250.00

2014
Jennifer Herring and Christine Egger
"Hemostatic control with topical Yunan Baiyao in a canine incisional bleeding model."  
Funded: $1,840.00 

2011
Ronald Boon Wu Koh, DVM
“The Efficiency of Acupuncture to Prevent Vomiting Associated Intramuscular Morphine Administration in Dogs.”

Funded: $1,112.00

2010
Christine Egger
"Effects of Yunan Baiyao on clotting factor tests, bleeding times, platelets, and thromboelastography in healthy research dogs: A randomized placebo-controlled crossover study."
Funded: $7,030.00