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You can find a complete list of current clinical studies on our Clinical Studies website. Or you can use the form below to search current clinical studies by keyword.

Meet the Clinical Studies Technicians

Whether it’s behind the scenes in the laboratory or on the frontlines interacting with pets, pet owners and referring veterinarians, our clinical studies technicians are essential to the clinical research efforts at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. With decades of experience in the field of animal medicine, they manage the day-to-day research activities and support the principal investigators in achieving research excellence. Meet Clinical Trial Technician Diane Welsh and Senior Research Technician Sarah Cass.

Meet the Team

Clinical Studies Offer Patients and Their Families Hope

Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. As in human health, participation in veterinary clinical trials is on a volunteer basis. Learn more.

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Faculty and staff of Cummings Veterinary Medical Center have the potential to improve quality of life for your pet by providing them with diagnostics and treatments that are still exploratory and otherwise not available. Participation in a clinical study is completely voluntarily and may offer several benefits. Clinical studies not only provide access to cutting edge approaches, but also provide hope when there are few other options for treatment, and may offer your pet a better quality of life or even additional years to live.

An experimental cancer treatment cured this dog. Could it work for people?

Our pets get sick in the same way we do. Finding cures for them is proving useful for us, too.

Read more at Boston Globe Magazine

Promising Experimental Drug Treating Dogs With Cancer

A clinical drug trial for lymphoma in dogs, currently enrolling at Cummings School, has shown promising results in the treatment of the disease. Drs. Cheryl London and Abbey Sadowski were interviewed for this story about how the treatment helped one local dog and how it might have the potential to help advance treatment of the disease in animals and humans.

Read more at WBZ-TV (CBS Boston)