American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Vision for Animals Foundation (November 2015-October 2018)
Defining the effect of immune-mediated damage to the pineal gland in the etiopathogenesis of sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome (SARDS) in dogs.
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Vision for Animals Foundation (study; March 2016-October 2017) and Stokes Pharmacy (medication)
Therapeutic efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of SARDS in canine patients.
Additional funding sources: NCSU Comparative Medicine Institute (Translational Genetics and Genomics) - summer internship program 2016, 2017 Private donations through the NCSU NCVMF Retinal Research Fund