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$75 million toward development of a nonsurgical sterilant for cats and dogs
$75 million toward development of a nonsurgical sterilant for cats and dogs

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Michelson Grantees wear many hats. In addition to developing nonsurgical spay/neuter methods with our funding, most are also pursuing other important research interests in their labs.

Current grantee Dr. David Mooney, a researcher and faculty member at +Harvard University, has just published a paper on a method he developed that could ultimately increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy. Read on below!

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MPG scientific advisor Dr. Linda Rhodes recently talked with Animal Pharm about innovation in the veterinary medicines sector, including the push for nonsurgical sterilization in companion animals. Read more below!

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We are very excited to announce that +Found Animals Foundation is currently seeking a Chief Scientific Officer to oversee the +Michelson Prize & Grants program! Click below to learn more about the position and to submit an application, and please share within your networks!

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Check out this feature on +University of Guelph researchers Drs. Jonathan LaMarre and Leanne Stalker, two Michelson Grant recipients who are seeking to develop a nonsurgical sterilant by inhibiting small RNAs that control the production of sperm and eggs. #michelsonprizeandgrants  

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We're thrilled to report that Los Angeles is close to achieving 'no-kill' status! This is due in large part to the partnerships that have developed between scores of animal welfare organizations in the greater LA area, and we at the MPG program are proud to be a part of this community through +Found Animals Foundation!

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Happy Friday, everyone! We're excited to share this inspiring article about our generous founder, Dr. Gary K. Michelson, that was just published in the Jewish Journal!

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We are so proud to share today's news feature by +Nature Publishing Group on the importance of quality assurance in research practices, which highlights Dr. Rebecca Davies from our Scientific Advisory Board!

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Happy New Year, all! 2015 proved to be another exciting and productive year for the Michelson Prize & Grants program. Read on to learn more about our accomplishments in the past year! #michelsonprizeandgrants  

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+Nature Publishing Group  has just published a paper by Michelson Grantee Dr. Sergio Ojeda of +Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)! While this work was not funded by the MPG program, it is related to our mission in that it will help researchers better understand how the brain controls sexual development. Read on to learn more!
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