Progress Made on Slow Drug Metabolism Research

Research by Dr. Michael Court at Washington State University is studying the genetic causes of several anesthesia-related health problems in Deerhounds, including hyperfibrinolysis (delayed post-operative bleeding), hyperthermia (anesthesia and/or stress related), and slow drug metabolism (anesthesia and sedative sensitivity). We have supported Dr. Court both with a direct grant as well as with some of our CHF funds to support this project.

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