Funded Research

  • Project Title: Endocrinology of the energy metabolism in septic foals 
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: The goal of this award is to study endocrine dysregulation of the energy metabolism in critically ill septic foals.
    • Funding Agency: Morris Animal Foundation
  • Project Title: Endocrine Dysregulation in Septic Foals
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: To determine the blood concentrations of endocrine factors in critically ill-septic foals that might be associated with severity of disease and survival
    • Funding Agency: Ohio State Equine Research Funds
  • Project Title: Role of arginine vasopressin in foal septicemia and survival
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: To study the role of arginine vasopressin in the pathogenesis of sepsis in foals/survival
    • Funding Agency: ACVIM Foundation
  • Project Title: Calciuim/Magnesium and Hormones in Septic Foals
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: To study the prevalence of hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia and calcium regulating hormones in septic foals
    • Funding Agency: Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation
  • Project Title: Endocrinology of the energy metabolism in septic foals
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: To assess endocrine dysregulation of the energy metabolism in septic foals
    • Funding Agency: Morris Animal Foundation
  • Project Title: Molecular Cloning and mRNA Expression of Equine Calbindin D-9k, Calbindin D-28k, Epithelial Calcium Channel 1, and Calcium-ATPase 1
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: To determine the role of parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) in the commitment of bone marrow stromal cells and bone development
    • Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
  • Project Title: High Resolution Microcomputed Tomography to Assess Bone Structure
    • Principle Investigator: Ramiro E. Toribio
    • Goal: To use high resolution microcomputed tomography to generate high quality structural imaging of bone structures
    • Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health