Thu, 27 January 2011
This week on Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Catherine Andre’, a CHF-funded researcher and member of the faculty at the University of Rennes in France. Dr. Andre’ has received funding for her work in malignant histiocytosis in the Bernese Mountain Dog. Dr. Andre’ describes malignant histiocytosis, breeds at greater risk for this cancer, treatment possibilities, and also her research into ichthyosis in the Golden Retriever and some of her other projects.
Dr. Catherine Andre’ graduated with a PhD in molecular genetics and oncology at the Paris University in 1992. Since 1995 she has worked at the University of Rennes in France (CNRS) on canine genomics and genetics. She manages the canine genetics group at CNRS working on the search for the genetic basis of inherited diseases in canines and humans.