VPRF/AVMF Pharmacology Research Grants

Animal health research is crucial to the future of veterinary medicine. The AVMF devotes its efforts to raising financial support for research projects that will help lead to improved prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of prevalent, life-threatening diseases in animals.


The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) and the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation (VPRF) have partnered to fund two research grant opportunities—one for veterinary pharmacology and one for veterinary pharmacokinetics. The funding supports research projects designed to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals. View a list of frequently asked questions.

“Research is the foundation of veterinary medicine. AVMF and VPRF are keenly interested in supporting those seeking to advance animal health. We are proud to present this year’s outstanding recipients of the 2022-2023 pharmacology research grants. Congratulations, Dr. Goggs and Dr. Vaasjo.”

José Arce, DVM
AVMA Immediate Past President 2022-2023


  • Any clinician or scientist with an interest in veterinary pharmacology is eligible to serve as Principal Investigator.
  • Collaboration with pharmacology researchers who are members or student members of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics as well as members or student members of the American Veterinary Medical Association is strongly encouraged.


  • Call for Proposals: July 15, 2024
  • Deadline Date: September 15, 2024
  • Decision Date: January 15, 2025


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