Medical Detection Dogs - Research Projects
Expertise and collaboration with your research projects
Jennifer Cattet Ph.D. is involved in different research projects in the area of medical detection dogs. She has been at the forefront of canine medical detection research and development projects. Her work involves proving the ability of dogs to detect the scent of hypoglycemic episodes as well as seizures.
If you have a specific interest in the field of medical detection that could benefit from external oversight or from collaboration and trained dogs, consider contacting the Center for the Study of Medical Assistance Canines (CMAC).
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- Blindfolded dogs relocate a target through path integration, Animal Behaviour, Volume 68, Issue 1, July 2004, Pages 203-212.
- Dogs Can Be Successfully Trained to Alert to Hypoglycemia Samples from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes Therapy, 6, pages509–517(2015).
- Dogs demonstrate the existence of an epileptic seizure odour in humans, Scientific Reports, 28 March 2019.
- On the Nose. Before purchasing a diabetes alert dog, read these pointers, Diabetes forecast, 1 November 2014.