If you’re interested in donating a blood sample for Dr. Coates and her colleagues to use in their research into DM, please contact Liz Hansen at email@example.com. If a dog is presumptively diagnosed with DM while the study is still ongoing, they will perform the genetic testing at no cost. The following link contains the DM Sampling Form with the collection information you’ll need:
And if you are willing to donate your dog’s spinal cord for research, please contact Liz Hansen or Dr. Coates at CoatesJ@missouri.edu. A kit is available, which includes shipping charges, for this use.