Ongoing and previous projects

Canine Research: Explore FIN-SAGAS research group's ongoing and previous projects

Ongoing Postdoc projects

Title Postdoc researcher

Can canine fecal microbiota transplantation replace the antibiotic when treating antibiotic responsive enteropathy in dogs? A randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Mohsen Hanifeh


Ongoing PhD projects



PhD student

Usefulness of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in dogs and cats with chronic hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders

Vahideh Rahmani

Chromoendoscopy for the diagnosis of gastric mucosal disorders

Marcus Candido

Development of an in vivo intestinal permeability test to refine and reduce the use of mouse models in research

Victoria Ortin Piqueras

Previous PhD projects



PhD student


Oral cobalamin supplementation in dogs with chronic enteropathies and low serum cobalamin concentrations – Comparative studies and effects on biochemical markers of intracellular markers of cobalamin deficiency Linda Toresson 2018
Determination and Evaluation of Mucosal Matrix Metalloproteinase -2 and -9, S100A12 and Myeloperoxidase in the Intestine of Dogs with Chronic Enteropathies and Healthy Control Dogs Mohsen Hanifeh 2018
Doberman hepatitis - Role of Immunological and Genetic Mechanisms. Hanna Dyggve 2017
Tylosin-responsive Diarrhea in Dogs – Clinical trials on tylosin’s efficacy, dosage regimen, and effects on fecal enterococci. Susanne Kilpinen 2016
Effects of diet on the intestinal microbiota, bacteria-derived metabolites and digestive enzymes in healthy dogs. Ingrid Hang 2015
Preclinical evaluation of common markers and iohexol for the development of intestinal permeability tests in dogs: Studies on laboratory Beagle dogs and Sprague-Dawley rats. Rafael Frias 2013