Perseus Foundation Inc.

Saving Lives. Researching Cures.

Our Story


The Perseus Foundation is a national leader in supporting scientific research that advances veterinary medicine. Our programs provide financial assistance to pet owners who could not otherwise afford cancer treatment for their companion animals. Innovation, Compassion and Discovery are at the core of The Perseus Foundation.

Programs

The Magic Bullet Fund, a discretionary fund, provides financial assistance to people who have dogs with cancer but cannot afford the high costs of treatment.

The Teddy Bear Fund, a discretionary fund, provides financial assistance to people who have cats with cancer but cannot afford the high costs of treatment, conventional and alternative.

The MiliDog Fund, provides financial assistance for Retired Military Working dogs, Contract Working Dogs and K9's to defray the financial burden of cancer care.

Funds raised through America Runs 5K will benefit CRUSH, a hemangiosarcoma study. This Cyber Race is lovingly dedicated to Johnny Flannery, Raven Scinto and Max Labuta.

Our mission is to educate the public and scientific community about the biologic similarity of cancer in pets and people; also, to communicate the ways in which comparative oncology is accelerating the treatment, and prevention of cancer.

To encourage and promote research focused on the biologic similarity of cancer in pets and people that will expedite therapeutic and preventive benefits for both, particularly childhood cancers.

To identify, inform, and partner with financial supporters to make existing, promising therapies for dogs with B cell lymphoma available as soon as possible.

To establish a laboratory facility and direct its scientific efforts towards investigating and applying known therapies to other malignancies.

To collaborate with human immunotherapy companies and institutions to help advance new treatment for veterinary and human oncology patients. Spring 2016

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Contact Information


Perseus Foundation Inc.
Perseus Foundation Inc.
9810 Dairyton Court, Gaithersburg, MD, 20886