Research News

Leopard Complex (LP) Linked to Increased Risk for Equine Recurrent Uveitis

July 16, 2020
Two recent studies by Veterinary Genetics Laboratory researchers and collaborators investigated equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) risk factors and genetic loci of interest in Appaloosas, including leopard complex (LP) and Appaloosa pattern-1 (PATN1), finding evidence that LP has an additive effect on ERU risk.

Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Belgian Horses

December 01, 2019
A new study by researchers at the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory investigated the occurrence of ocular squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in the Belgian breed to determine if the mutation known to be associated with ocular SCC in Haflingers is also a risk factor for the same condition in Belgian horses.