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    Mary Lassaline
    Associate Professor of Clinical
    Surgical & Radiological Sciences

    167 VM2
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 9583
    lassaline@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Equine corneal disease and corneal wound healing

    Genetic ocular disease in horses

    Specialty Focus

    Veterinary Ophthalmology

    Education

    1988 BA Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
    1990 MA Experimental Psychology, University of Illinois-Champaign, Champaign, IL
    1994 PhD Cognitive Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    2000 DVM , Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    2001 Internship Equine Medicine and Surgery, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, KY
    2004 Residency Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    2020 MHPE Health Professions Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Mary Lassaline: A missense mutation in damage-specific DNA binding protein 2 is a genetic risk factor for limbal squamous cell carcinoma in horses 2017 Bellone RR, Liu J, Petersen JL, Mack M, Singer-Berk M, Drögemüller C, Malvick J, Wallner B, Brem G, Penedo MC, Lassaline M A missense mutation in damage-specific DNA binding protein 2 is a genetic risk factor for limbal squamous cell carcinoma in horses International J of Cancer,
    • Mary Lassaline: Corneal edema in four horses treated with a superficial keratectomy and Gundersen inlay flap 2017 Scherrer NM, Lassaline M, Miller WW Corneal edema in four horses treated with a superficial keratectomy and Gundersen inlay flap Veterinary Ophthalmology,
    • Mary Lassaline: P6048 Investigating a single nucleotide polymorphism in DDB2 as a risk factor for squamous cell carcinomas of the nictitans in the Haflinger and Belgian horse breeds 2016 Bellone R, Liu J, Vig S, Reilly CM, Lassaline M, Michau TM, Bentley E, Petersen JL P6048 Investigating a single nucleotide polymorphism in DDB2 as a risk factor for squamous cell carcinomas of the nictitans in the Haflinger and Belgian horse breeds Journal of Animal Science,
    • Mary Lassaline: Interval prevalence of and factors associated with colic in horses hospitalized for ocular or orthopedic disease 2016 Scherrer NM, Lassaline M, Richardson DW, Stefanovski D Interval prevalence of and factors associated with colic in horses hospitalized for ocular or orthopedic disease J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Mary Lassaline: Porcine urinary bladder extracellular matrix grafts (ACell Vet® Corneal Discs) for keratomalacia in 17 equids (2012-2013) 2016 Mancuso LA, Lassaline M, Scherrer NM Porcine urinary bladder extracellular matrix grafts (ACell Vet® Corneal Discs) for keratomalacia in 17 equids (2012-2013) Vet Ophthalmol,
    • Mary Lassaline: Equine glaucoma: Where are we now? 2015 Thomasy SM, Lassaline M Equine glaucoma: Where are we now? Equine Vet Educ,
    • Mary Lassaline: A promising surgical approach to equine glaucoma 2015 Lassaline M A promising surgical approach to equine glaucoma Equine Vet Educ,
    • Mary Lassaline: Clinical equine ophthalmology: The current state of the art 2015 Lassaline M, Wilkie DA Clinical equine ophthalmology: The current state of the art Equine Vet J,
    • Mary Lassaline: Limbal squamous cell carcinoma in Haflinger horses 2015 Lassaline M, Cranford TL, Latimer CA, Bellone RR Limbal squamous cell carcinoma in Haflinger horses Vet Ophthalmol,
    • Mary Lassaline: Characterization and outcome following excision of masses in the nictitating membranes of horses: 50 cases (1998–2012) 2014 Scherrer NM, Lassaline-Utter M, McKenna B Characterization and outcome following excision of masses in the nictitating membranes of horses: 50 cases (1998–2012) J Am Vet Med Assn,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2017 Lassaline M: Equine ophthalmology, Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R, (ed), Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology. .

    2017 Lassaline M: Disorders of the eye and vision, Reed S, Bayly WM, Sellon DC, (ed), Equine Internal Medicine, St. Louis. .

    2016 Lassaline M: National and international regulations on ophthalmic disease and medications, Gilger BC, (ed), Equine Ophthalmology. .

    2015 Wotman KL, Utter ML: Immune mediated ocular disease, Smith B, (ed), Large Animal Medicine. .

    2014 Utter ML: Fungal keratitis, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. .