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Mary Utter
Associate Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

167 VM2
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 9583
lasutter@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Equine Veterinary Opthalmology

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

Active Research Grants

Co-Principal Investigator, Genetic investigation of limbal squamous cell carcinoma in Haflinger horses, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Effect of brimonidine and brimonidine-timolol on intraocular pressure in normal equine eyes, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Co-Investigator, Genetic investigation of bilateral corneal stromal dystrophy in Friesian horses, (Principal Investigator), Morris Animal Foundation

Co-Investigator, Genomic investigation of Equine Recurrent Uveitis in Appaloosa horses, (Principal Investigator), Morris Animal Foundation

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Mary Utter: 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 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Mary Utter: Equine glaucoma: Where are we now? 2015 Thomasy SM, Lassaline M Equine glaucoma: Where are we now? Equine Vet Educ,
  • Mary Utter: A promising surgical approach to equine glaucoma 2015 Lassaline M A promising surgical approach to equine glaucoma Equine Vet Educ,
  • Mary Utter: 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 Utter: 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 Utter: Porcine urinary bladder extracellular matrix grafts (ACell Vet® Corneal Discs) for keratomalacia in 17 equids (2012-2013) 2014 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 Utter: 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,
  • Mary Utter: Corneal dystrophy in Friesian horses may represent a variant of pellucid marginal degeneration 2014 Lassaline-Utter M, Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Scherrer NM, Stoppini R, Latimer CA, MacLaren NE, Myrna KE Corneal dystrophy in Friesian horses may represent a variant of pellucid marginal degeneration Vet Ophthalmol,
  • Mary Utter: Visual outcomes of phacoemulsification cataract surgery in horses:  1990-2013 2014 Brooks DE, Plummer C, Carastro S, Utter M Visual outcomes of phacoemulsification cataract surgery in horses: 1990-2013 Vet Ophthalmol,
  • Mary Utter: Treatment of nonhealing corneal ulcers in 60 horses with diamond burr debridement (2010-2013) 2014 Lassaline-Utter M, Cutler TJ, Michau TM, Nunnery CM Treatment of nonhealing corneal ulcers in 60 horses with diamond burr debridement (2010-2013) Vet Ophthalmol,