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Yearly report 2019 available

Spring  2020 e-newsletter here

Dr. Oberbauer’s grant study genome wide sequencing in Bearded Collies with SLO and Addison’s disease is into year two.  

Dr. Oberbauer’s lab has recently published two papers on SLO in Beardies.  

Novel Locus Associated with Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy in the Bearded Collie.  Gershony, et.al. Genes, vol 10, 2019.

DLA class II risk haplotypes for autoimmune diseases in the Bearded Collie offer insight to autoimmunity signatures across dog breeds.  Gershony, et.al. Canine Genetics and Epidemology, 2019.

Lay Summary

Keep those samples coming (see below)

Effective immediately (5/20/19) if you are planning to ship a blood sample for the Addisons/SLO study at UC Davis, DO NOT USE the FED EX account number you may have obtained from our website or the lab.  Contact Janelle (jmbelanger@ucdavis.edu) or Liza (lcgershony@ucdavis.edu) to obtain a shipping label.  This change is due to a new shipping system at UCDavis.

US Beardies only.  Dogs needed:
(click here for important details)

2 with confirmed primary Addison’s diagnosed between 2-6 years, no other disease, no corticosteroid use in 6 months prior to diagnosis.

4 healthy Beardies over the age of ten years.  These will serve as controls for the Addison’s and SLO dogs.

Jeannie of Bothkennar
Family Pedigree
From 1977 BCC Yearbook (posted 10/19)


Recent Reports

Collie Eye Anomaly
US Bearded Collie Genetic Diversity

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