McLellan Lab Publishes in Prestigious Journal

Dr. Gillian McLellan and her collaborators recently published an exciting manuscript in PLoS One entitled “A Mutation in LTBP2 Causes Congenital Glaucoma in Domestic Cats (Felis catus).” Glaucoma is a group of diseases characterized by optic nerve damage that represent a leading cause of blindness in humans and animals. This paper reports a mutation in the gene LTBP2 that causes primary congenital glaucoma (PCG) in domestic cats.