The Irish Wolfhound Foundation

Progressive Retinal Atrophy

Study End Date: Ongoing
Enrollment Status: OPEN to new enrollment
Lead Researcher(s): Margret Casal, Dr med vet, PhD

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) is a known genetic disease that causes blindness in dogs.  The IWF and the University of Pennsylvania are collecting blood samples in the hopes of eventually identifying the gene(s) responsible for PRA in Irish Wolfhounds.

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