Professor, Ophthalmology Small Animal Clinical Sciences Office Location: WCVM 2541 Phone: 306-966-1336 Fax: 306-966-7174 Email:
DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
DVSc., Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)
Dr. Lynne Sandmeyer, a WCVM graduate, completed her Doctor of Veterinary Science (ophthalmology) degree at the University of Guelph. As part of her graduate studies, Sandmeyer investigated the potential of using interferons (molecules with antiviral properties) to treat eye problems in cats infected with feline herpes virus (FHV).
Teaching and Clinical Areas
Dr. Sandmeyer joins veterinary ophthalmologist Dr. Bruce Grahn and Dr. Bianca Bauer in WCVM's very successful veterinary ophthalmology program that includes clinical services, teaching and research. Dr. Sandmeyer also works closelywith Dr. Nora Denk, WCVM's current veterinary ophthalmology resident.
Feline herpesvirus and hereditary and acquired retinal disease of horses and dogs.
Sandmeyer LS, Waldner CL, Bauer BS, Wen X, Bienzle D. 2010. "Comparison of polymerase chain reaction tests for diagnosis of feline herpesvirus, Chlamydophila felis, and Mycoplasma spp. infection in cats with ocular disease in Canada." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 51: 629-633.
Sandmeyer LS. 2005. "A review and update on feline herpesvirus infection in cats: clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and therapy." Le Médecin Vétérinaire du Québec. 35: 111-116.
Sandmeyer LS, Sheikh A, Schültke E, Fourney D, Grahn BH. 2008. "Chronic ocular lesions associated with bi-directional microbeam radiation therapy in an experimental rat study for therapy of C6 and F98 gliomas." Veterinary Ophthalmology. 11(5): 290-298.
Sandmeyer LS, Breaux CB, Archer S, Grahn BH. 2007. "Clinical and electroretinographic characteristics of congenital stationary night blindness in the Appaloosa and the association with the leopard complex." Veterinary Ophthalmology. 10: 368-375.