Leandro Teixeira, DVM, MSc, DACVP

Dr. Teixeira is a Board Certified Veterinary Pathologist and an Assistant Professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison. His clinical and research interests include comparative ocular pathology, microscopic imaging (light and electron microscopy, multiphoton laser-scanning microscopy and computational image analysis) and extracellular matrix alterations in ocular disease. Other research interests include animal models of glaucoma, ocular immunopathology and morphology of ocular neovascular diseases.

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Recent Publications


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Iridociliary cysts masquerading as neoplasia in cats: a morphologic review of 14 cases.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Jul 06;:

Authors: Fragola JA, Dubielzig RR, Bentley E, Teixeira LBC

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Highly efficient maternal-fetal Zika virus transmission in pregnant rhesus macaques.

PLoS Pathog. 2017 May;13(5):e1006378

Authors: Nguyen SM, Antony KM, Dudley DM, Kohn S, Simmons HA, Wolfe B, Salamat MS, Teixeira LBC, Wiepz GJ, Thoong TH, Aliota MT, Weiler AM, Barry GL, Weisgrau KL, Vosler LJ, Mohns MS, Breitbach ME, Stewart LM, Rasheed MN, Newman CM, Graham ME, Wieben OE, Turski PA, Johnson KM, Post J, Hayes JM, Schultz-Darken N, Schotzko ML, Eudailey JA, Permar SR, Rakasz EG, Mohr EL, Capuano S, Tarantal AF, Osorio JE, O'Connor SL, Friedrich TC, O'Connor DH, Golos TG

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Do you see what I see? Optical morphology and visual capability of 'disco' clams (Ctenoides ales).

Biol Open. 2017 Apr 10;:

Authors: Dougherty LF, Dubielzig RR, Schobert CS, Teixeira LB, Li J

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Orbital rhabdomyosarcoma and traumatic neuroma following enucleation for a uveal schwannoma in a dog: a case report.

Clin Case Rep. 2017 Mar;5(3):300-307

Authors: McDonald JE, Knollinger AM, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR

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Uveal schwannoma in a brown-eyed dog.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Jan 17;:

Authors: Marlo TL, Giuliano EA, Moore CP, Shaw GC, Teixeira LB

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The consequences of avian ocular trauma: histopathological evidence and implications of acute and chronic disease.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Jan 10;:

Authors: Moore BA, Teixeira LB, Sponsel WE, Dubielzig RR

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Metastatic intraocular hemangiopericytoma in a dog.

Open Vet J. 2017;7(2):132-138

Authors: Pucket JD, Allbaugh RA, Higginbotham ML, Rankin AJ, Teixeira L


A Mouse Model of Multi-Drug Resistant Staphylococcus aureus-induced Ocular Disease.

J Ocul Biol. 2016 Nov;4(2):

Authors: Broekema NM, Larsen IV, Naruzawa ES, Filutowicz M, Kolb AW, Teixeira LB, Brandt CR

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Modeling the Chronic Loss of Optic Nerve Axons and the Effects on the Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Structure in Primary Disorder of Myelin.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Sep 1;57(11):4859-4868

Authors: Teixeira LB, Hoeve JN, Mayer JA, Dubielzig RR, Smith CM, Radcliff AB, Duncan ID

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Glaucoma with Descemet's membrane detachment in five horses.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2016 May 18;

Authors: Henriksen ML, La Croix N, Wilkie DA, Lassaline-Utter M, Brantman KR, Beamer GL, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR

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Proceedings of the 2015 National Toxicology Program Satellite Symposium.

Toxicol Pathol. 2016 Apr 12;

Authors: Elmore SA, Farman CA, Hailey JR, Kovi RC, Malarkey DE, Morrison JP, Neel J, Pesavento PA, Porter BF, Szabo KA, Teixeira LB, Quist EM

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Association of a Chromosomal Rearrangement Event with Mouse Posterior Polymorphous Corneal Dystrophy and Alterations in Csrp2bp, Dzank1, and Ovol2 Gene Expression.

PLoS One. 2016;11(6):e0157577

Authors: Shen AL, Moran SA, Glover EA, Drinkwater NR, Swearingen RE, Teixeira LB, Bradfield CA


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Canine ocular protothecosis: A review of 14 cases.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep;18(5):437-42

Authors: Shank AM, Dubielzig RD, Teixeira LB

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Feline Glaucoma.

Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2015 Sep 3;

Authors: McLellan GJ, Teixeira LB

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The Significance of the Discordant Occurrence of Lens Tumors in Humans versus Other Species.

Ophthalmology. 2015 Jun 27;

Authors: Albert DM, Phelps PO, Surapaneni KR, Thuro BA, Potter HA, Ikeda A, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR

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Canine orbital rhabdomyosarcoma: a report of 18 cases.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr 1;

Authors: Scott EM, Teixeira LB, Flanders DJ, Dubielzig RR, McLellan GJ

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Importance of defining experimental conditions in a mouse excisional wound model.

Wound Repair Regen. 2015 Mar-Apr;23(2):251-61

Authors: Park SA, Covert J, Teixeira L, Motta MJ, DeRemer SL, Abbott NL, Dubielzig R, Schurr M, Isseroff RR, McAnulty JF, Murphy CJ


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Presumed primary intraocular chondrosarcoma in cats.

J Vet Diagn Invest. 2014 Jul 23;

Authors: Beckwith-Cohen B, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR

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Periocular extracranial cutaneous meningiomas in two dogs.

J Vet Diagn Invest. 2014 May 6;

Authors: Teixeira LB, Pinkerton ME, Dubielzig RR

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Anchoring a cytoactive factor in a wound bed promotes healing.

J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2014 Mar 27;

Authors: Chattopadhyay S, Guthrie KM, Teixeira L, Murphy CJ, Dubielzig RR, McAnulty JF, Raines RT

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Reduction in Wound Bioburden using a Silver-Loaded Dissolvable Microfilm Construct.

Adv Healthc Mater. 2014 Feb 12;

Authors: Herron M, Agarwal A, Kierski PR, Calderon DF, Teixeira LB, Schurr MJ, Murphy CJ, Czuprynski CJ, McAnulty JF, Abbott NL

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Quantifying optic nerve axons in a cat glaucoma model by a semi-automated targeted counting method.

Mol Vis. 2014;20:376-85

Authors: Teixeira LB, Buhr KA, Bowie O, Duke FD, Nork TM, Dubielzig RR, McLellan GJ

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PDGF-BB Does Not Accelerate Healing in Diabetic Mice with Splinted Skin Wounds.

PLoS One. 2014;9(8):e104447

Authors: Park SA, Raghunathan VK, Shah NM, Teixeira L, Motta MJ, Covert J, Dubielzig R, Schurr M, Isseroff RR, Abbott NL, McAnulty J, Murphy CJ


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Metastatic uveal schwannoma of blue-eyed dogs.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2013 Jul;16 Suppl 1:141-4

Authors: Duke FD, Brudenall DK, Scott EM, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR

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Tapetal dysplasia in a Swedish Vallhund dog.

Vet Ophthalmol. 2013 Jul;16 Suppl 1:145-50

Authors: Scott EM, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR, Komáromy AM

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Integration of silver nanoparticle-impregnated polyelectrolyte multilayers into murine-splinted cutaneous wound beds.

J Burn Care Res. 2013 Nov-Dec;34(6):e359-67

Authors: Guthrie KM, Agarwal A, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR, Abbott NL, Murphy CJ, Singh H, McAnulty JF, Schurr MJ