Department of Ophthalmology

2007 Research Pictures

Research 2007

2007 research photo

Drs. Rohrer and Kunchithapautham are studying the early cellular events that lead to AMD, and Leber congenital amaurosis.Dr. Kono is studying how specific genetic mutation lead to the development of cone dystrophies.

2007 research photo

2007 research photo

Dr. Crouch is studying how different forms of vitamin A participate in vision, and the development of macular degeneration.Mr. Parker, an M.D./Ph.D. student, is studying the fundamental mechanisms involved in cone photoreceptor function and how defects in these processes lead to age-related macular degeneration.

2007 research photo

2007 research photo

Dr. Husain is evaluating the ability of opioids to protect the retina from glaucomatous injury.Dr. Koutalos and Ms. Blakeley are studying how defects in vitamin A metabolism can lead to retinal degeneration.
 
 
 

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