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Relevant Scientific Papers

  1. Jun AS, Liu SH, Koo E, Van Do D, Stark W, Gottsch JD.  Microarray analysis of gene expression in human donor corneas.  Arch Ophthalmol; 119:1629-1634, 2001.
  2. Jun, AS, Broman, KW, Don, DV, Akpek, EK, Stark, WJ, Gottsch, JD. Endothelial dystrophy, iris hypoplasia, congenital cataract, and stromal thinning (EDICT) syndrome maps to chromosome 15q22.1- q.25.3.  Am J Ophthalmol; 134:172-176, 2002.
  3. Gottsch, JD, Bowers, AL, Margulies, EH, Seitzman, GD, Kim, SW, Saha, S, Jun, AS, Stark, WJ, Liu, SH. Serial analysis of gene expression in the corneal endothelium of Fuchs’ dystrophy.  Invest Ophthal Vis Sci; 44:594-599, 2003. [Paper]
  4. Gottsch, JD, Seitzman, GD, Margulies, EH, Bowers, AL, Kim, SW, Jun, AS, Stark, WJ, Liu, SH.  Gene expression in donor corneal endothelium. Arch Ophthalmol; 121:252-258, 2003. [Paper]
  5. Yuen H, Rassier C, Jardeleza M, Green W, de la Cruz Z, Stark W, Gottsch JD.  A Morphologic Study of Fuchs Dystrophy and Bullous Keratopathy. Cornea; 24:319-327, 2005.
  6. Gottsch JD, Sundin OH, Liu S, Jun AS, Broman KW, Stark WJ, Vito ECL, Narang AK, Magovern M.  Inheritance of a novel COL8A2 mutation defines a distinct early-onset subtype of Fuchs corneal dystrophy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci; 46, 1934-1939, 2005. [Paper]
  7. Gottsch, JD, Zhang, C, Sundin, O, Bell, R, Stark, W, Green, W : Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy.  Aberrant Collagen Distribution in an L450W Mutant of the COL8A2 GeneInvest Opthal Vis Sci; 46: 4504-4511, 2005. [Paper]
  8. Sundin OH, Jun AS, Broman KW, Liu SH, Sheehan SE, Vito ECL, Stark WJ, Gottsch JD.  Linkage of Late-Onset Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy to a Novel Locus at 13pTel-13q12.13.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci; 47: 140-145, 2005. [Paper]
  9. Gottsch JD, Sundin OH, Rencs EV, Emmert DG, Stark WJ, Cheng CJ, Schmidt GW.  Analysis and Documentation of Progression of Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy with Retroillumination PhotographyCornea; 25: 485-9, 2006.
  10. Sundin OH, Broman KW, Chang HH, Vito ECL, Stark, WJ, Gottsch JD.  A Common Locus for Late-Onset Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Maps to 18q21.2-q21.32. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci; 47: 3919-26, 2006. [Paper]
  11. Seitzman, Gottsch, Stark.  Cataract Surgery in patients with Fuchs corneal dystrophy.
  12. Magovern M, Beauchamp GR, McTigue JW, Fine BS, Baumiller RC. Inheritance of Fuchs' combined dystrophy. Ophthalmology. 86:1897-923, 1979.
  13. Doughty MJ. Prevalence of 'non-hexagonal' cells in the corneal endothelium of young Caucasian adults, and their inter-relationships. Journal of Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 18 (5), 415-422, 1998.


The Wilmer Eye Institute’s Homepage:


National Institutes of Health:

National Eye Institute:

The Public Homepage of Fuchs Friends:

Genetics Home Reference, a project of the National Institutes of Health:

A direct link to gene mutations on Genetic Home Reference is:

OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance of Man) entry on Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy of the Cornea:

National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health:

The Cornea Research Foundation of America:

PubMed.  A place to search for scientific papers.  Search for the phrase, “Fuchs dystrophy” (without quotation marks): 

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