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Elisseeff, Jennifer

Jennifer Elisseeff

Jules Stein Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center

The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine       

Jennifer Elisseeff is the Jules Stein Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and is also a professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Her interdisciplinary laboratory comprises surgical fellows, biologists, chemists and engineers who work together to develop new biomaterials, study stem cells and design new technologies for regenerative medicine. Clinical collaborations at Johns Hopkins extend to plastic surgery, otolaryngology, orthopedics and ophthalmology.

Dr. Elisseeff received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. After doctoral studies, Dr. Elisseeff was a fellow at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Pharmacology Research Associate Program. She joined the Hopkins faculty in 2001.

Dr. Elisseeff has received numerous awards, including the Carnegie Mellon Young Alumni Award, Arthritis Investigator Award from the Arthritis Foundation, Yasuda Award from the Society of Physical Regulation in Medicine and Biology, and was named by Technology Review magazine as a top innovator under 35 in 2002. In 2008, Dr. Elisseeff was elected a fellow in the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum. She has published over 110 articles, book chapters and patent applications and given over 130 national and international invited lectures. Along with fellow Wilmer professor Oliver Schein, Dr. Elisseeff was recently awarded a grant from the military to develop technologies for ocular battlefield wounds.

Read Dr. Elisseeff's CV

Dr. Sheila West on the Link Between Smoking and Eye Disease in Women - 7/23/2014

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu and Colleagues Study Relationship Between Vision Loss and Work Status - 7/18/2014

Wilmer Resident Receives Lindstrom Research Grant - 7/11/2014

Four Wilmer Researchers Receive BrightFocus Foundation Awards - 7/10/2014

Dr. Michael Repka Part of Team Researching Telemedicine and ROP - 6/27/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Featured on WBAL-TV - 6/24/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Use Human Stem Cells to Create Light-Sensitive Retina in a Dish - 6/10/2014

Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

Dr. Richard Semba: Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer - 5/12/2014

Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014

 

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