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Thorne, Jennifer E.

Jennifer Thorne

Chief, Division of Ocular Immunology
Professor of Ophthalmology & Epidemiology

The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine  

Jennifer E. Thorne, M.D., Ph.D. is a professor of ophthalmology and epidemiology and the director of the Division of Ocular Immunology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. An internationally recognized and board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Thorne is an expert in the evaluation and management of patients with uveitis and other related immune-mediated disorders. Dr. Thorne also directs the Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid clinic, a multi-disciplinary specialty clinic designed to evaluate and treat patients with mucous membrane pemphigoid and other cicatrizing conjunctival diseases. She is deputy director of the Coordinating Center of the Studies of Ocular Complication of AIDS, medical officer for the Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial, and part of the Executive Committee of the Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature Working Group.

Dr. Thorne’s research interests include clinical research into white dot syndromes including birdshot chorioretinitis, multifocal choroiditis and punctate inner choroiditis. She also studies juvenile idiopathic arthritis-related uveitis and treatment outcomes of immunosuppressive drug therapy.

Dr. Thorne received her medical degree at the University of Virginia, and completed her ophthalmology residency at the Scheie Eye Institute. She did her uveitis fellowship at Wilmer and completed her Ph.D. in epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Meet Dr. Thorne

Dr. Thorne sees patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital location.

For appointments at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, call: 410-955-2966

Read Dr. Thorne's CV

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

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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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