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The Campochiaro Laboratory

The Campochiaro Laboratory

George S. and Dolores Dore' Eccles
Professor of Ophthalmology & Neuroscience

Kelly Newhouse, Administrative Assistant
phone: 410-955-5106
fax: 410-614-7083
Appointments: 410-955-3518

Maumenee 719
600 North Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287-9277

Maumenee 815
600 North Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287-9277
phone: 410-955-4103
fax: 410-614-7083

Lab Personnel


Our laboratory has three major areas of interest, each of which deals with some aspect of growth factor signaling and function in the retina and retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE). 

  1. Investigations aimed at gaining a better understanding of the pathogenesis of retinal and choroidal neovascularization and developing new ways to treat them.
  2. Investigations aimed at understanding the molecular signals involved in retinal and RPE wound repair and scarring. The prototypical disease in this category is proliferative vitreoretinopathy and our laboratory is seeking to identify new treatments for it.
  3. Investigations aimed at understanding why retinal degenerations occur and how they might be treated, with particular emphasis on neurotrophic factors.