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Wilmer Research Faculty

Photo of Dr. Seth Blackshaw, Ph.D.

Blackshaw, Seth, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Regulation of hypothalamic cell fate specification and function, Functional analysis of candidate regulators of cell specification and survival in retina, High throughput screening, Molecular basis of neuronal and glial cell fate specification and survival
Photo of Dr. Shukti Chakravarti, M.S., Ph.D.

Chakravarti, Shukti, M.S., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Extracellular matrix and tissue homeostasis, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease
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Christoff, Alexander,

Research Interests: Pediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus, Double vision
Photo of Dr. Gislin Dagnelie, M.S., Ph.D.

Dagnelie, Gislin, M.S., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Retinitis Pigmentosa, Retinal implants, Low vision rehabilitation
Photo of Dr. Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Ph.D.

Elisseeff, Jennifer H., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Stem cells, Regenerative medicine, Biomaterials, Cornea repair, Biomaterials and stem cells for tissue engineering, Cartilage regeneration, Stem cell research, Regenerating tissue
Photo of Dr. Laura Ensign-Hodges, Ph.D.

Ensign-Hodges, Laura, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Nanomedicine, Drug delivery systems
Photo of Dr. Noriko Esumi, M.D., Ph.D.

Esumi, Noriko, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), Age-related macular degeneration
Photo of Dr. Kevin D. Frick, M.A., Ph.D.

Frick, Kevin D., M.A., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Health Policy and Management International Health
Photo of Dr. Morton F. Goldberg, M.D.

Goldberg, Morton F., M.D.

Research Interests: macular degeneration, diabetic and vascular retinopathies, Genetic eye disease, Incontinentia pigmenti, Persistent fetal vasculature, Sickle cell eye disease
Photo of Dr. Boris I. Gramatikov, Ph.D.

Gramatikov, Boris I., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Retinal birefringence scanning, Pediatric vision screening, Optical coherence tomography, Determination of ocular defocus using the double-pass blur image of a point source of light
Photo of Dr. Jordan J. Green, Ph.D.

Green, Jordan J., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Developing biomaterials, stem cells, nanobiotechnology to meet challenges in regenerative medicine, ophthalmology, cancer
Photo of Dr. Justin Scot Hanes, Ph.D.

Hanes, Justin Scot, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Nanomedicine, Drug delivery, Nanotechnology for Drug and Nucleic Acid Delivery
Photo of Dr. Seulki Lee, Ph.D.

Lee, Seulki, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Role of TRAIL signaling in fibrosis and cancer
Photo of Dr. Gerard A. Lutty, Ph.D.

Lutty, Gerard A., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Angiogenic and anti-angiogenic growth factors, Angioblasts or vascular precursors, Oxygen radicals, Vaso-occlusion mechanisms that cause nonperfusion of the retinal and choroidal vasculatures in diabetic and sickle cell retinopathy
Photo of Dr. Robert W. Massof, Ph.D.

Massof, Robert W., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Low vision service policy and service delivery, Physiological optics
Photo of Dr. Jeffrey S. Mumm, Ph.D.

Mumm, Jeffrey S., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Retinal regeneration, Retinal circuitry, Drug delivery
Photo of Dr. Beatriz Munoz, M.S.

Munoz, Beatriz, M.S.

Research Interests: Epidemiology, Trachoma
Photo of Dr. Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D.

Nathans, Jeremy, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of visual system development, function and disease
Photo of Dr. Jiang Qian, M.S., Ph.D.

Qian, Jiang, M.S., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Retinal gene regulation
Photo of Dr. Kannan Rangaramanujam, M.S., Ph.D.

Rangaramanujam, Kannan, M.S., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Drug delivery for ocular and neurodegenerative diseases, Nanomedicine
Photo of Dr. Richard D. Semba, M.A., M.D., M.P.H.

Semba, Richard D., M.A., M.D., M.P.H.

Research Interests: macular degeneration, malnutrition, sarcopenia, proteomics, metabolomics, mass spectrometry
Photo of Dr. Alfred Sommer, M.D., M.H.S.

Sommer, Alfred, M.D., M.H.S.

Research Interests: Blindness prevention, Vitamin A deficiency
Photo of Dr. Jung Soo Suk, M.S.E., Ph.D.

Suk, Jung Soo, M.S.E., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Nanomedicine, Viral and non-viral nucleic acid delivery, Mucus biophysics
Photo of Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Swenor, Bonnielin, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Aging, Low vision, Epidemiology
Photo of Dr. Sheila West, Ph.D., Pharm.D.

West, Sheila, Ph.D., Pharm.D.

Research Interests: Trachoma, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Vision and Function in Older Drivers
Photo of Dr. King-Wai Yau, Ph.D.

Yau, King-Wai, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Pupil constriction, Photoreceptors, Retinal ganglion cells, Light-signal transduction, Retinal rod and cone cells, Olfaction, Vision, Molecular neuroscience, Cellular neuroscience
Photo of Dr. Donald J. Zack, M.D., Ph.D.

Zack, Donald J., M.D., Ph.D.

Research Interests: Glaucoma, Gene expression in retinal ganglion cells