Faculty by Department

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Ron Afshari Adelman, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Director of the Retina and Macula Service

Research Interests

Diabetic Retinopathy; France; Germany; Macular Degeneration; Ophthalmology; Portugal; Retinal Detachment; Retinal Diseases; Spain

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Michael C Crair, PhD

William Ziegler III Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Basic Science Departments)

Research Interests

Brain; Cerebral Cortex; Child Development; Nervous System; Neuronal Plasticity; Neurosciences; Synaptic Transmission; Visual Cortex

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Josephine Hoh, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Environmental Exposure; Environmental Health; Ophthalmology

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Lawrence James Rizzolo, PhD, FARVO

Professor of Surgery (Gross Anatomy)

Director of Medical Studies

Research Interests

Anatomy; Curriculum; Epithelial Cells; Models, Educational; Ophthalmology; Pigment Epithelium of Eye; Retina

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John H. Sinard, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Vice Chair Pathology

Director, Anatomic Pathology

Medical Director, Pathology Informatics

Research Interests

Informatics; Ophthalmology; Pathology

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Caroline J Zeiss, PhD, DACVP, DACLAM

Professor of Comparative Medicine and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Director, Mouse Research Pathology Core

Unit Chief, Pathology

Research Interests

Animal Diseases; Informatics; Neuroanatomy; Neurobiology; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Ophthalmology; Pathologic Processes; Primates; Translational Medical Research

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David Zenisek, PhD

Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Endocytosis; Exocytosis; Ophthalmology; Physiology; Presynaptic Terminals; Retinal Bipolar Cells

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Z. Jimmy Zhou, PhD

Marvin L. Sears Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and Professor of Neuroscience

Vice Chairman and Director of Research, Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Neurobiology; Ophthalmology; Physiology; Retina; Retinal Diseases

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