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Research to Prevent Blindness

RPB Research Database

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to leading scientific institutions in the U.S. and supports the work of hundreds of talented vision scientists engaged in a diverse range of disease-oriented research. Use our Research Database to learn more about their productivity and to find published studies on particular areas of interest.

how to use the research database

Refine your search by using the filter at left. Search recently-published scientific research by title or author, or filter the results by date range, keyword, grant and year, or institution.

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Recent Research funded by RPB

First 200 Citations, Sorted by Month and Year

December, 2014
A cost analysis of pediatric cataract surgery at two child eye health tertiary facilities in africa.

Evans CT, Lenhart PD, Lin D, Yang Z, Daya T, Kim YM, Seneadza A, Mboni C, Msukwa G, Lewallen S, Courtright P

J AAPOS. 2014 Dec;18(6):559-62

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Pediatric

An unusual ophthalmic finding in Lane-Hamilton syndrome.

Villegas VM, Rachitskaya AV, Lam BL, McKeown CA, Berrocal AM

J AAPOS. 2014 Dec;18(6):616-7

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Pediatric

Assessment of retinal alterations after intravitreal ocriplasmin with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography.

Itoh Y, Kaiser PK, Singh RP, Srivastava SK, Ehlers JP

Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):2506,2507.e2

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award - Kaiser, Peter Kazuo / MD Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Author reply.

Nanji AA, Galor A, Karp CL

Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):e66-7

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

Balancing the cost and benefit of developing new glaucoma surgical devices.

Parrish RK 2nd

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;158(6):1105-7 Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;158(1):96-104

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Cellular and extracellular matrix modulation of corneal stromal opacity.

Torricelli AA, Wilson SE

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Dec;129:151-60

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Other: Wound Healing

Clinicopathological findings in abusive head trauma: Analysis of 110 infant autopsy eyes.

Breazzano MP, Unkrich KH, Barker-Griffith AE

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;158(6): 1146–54.

SUNY Upstate - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Pediatric, Retinal Trauma, Other: Shaken Baby Syndrome

Clinicopathologic report of ocular involvement in ALS patients with C9orf72 mutation.

Fawzi AA, Simonett JM, Purta P, Moss HE, Lowry JL, Deng HX, Siddique N, Sufit R, Bigio EH, Volpe NJ, Siddique T

Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2014 Dec;15(7-8):569-80

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Optic Neuropathy, Other: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Controlled exosome release from the retinal pigment epithelium in situ.

Locke CJ, Congrove NR, Dismuke WM, Bowen TJ, Stamer WD, McKay BS

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Dec;129:1-4

University of Arizona - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Other: Myocilin, Exosome

Controlled exosome release from the retinal pigment epithelium in situ.

Locke CJ, Congrove NR, Dismuke WM, Bowen TJ, Stamer WD, McKay BS

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Dec;129:1-4

Duke University - Senior Scientific Investigator Award - Stamer, W Daniel / PhD

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Endocytosis, Other: G-Protein –Coupled-Receptor, Other: Mycocilin

Corneal abnormalities early in the course of Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy.

Amin SR, Baratz KH, McLaren JW, Patel SV

Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):2325-33

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Detection and biological activities of carboxyethylpyrrole ethanolamine phospholipids (CEP-EPs).

Wang H, Guo J, West XZ, Bid HK, Lu L, Hong L, Jang GF, Zhang L, Crabb JW, Clinical Genomic and Proteomic AMD Study Group, Linetsky M, Salomon RG

Chem Res Toxicol. 2014 Dec 15;27(12):2015-22

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: AMD

Does genetic variation influence response to treatment with vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors in neovascular age-related macular degeneration?

Chakravarthy U, Hagstrom SA

Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2014 Dec;21(6):345-6

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Gene Research/Therapy

Effects of metformin on retinoblastoma growth in vitro and in vivo.

Brodowska K, Theodoropoulou S, Meyer Zu Horste M, Paschalis EI, Takeuchi K, Scott G, Ramsey DJ, Kiernan E, Hoang M, Cichy J, Miller JW, Gragoudas ES, Vavvas DG

Int J Oncol. 2014 Dec;45(6):2311-24

Harvard Medical School - Physician-Scientist Award - Vavvas, Demetrios G / MD, PhD Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

Emerging roles for nuclear receptors in the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration.

Malek G, Lad EM

Cell Mol Life Sci. 2014 Dec;71(23):4617-36

Duke University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: AMD

Flicker cone function in normal and day blind sheep: A large animal model for human achromatopsia caused by CNGA3 mutation.

Ezra-Elia R, Banin E, Honig H, Rosov A, Obolensky A, Averbukh E, Hauswirth WW, Gootwine E, Ofri R

Doc Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;129(3):141-50

University of Florida - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Gene Research/Therapy, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Glycobiology of ocular angiogenesis.

Markowska AI, Cao Z, Panjwani N

Glycobiology. 2014 Dec;24(12):1275-82

Tufts University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Human limbal biopsy-derived stromal stem cells prevent corneal scarring.

Basu S, Hertsenberg AJ, Funderburgh ML, Burrow MK, Mann MM, Du Y, Lathrop KL, Syed-Picard FN, Adams SM, Birk DE, Funderburgh, JL

Sci.Transl.Med. 2014 Dec 10;6(266):266ra172.

University of Pittsburgh - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Intraocular pressure variations: Causes and clinical significance.

Sit AJ

Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;49(6):484-8

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Natural product inhibitors of ocular angiogenesis.

Sulaiman RS, Basavarajappa HD, Corson TW

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Dec;129:161-71

Indiana University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy

Optical coherence tomography-guided ranibizumab injection for cystoid macular edema in well-controlled uveitis: twelve-month outcomes.

Reddy AK, Cabrera M, Yeh S, Davis JL, Albini TA

Retina. 2014 Dec;34(12):2431-8

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Optical coherence tomography-guided ranibizumab injection for cystoid macular edema in well-controlled uveitis: Twelve-month outcomes.

Reddy AK, Cabrera M, Yeh S, Davis JL, Albini TA

Retina. 2014 Dec;34(12):2431-8

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Nanotechnology/Drug Delivery, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Oral delivery of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 and angiotensin-(1-7) bioencapsulated in plant cells attenuates pulmonary hypertension.

Shenoy V, Kwon KC, Rathinasabapathy A, Lin S, Jin G, Song C, Shil P, Nair A, Qi Y, Li Q, Francis J, Katovich MJ, Daniell H, Raizada MK

Hypertension. 2014 Dec;64(6):1248-59

University of Florida - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Nanotechnology/Drug Delivery

Peripheral cone dystrophy: A diagnostic improbability?

Vaphiades MS, Doyle JI

J Neuroophthalmol. 2014 Dec;34(4):366-8

University of Alabama Birmingham - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Relationship between ganglion cell layer thickness and estimated retinal ganglion cell counts in the glaucomatous macula.

Zhang C, Tatham AJ, Weinreb RN, Zangwill LM, Yang Z, Zhang JZ, Medeiros FA

Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):2371-9

University of California, San Diego - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Imaging

Relationship between transient and steady-state pattern electroretinograms: theoretical and experimental assessment.

Özdamar Ö, Toft-Nielsen J, Bohórquez J, Porciatti V

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Dec 4;55(12):8560-70

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Optic Neuropathy

Reply: To PMID 25077835.

Plager DA, Lynn MJ, Lambert SR, Buckley EG, Wilson ME, Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;158(6):1361-2

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Pediatric

Retcam fluorescein angiography findings in eyes with advanced retinoblastoma.

Kim JW, Ngai LK, Sadda S, Murakami Y, Lee DK, Murphree AL

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;98(12):1666-71

University of Southern California - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

Retinal and pontine striations: Neurodiagnostic signs of autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay.

Leavitt JA, Singer W, Brown WL, Pulido JS, Brodsky MC

J Neuro-Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;34(4):369-71

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Retinal ganglion cell polarization using immobilized guidance cues on a tissue-engineered scaffold.

Kador KE, Alsehli HS, Zindell AN, Lau LW, Andreopoulos FM, Watson BD, Goldberg JL

Acta Biomater. 2014 Dec;10(12):4939-46

University of California, San Diego - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Retinal vasculature of adult zebrafish: In vivo imaging using confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy.

Bell BA, Xie J, Yuan A, Kaul C, Hollyfield JG, Anand-Apte B

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Dec;129:107-18

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

Risk characteristics of the combined geographic atrophy and choroidal neovascularization phenotype in age-related macular degeneration.

Saade C, Ganti B, Marmor M, Freund KB, Smith RT

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;98(12):1729-32

New York University of School of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Simultaneous assessment of glomerular filtration and barrier function in live zebrafish.

Kotb AM, Muller T, Xie J, Anand-Apte B, Endlich K, Endlich N

Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2014 Dec 15;307(12):F1427-34

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Other: Retinal Cell Biology

Soluble adenylyl cyclase in the eye.

Lee YS, Marmorstein LY, Marmorstein AD

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Dec;1842(12PB):2579-83

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Splenectomy Promotes Indirect Elimination of Intraocular Tumors by CD8+ T Cells That Is Associated with IFNgamma- and Fas/FasL-Dependent Activation of Intratumoral Macrophages.

Miller MR, Mandell JB, Beatty KM, Harvey SA, Rizzo MJ, Previte DM, Thorne SH, McKenna KC

Cancer Immunol.Res. 2014 Dec;2(12):1175-85.

University of Pittsburgh - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

Stool Phospholipid Signature is Altered by Diet and Tumors.

Davies JM, Hua HU, Dheer R, Martinez M, Bhattacharya SK, Abreu MT

PLoS One. 2014 Dec 3;9(12):e114352

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

The cellular and molecular mechanisms of vertebrate lens development.

Cvekl A, Ashery-Padan R

Development. 2014 Dec;141(23):4432-47

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Gene Research/Therapy, Stem Cell Research/Therapy

The role of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosing optic nerve hypoplasia.

Lenhart PD, Desai NK, Bruce BB, Hutchinson AK, Lambert SR

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;158(6):1164,1171.e2

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pediatric

The role of soluble adenylyl cyclase in neurite outgrowth.

Stiles TL, Kapiloff MS, Goldberg JL

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Dec;1842(12 Pt B):2561-8

University of California, San Diego - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Imaging

Tracing the ocular manifestations of mumps throughout the ages.

Medow N

Ophthalmol Times. 2014 Dec 11;39(6)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

November, 2014
7-ketocholesterol accumulates in ocular tissues as a consequence of aging and is present in high levels in drusen.

Rodriguez IR, Clark ME, Lee JW, Curcio CA

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Nov;128:151-5

University of Alabama Birmingham - Departmental Grant

Keyword: AMD

Acute postoperative visual loss.

Churgin DS, Schatz NJ, Chao DL

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov 1;132(11):1365-6

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Neuro-Ophthalmology

A missense mutation in HK1 leads to autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa.

Wang F, Wang Y, Zhang B, Zhao L, Lyubasyuk V, Wang K, Xu M, Li Y, Wu F, Wen C, Bernstein PS, Lin D, Zhu S, Wang H, Zhang K, Chen R

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Nov;55(11):7159-64

University of Utah - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Other: Genetics

Amnion doughnut: a novel method for sutureless fixation of amniotic membrane to the bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva in acute ocular-involving stevens-johnson syndrome.

Pruet CM, Queen JH, Kim G

Cornea. 2014 Nov; 33(11): 1240-4

University of Texas, Houston - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Other: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

An evaluation of progressive amyloidogenic and pro-inflammatory change in the primary visual cortex and retina in alzheimer's disease (AD).

Hill JM, Dua P, Clement C, Lukiw WJ

Front Neurosci. 2014 Nov 12;8:347

Louisiana State University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

A novel protective role for the innate immunity Toll-Like Receptor 3 (TLR3) in the retina via Stat3.

Patel AK, Hackam AS

Mol Cell Neurosci. 2014 Nov;63:38-48

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Application of an OCT data-based mathematical model of the foveal pit in Parkinson disease.

Ding Y, Spund B, Glazman S, Shrier EM, Miri S, Selesnick I, Bodis-Wollner I

J Neural Transm. 2014 Nov;121(11):1367-76.

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Imaging

Area MT encodes three-dimensional motion.

Czuba TB, Huk AC, Cormack LK, Kohn A

J Neurosci. 2014 Nov 19;34(47):15522-33

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

A school of red herring.

MacIntosh PW, Jain S, Moss HE, Volpe NJ, Alaraj A

Surv Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov-Dec;59(6):664-70

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Optic Neuropathy

Association of retinal vessel caliber and visual outcome in eyes with diabetic macular oedema treated with ranibizumab.

Moradi A, Sepah YJ, Ibrahim MA, Sophie R, Moazez C, Bittencourt MG, Annam RE, Hanout M, Liu H, Ferraz D, Do DV, Nguyen QD

Eye (Lond). 2014 Nov;28(11):1315-20.

University of Nebraska - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Diabetic Retinopathy, Imaging

Bourne WM, Patel SV.

Trousdale ER, Hodge DO, Baratz KH, Maguire LJ

Vision-related quality of life before and after keratoplasty for Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy. 2014 Nov;121(11):2147-52

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Calmodulin enhances ribbon replenishment and shapes filtering of synaptic transmission by cone photoreceptors.

Van Hook MJ, Parmelee CM, Chen M, Cork KM, Curto C, Thoreson WB

J Gen Physiol. 2014 Nov;144(5):357-78.

University of Nebraska - Senior Scientific Investigator Award - Thoreson, Wallace B / PhD

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Candida glabrata Endophthalmitis Transmitted From Graft to Host After Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty.

Weng CY, Parke DW 3rd, Walter SD, Isom RF, Chang JS, Flynn HW Jr

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov 1;132(11):1381-3

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Clinical and histologic findings in patients with uveal melanomas after taking tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors.

Damento G, Kavoussi SC, Materin MA, Salomao DR, Quiram PA, Balasubramaniam S, Pulido JS

Mayo Clinic Proc. 2014 Nov;89(11):1481-6.

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

Clinical Application of Optical Coherence Tomography in Combination with Functional Diagnostics: Advantages and Limitations for Diagnosis and Assessment of Therapy Outcome in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy.

Schliesser JA, Gallimore G, Kunjukunju N, Sabates NR, Koulen P, Sabates FN

Clin Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov 21;8:2337–2345

University of Missouri-Kansas City - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Collagen cross-linking of the boston keratoprosthesis donor carrier to prevent corneal melting in high-risk patients.

Robert MC, Arafat SN, Ciolino JB

Eye Contact Lens. 2014 Nov;40(6):376-81

Harvard Medical School - Career Development Award - Ciolino, Joseph Bowers / MD

Keyword: Cornea

Collateral vessel presence in branch and central retinal vein occlusions and their impact on visual acuity and anatomical gains: A retrospective analysis.

Singh RP, Lee TJ, Yau L, Rubio RG

Retina. 2014 Nov;34(11):2242-9

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retinal Vein and Artery Occlusion

Complications in the first 5 years following cataract surgery in infants with and without intraocular lens implantation in the infant aphakia treatment study.

Plager DA, Lynn MJ, Buckley EG, Wilson ME, Lambert SR, Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):892-8

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Pediatric

Comprehensive analysis of herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) entry mediated by zebrafish 3-O-sulfotransferase isoforms: Implications for the development of a zebrafish model of HSV-1 infection.

Yakoub AM, Rawal N, Maus E, Baldwin J, Shukla D, Tiwari V

J Virol. 2014 Nov;88(21):12915-22

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Other: Herpes Simplex Virus

Desiccating stress-induced chemokine expression in the epithelium is dependent on upregulation of NKG2D/RAE-1 and release of IFN-gamma in experimental dry eye.

Coursey TG, Bohat R, Barbosa FL, Pflugfelder SC, de Paiva CS

J Immunol. 2014 Nov 15;193(10):5264-72

Baylor College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Dry Eye

DICER1/Alu RNA dysmetabolism induces caspase-8-mediated cell death in age-related macular degeneration.

Kim Y, Tarallo V, Kerur N, Yasuma T, Gelfand BD, Bastos-Carvalho A, Hirano Y, Yasuma R, Mizutani T, Fowler BJ, Li S, Kaneko H, Bogdanovich S, Ambati BK, Hinton DR, Hauswirth WW, Hakem R, Wright C, Ambati J

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Nov 11;111(45):16082-7

University of Florida - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Gene Research/Therapy, Retina/Retinal Diseases

DICER1/Alu RNA dysmetabolism induces caspase-8-mediated cell death in age-related macular degeneration.

Kim Y, Tarallo V, Kerur N, Yasuma T, Gelfand BD, Bastos-Carvalho A, Hirano Y, Yasuma R, Mizutani T, Fowler BJ, Li S, Kaneko H, Bogdanovich S, Ambati BK, Hinton DR, Hauswirth WW, Hakem R, Wright C, Ambati J

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Nov 11;111(45):16082-7

University of Kentucky - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Other: Dicer1

Diversity of retinal vascular anomalies in patients with familial exudative vitreoretinopathy.

Kashani AH, Brown KT, Chang E, Drenser KA, Capone A, Trese MT

Ophthalmology. 2014 Nov;121(11):2220-7

University of Southern California - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Does Levodopa improve vision in albinism? Results of a randomized, controlled clinical trial.

Summers CG, Connett JE, Holleschau AM, Anderson JL, DeBecker I, McKay BS, Brilliant MH

Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;42(8):713-21

University of Minnesota - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Low Vision, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Albinism

Does levodopa improve vision in albinism? results of a randomized, controlled clinical trial.

Summers CG, Connett JE, Holleschau AM, Anderson JL, De Becker I, McKay BS, Brilliant MH

Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;42(8):713-21

University of Arizona - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Pediatric, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Albinism, Other: Clinical Trial

Effects of corneal cross-linking on ocular response analyzer waveform-derived variables in keratoconus and postrefractive surgery ectasia.

Hallahan KM, Rocha K, Roy AS, Randleman JB, Stulting RD, Dupps WJ,Jr

Eye Contact Lens. 2014 Nov;40(6):339-44

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

En bloc resection of lacrimal sac tumors and simultaneous orbital reconstruction: surgical and functional outcomes.

Alabiad CR, Weed DT, Walker TJ, Vivero R, Hobeika GA, Hatoum GF, Shriver EM, Tse DT

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):459-6

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Oculoplastic

Endogenous calcium buffering at photoreceptor synaptic terminals in salamander retina.

Van Hook MJ, Thoreson WB

Synapse. 2014 Nov;68(11):518-28.

University of Nebraska - Senior Scientific Investigator Award - Thoreson, Wallace B / PhD

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Endophthalmitis Caused by Enterococcus faecalis: Clinical Features, Antibiotic Sensitivities, and Outcomes.

Kuriyan AE, Sridhar J, Flynn HW Jr, Smiddy WE, Albini TA, Berrocal AM, Forster RK, Belin PJ, Miller D

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):1018-1023

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Gaze holding after anterior-inferior temporal lobectomy.

Shaikh AG, Ghasia FF

Neurol Sci. 2014 Nov;35(11):1749-56

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Genotype-dependent variability in residual cone structure in achromatopsia: Towards developing metrics for assessing cone health.

Dubis AM, Cooper RF, Aboshiha J, Langlo C, Sundaram V, Liu B, Collison F, Fishman GA, Moore AT, Webster AR, Dubra A, Carroll J, Michaelides M

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Nov 17;55(11):7303-11.

Medical College of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Glaucomatous retinal nerve fiber layer thickness loss is associated with slower reaction times under a divided attention task.

Tatham AJ, Boer ER, Rosen PN, Della Penna M, Meira-Freitas D, Weinreb RN, Zangwill LM, Medeiros FA

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):1008-17

University of California, San Diego - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology

Hmga2 regulates self-renewal of retinal progenitors.

Parameswaran S, Xia X, Hegde G, Ahmad I

Development. 2014 Nov;141(21):4087-97.

University of Nebraska - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Stem Cell Research/Therapy

ImagePAD, a novel counting application for the apple iPad, used to quantify axons in the mouse optic nerve.

Templeton JP, Struebing FL, Lemmon A, Geisert EE

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Nov;128:102-8

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Nanotechnology/Drug Delivery

Instrument development of the UNC dry eye management scale.

Grubbs J,Jr, Huynh K, Tolleson-Rinehart S, Weaver MA, Williamson J, Lefebvre C, Davis RM

Cornea. 2014 Nov;33(11):1186-92.

University of North Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Dry Eye, Epidemiology

Intimate partner violence: An underappreciated etiology of orbital floor fractures.

Clark TJ, Renner LM, Sobel RK, Carter KD, Nerad JA, Allen RC, Shriver EM

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):508-11

University of Iowa - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Oculoplastic

In vivo effects of femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty.

Banitt M, Cabot F, Hussain R, Dubovy S, Yoo SH

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov 1;132(11):1355-8

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Involvement of GABA transporters in atropine-treated myopic retina as revealed by iTRAQ quantitative proteomics.

Barathi VA, Chaurasia SS, Poidinger M, Koh SK, Tian D, Ho C, Iuvone PM, Beuerman RW, Zhou L

J Proteome Res. 2014 Nov 7;13(11):4647-58

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Myopia/Presbyopia

Keratocytes derived from spheroid culture of corneal stromal cells resemble tissue resident keratocytes.

Byun YS, Tibrewal S, Kim E, Yco L, Sarkar J, Ivanir Y, Liu CY, Sano CM, Jain S

PLoS One. 2014 Nov 10;9(11):e112781

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Lissner G, Bryar PJ.

Chiang E, G

Unusual presentation of Xanthogranuloma on the eylid of an adult. Ophthal Plast Reconstruct Surg. 2014 Nov-Dec; 30(6): e155-e156.

Northwestern University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

Molecular probes for imaging of hypoxia in the retina.

Evans SM, Kim K, Moore CE, Uddin MI, Capozzi ME, Craft JR, Sulikowski GA, Jayagopal A

Bioconjug Chem. 2014 Nov;25(11):2030-37.

Vanderbilt University - Special Scholar Award - Jayagopal, Ashwath / PhD Departmental Grant

New syndrome with retinitis pigmentosa is caused by nonsense mutations in retinol dehydrogenase RDH11.

Xie YA, Lee W, Cai C, Gambin T, Noupuu K, Sujirakul T, Ayuso C, Jhangiani S, Muzny D, Boerwinkle E, Gibbs R, Greenstein VC, Lupski JR, Tsang SH, Allikmets R

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Nov 1;23(21):5774-80

Columbia University - Physician-Scientist Award - Tsang, Stephen / MD, PhD Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retinitis Pigmentosa

Nonsurgical Considerations for Addressing Periocular Aesthetics: A Conceptual Dimensional Approach.

Mancini R

JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2014 Nov/Dec; 16(6):451-453

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Other: Oculoplastic

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors possess intrinsic anti-inflammatory activity.

Fowler BJ, Gelfand BD, Kim Y, Kerur N, Tarallo V, Hirano Y, Amarnath S, Fowler DH, Radwan M, Young MT, Pittman K, Kubes P, Agarwal HK, Parang K, Hinton DR, Bastos-Carvalho A, Li S, Yasuma T, Mizutani T, Yasuma R, Wright C, Ambati J

Science. 2014 Nov 21;346(6212):1000-3

University of Kentucky - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Other: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

Ocular syphilis.

Davis JL

Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;25(6):513-8

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Optimal seasonal timing of oral azithromycin for malaria.

Gao D, Amza A, Nassirou B, Kadri B, Sippl-Swezey N, Liu F, Ackley SF, Lietman TM, Porco TC

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Nov;91(5):936-42

University of California, San Francisco - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Epidemiology, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Orbital histiocytic sarcoma in a 2-year-old child.

Aakalu VK, Patel RM, Lim J, Setabutr P

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):e143-5

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Other: Oculoplastic, Other: Histiocytic Sarcoma

Photoscreeners in the pediatric eye office: Compared testability and refractions on high risk children.

Peterseim MM, Papa CE, Wilson ME, Cheeseman EW, Wolf BJ, Davidson JD, Trivedi RH

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):932-8

Medical University of South Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Myopia/Presbyopia, Pediatric

Prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic macular edema in the united states.

Varma R, Bressler NM, Doan QV, Gleeson M, Danese M, Bower JK, Selvin E, Dolan C, Fine J, Colman S, Turpcu A

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;132(11):1334-40

University of Southern California - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Diabetic Retinopathy

Progression in keratoconus and the effect of corneal cross-linking on progression.

Brown SE, Simmasalam R, Antonova N, Gadaria N, Asbell PA

Eye Contact Lens. 2014 Nov;40(6):331-8.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Rare and common variants in extracellular matrix gene Fibrillin 2 (FBN2) are associated with macular degeneration.

Ratnapriya R, Zhan X, Fariss RN, et al

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Nov 1;23(21):5827-5837

University of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Epidemiology

Rare and common variants in extracellular matrix gene fibrillin 2 (FBN2) are associated with macular degeneration.

Ratnapriya R, Zhan X, Fariss RN, Branham KE, Zipprer D, Chakarova CF, Sergeev YV, Campos MM, Othman M, Friedman JS, Maminishkis A, Waseem NH, Brooks M, Rajasimha HK, Edwards AO, Lotery A, Klein BE, Truitt BJ, Li B, Schaumberg DA, Morgan DJ, Morrison MA, Souied E, Tsironi EE, Grassmann F, Fishman GA, Silvestri G, Scholl HP, Kim IK, Ramke J, Tuo J, Merriam JE, Merriam JC, Park KH, Olson LM, Farrer LA, Johnson MP, Peachey NS, Lathrop M, Baron RV, Igo RP,Jr, Klein R, Hagstrom SA, Kamatani Y, Martin TM, Jiang Y, Conley Y, Sahel JA, Zack DJ, Chan CC, Pericak-Vance MA, Jacobson SG, Gorin MB, Klein ML, Allikmets R, Iyengar SK, Weber BH, Haines JL, Leveillard T, Deangelis MM, Stambolian D, Weeks DE, Bhattacharya SS, Chew EY, Heckenlively JR, Abecasis GR, Swaroop A

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Nov 1;23(21):5827-37

Johns Hopkins University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Gene Research/Therapy

Rare and common variants in extracellular matrix gene Fibrillin 2 (FBN2) are associated with macular degeneration.

Ratnapriya R, Zhan X, Fariss RN, Branham KE, Jacobson SG, Gorin MB, Klein ML, Allikmets R, Iyengar SK, Weber BH, Haines JL, Léveillard T, Deangelis MM, Stambolian D, Weeks DE, Bhattacharya SS, Chew EY, Heckenlively JR, Abecasis GR, Swaroop A

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Nov 1;23(21):5827-37.

University of Pennsylvania - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Rare and common variants in extracellular matrix gene fibrillin 2 (FBN2) are associated with macular degeneration.

Ratnapriya R, Zhan X, Fariss RN, Branham KE, Zipprer D, Chakarova CF, Sergeev YV, Campos MM, Othman M, Friedman JS, Maminishkis A, Waseem NH, Brooks M, Rajasimha HK, Edwards AO, Lotery A, Klein BE, Truitt BJ, Li B, Schaumberg DA, Morgan DJ, Morrison MA, Souied E, Tsironi EE, Grassmann F, Fishman GA, Silvestri G, Scholl HP, Kim IK, Ramke J, Tuo J, Merriam JE, Merriam JC, Park KH, Olson LM, Farrer LA, Johnson MP, Peachey NS, Lathrop M, Baron RV, Igo RP,Jr, Klein R, Hagstrom SA, Kamatani Y, Martin TM, Jiang Y, Conley Y, Sahel JA, Zack DJ, Chan CC, Pericak-Vance MA, Jacobson SG, Gorin MB, Klein ML, Allikmets R, Iyengar SK, Weber BH, Haines JL, Leveillard T, Deangelis MM, Stambolian D, Weeks DE, Bhattacharya SS, Chew EY, Heckenlively JR, Abecasis GR, Swaroop A

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Nov 1;23(21):5827-37

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: AMD

Rare and common variants in extracellular matrix gene fibrillin 2 (FBN2) are associated with macular degeneration.

Ratnapriya R, Zhan X, Fariss RN, Branham KE, Zipprer D, Chakarova CF, Sergeev YV, Campos MM, Othman M, Friedman JS, Maminishkis A, Waseem NH, Brooks M, Rajasimha HK, Edwards AO, Lotery A, Klein BE, Truitt BJ, Li B, Schaumberg DA, Morgan DJ, Morrison MA, Souied E, Tsironi EE, Grassmann F, Fishman GA, Silvestri G, Scholl HP, Kim IK, Ramke J, Tuo J, Merriam JE, Merriam JC, Park KH, Olson LM, Farrer LA, Johnson MP, Peachey NS, Lathrop M, Baron RV, Igo RP,Jr, Klein R, Hagstrom SA, Kamatani Y, Martin TM, Jiang Y, Conley Y, Sahel JA, Zack DJ, Chan CC, Pericak-Vance MA, Jacobson SG, Gorin MB, Klein ML, Allikmets R, Iyengar SK, Weber BH, Haines JL, Leveillard T, Deangelis MM, Stambolian D, Weeks DE, Bhattacharya SS, Chew EY, Heckenlively JR, Abecasis GR, Swaroop A

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Nov 1;23(21):5827-37.

Oregon Health & Science University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: AMD

Refractive outcomes following bevacizumab monotherapy compared with conventional laser treatment: A randomized clinical trial.

Geloneck MM, Chuang AZ, Clark WL, Hunt MG, Norman AA, Packwood EA, Tawansy KA, Mintz-Hittner HA, BEAT-ROP Cooperative Group

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov 1; 132(11): 1327-33

University of Texas, Houston - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Pediatric, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Retinopathy of Prematurity

Reframing the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on Screening for Glaucoma.

Parrish RK 2nd

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):860-862

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Relating wavefront error, apodization, and the optical transfer function: On-axis case.

Schwiegerling J

J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2014 Nov 1;31(11):2476-83

University of Arizona - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Other: Optics, Refractive Surgery

Response to Aflibercept After Frequent Re-treatment With Bevacizumab or Ranibizumab in Eyes With Neovascular AMD.

Thorell MR, Nunes RP, Chen GW, Doshi RR, Dugar J, George MK, Kim BT, Lowrance MD, Modi D, Nahas Z, Gregori G, Yehoshua Z, Feuer W, Rosenfeld PJ

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Nov 1;45(6):526-33

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Macular Dystrophy

Retinal dendritic cell recruitment, but not function, was inhibited in MyD88 and TRIF deficient mice.

Heuss ND, Pierson MJ, Montaniel KRC, McPherson SW, Lehmann U, Hussong SA, Ferrington DA, Low WC, Gregerson DS

Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2014 Nov;143:1-16.

University of Minnesota - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases, Other: Neuroprotection

Scleral-fixated capsular tension rings and segments for ectopia lentis in children.

Kim EJ, Berg JP, Weikert MP, Kong L, Hamill MB, Koch DD, Yen KG

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):899,904.e1

Baylor College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Pediatric

Spectral domain optical coherence tomography in the evaluation and management of infectious retinitis.

Kurup SP, Gill MK, Sarezky D, Lyon AT, Mirza, RG

Retina. 2014 Nov: 34(11)2233-41.

Northwestern University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Swelling and eicosanoid metabolites differentially gate TRPV4 channels in retinal neurons and glia.

Ryskamp D, Jo A, Frye A, Vaazquez-Chona F, NacAulay N, Thoreson W, Krizaj D

J Neurosci. 2014 Nov;34(47): 15689-15700.

University of Nebraska - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Glaucoma

Swelling and eicosanoid metabolites differentially gate TRPV4 channels in retinal neurons and glia.

Ryskam DA, Jo AO, Frye AM, Vazquez-Chona F, MacAulay N, Thoreson WB, Krizaj D

J Neurosci. 2014 Nov:34(47):15689-700

University of Utah - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Optic Neuropathy

The BLICK Mnemonic for Clinical-Anatomical Assessment of Patients With Epiphora.

Tse DT, Erickson BP, Tse BC

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):450-8

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Oculoplastic

The membrane attack complex in aging human choriocapillaris: Relationship to macular degeneration and choroidal thinning.

Mullins RF, Schoo DP, Sohn EH, Flamme-Wiese MJ, Workamelahu G, Johnston RM, Wang K, Tucker BA, Stone EM

Am J Pathol. 2014 Nov;184(11):3142-53

University of Iowa - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Gene Research/Therapy

The prospective intraoperative and perioperative ophthalmic ImagiNg with optical CoherEncE TomogRaphy (PIONEER) study: 2-year results.

Ehlers JP, Dupps WJ, Kaiser PK, Goshe J, Singh RP, Petkovsek D, Srivastava SK

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;158(5):999-1007

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award - Kaiser, Peter Kazuo / MD Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Therapeutic potential of nanoceria in regenerative medicine.

Das S, Chigurupati S, Dowding J, Munusamy P, Baer DR, McGinnis JF, Mattson MP, Self W, Seal S

MRS Bull. 2014 Nov;39(11):976-983.

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Macular Dystrophy

The transcription factor GTF2IRD1 regulates the topology and function of photoreceptors by modulating photoreceptor gene expression across the retina.

Masuda T, Zhang X, Berlinicke C, Wan J, Yerrabelli A, Conner EA, Kjellstrom S, Bush R, Thorgeirsson SS, Swaroop A, Chen S, Zack DJ

J Neurosci. 2014 Nov 12;34(46):15356-68

Washington University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Macular Dystrophy, Gene Research/Therapy

Tissue plasminogen activator reduces the elevated intraocular pressure induced by prednisolone in sheep.

Candia OA, Gerometta RM, Danias J

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Nov;128:114-6.

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Transcriptome of Atoh7 retinal progenitor cells identifies new Atoh7-dependent regulatory genes for retinal ganglion cell formation.

Gao Z, Mao CA, Pan P, Mu X, Klein WH

Dev Neurobiol. 2014 Nov;74(11):1123-40

State University of New York at Buffalo - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Transepithelial iontophoresis corneal collagen cross-linking for progressive keratoconus: Initial clinical outcomes.

Vinciguerra P, Randleman JB, Romano V, Legrottaglie EF, Rosetta P, Camesasca FI, Piscopo R, Azzolini C, Vinciguerra R

J Refract Surg. 2014 Nov;30(11):746-53

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Transient visual loss due to reversible 'pending' central retinal artery occlusion in occult giant cell arteritis.

Sane M, Selvadurai A, Reidy J, Higgs D, Gonzalez-Fernandez F, Lincoff N

Eye (Lond). 2014 Nov;28(11):1387-90

State University of New York at Buffalo - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Visual aberrations in a multifocal intraocular lens with injection-related scratches.

Cole SC, Werner L, Schwiegerling J, Crandall A

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Nov;40:1913-8

University of Utah - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Other: Intraocular Lens

Visual aberrations in a multifocal intraocular lens with injection-related scratches.

Cole SC, Werner L, Schwiegerling J, Crandall A

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Nov;40(11):1913-8

University of Arizona - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Other: Optics

October, 2014
Absence of amiodarone-associated optic neuropathy.

Mindel JS

Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):2074-5.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Optic Neuropathy

Acetylation: A lysine modification with neuroprotective effects in ischemic retinal degeneration.

Alsarraf O, Fan J, Dahrouj M, Chou CJ, Menick DR, Crosson CE

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Oct;127:124-31

Medical University of South Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Acute corneal edema with subsequent thinning and hyperopic shift following selective laser trabeculoplasty.

Knickelbein JE, Singh A, Flowers BE, Nair UK, Eisenberg M, Davis R, Raju LV, Schuman JS, Conner IP

J.Cataract Refract.Surg. 2014 Oct;40(10):1731-5.

University of Pittsburgh - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

A general theoretical framework for interpreting patient-reported outcomes estimated from ordinally scaled item responses.

Massof RW

Stat Methods Med Res. 2014 Oct;23(5):409-29

Johns Hopkins University - Senior Scientific Investigator Award

Keyword: Low Vision

al.

Song W, Wei Q, Liu W, et

A combined method to quantify the retinal metabolic rate of oxygen using photoacoustic ophthalmoscopy and optical coherence tomography. Sci Rep. 2014 Oct 6;4:6525

University of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Diabetic Retinopathy, Imaging

al.

Kanavi MR, Darjatmoko S, Wang S, et

The sustained delivery of resveratrol or a defined grape powder inhibits new blood vessel formation in a mouse model of choroidal neovascularization. Molecules 2014 Oct;19(11):17578-603

University of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Nanotechnology/Drug Delivery

A New OCT Finding in Tuberculous Serpiginous-like Choroidopathy.

Rifkin, LM, Munk, MR, Baddar, D, Goldstein DA

Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2014 Oct 24; 24(1):1-6.

Northwestern University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Animal models of exfoliation syndrome, now and future.

John SW, Harder JM, Fingert JH, Anderson MG

J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov;23(8 Suppl 1):S68-72

University of Iowa - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

A protective eye shield for prevention of media opacities during small animal ocular imaging.

Bell BA, Kaul C, Hollyfield JG

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Oct;127:280-7

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Imaging

Author reply: To PMID 23419803.

Bothun ED, Lynn MJ, Lambert SR

Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):e53

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Pediatric, Strabismus/Amblyopia/Eye Movement Disorders

Caveolin-1 increases proinflammatory chemoattractants and blood-retinal barrier breakdown but decreases leukocyte recruitment in inflammation.

Li X, Gu X, Boyce TM, Zheng M, Reagan AM, Qi H, Mandal N, Cohen AW, Callegan MC, Carr, DJ, Elliott MH

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014 Oct;55(10): 6224-6234.

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Special Scholar Award - Mandal, Nawajes / PhD Special Scholar Award - Elliott, Michael H / PhD Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Clinicopathologic report of ocular involvement in ALS patients with C9orf72 mutation.

Fawzi AA, Simonett JM, Purta P, Moss HE, Lowry JL, Deng HX, Siddique N, Sufit R, Bigio EH, Volpe NJ, Siddique T

Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2014 Oct; 16: 1-12.

Northwestern University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Depressive symptoms associated with poor health-related quality of life in adults with strabismus.

Hatt SR, Leske DA, Liebermann L, Philbrick KL, Holmes JM

Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):2070-1

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Strabismus/Amblyopia/Eye Movement Disorders

Dexamethasone Diffusion Across Contact Lenses Is Inhibited by Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilms in Vitro.

Brothers KM, Nau AC, Romanowski EG, Shanks RM

Cornea 2014 Oct;33(10):1083-7.

University of Pittsburgh - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Diagnostic specificities of retinal nerve fiber layer, optic nerve head, and macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer measurements in myopic eyes.

Aref AA, Sayyad FE, Mwanza JC, Feuer WJ, Budenz DL

J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov;23(8):487-93.

University of North Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Diagnostic specificities of retinal nerve fiber layer, optic nerve head, and macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer measurements in myopic eyes.

Aref AA, Sayyad FE, Mwanza JC, Feuer WJ, Budenz DL

J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov;23(8):487-93

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging/Myopia/Pterygium

Differential targeting of feline photoreceptors by recombinant adeno-associated viral vectors: implications for preclinical gene therapy trials.

Minella AL, Mowat FM, Willett KL, Sledge D, Bartoe JT, Bennett J, Petersen-Jones SM

Gene Ther. 2014 Oct;21(10):913-20.

University of Pennsylvania - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Gene Research/Therapy

Drofenine: A 2-APB analogue with greater selectivity for human TRPV3.

Deering-Rice CE, Mitchell VK, Romero EG, Abdel Aziz MH, Ryskamp DA, Krizaj D, Gopal VR, Reilly CA

Pharmacol Res Perspect. 2014 Oct;2(5):e00062

University of Utah - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Effects of l-carnitine, erythritol and betaine on pro-inflammatory markers in primary human corneal epithelial cells exposed to hyperosmotic stress.

Hua X, Su Z, Deng R, Lin J, Li DQ, Pflugfelder SC

Curr Eye Res. 2014 Oct 1:1-11

Baylor College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Dry Eye

Epigenetic modifications of Keap1 regulate its interaction with the protective factor Nrf2 in the development of diabetic retinopathy.

Mishra M, Zhong Q, Kowluru RA

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014 Oct 10. 55:7256–7265.

Wayne State University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Diabetic Retinopathy

Estimating photoreceptor excitations from spectral outputs of a personal light exposure measurement device.

Cao D, Barrionuevo PA

Chronobiol Int. 2014 Oct 7:1-11

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Evidence that erythropoietin modulates neuroinflammation through differential action on neurons, astrocytes and microglia.

Bond WS, Rex TS

Front Immunol. 2014 Oct 22;5:523.

Vanderbilt University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Optic Neuropathy

Exploring avian deep-brain photoreceptors and their role in activating the neuroendocrine regulation of gonadal development.

Kuenzel WJ, Kang SW, Zhou ZJ

Poultry science. 2014 Oct 20.

Yale University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

Expression and cellular localization of the mas receptor in the adult and developing mouse retina.

Prasad T, Verma A, Li Q

Mol Vis. 2014 Oct 17;20:1443-55

University of Florida - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Diabetic Retinopathy

Eye choice for acquisition of targets in alternating strabismus.

Economides JR, Adams DL, Horton JC

J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 29;34(44):14578-88

University of California, San Francisco - Physician-Scientist Award - Horton, Jonathan C / MD, PhD Departmental Grant

Keywords: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Strabismus/Amblyopia/Eye Movement Disorders

Gene augmentation for X-linked retinitis pigmentosa caused by mutations in RPGR.

Beltran WA, Cideciyan AV, Lewin AS, Hauswirth WW, Jacobson SG, Aguirre GD

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Oct 9;5(2):10:e017392

University of Florida - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retinitis Pigmentosa, Gene Research/Therapy, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Geographic atrophy and cardiovascular disease.

Smith RT

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Oct 8;55(10):6262

New York University of School of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Cardiovascular Disease

Hypothesis-independent pathway analysis implicates GABA and acetyl-CoA metabolism in primary open-angle glaucoma and normal-pressure glaucoma.

Bailey JN, Yaspan BL, Pasquale LR, Hauser MA, Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Brilliant M, Budenz DL, Christen WG, Fingert J, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Kraft P, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Liu Y, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Richards JE, Realini T, Schuman JS, Scott WK, Singh K, Sit AJ, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Zhang K, Pericak-Vance MA, Allingham RR, Weinreb RN, Haines JL, Wiggs JL

Hum Genet. 2014 Oct;133(10):1319-30

West Virginia University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Hypothesis-independent pathway analysis implicates GABA and Acetyl-CoA metabolism in primary open-angle glaucoma and normal-pressure glaucoma.

Bailey JN, Yaspan BL, Pasquale LR, Hauser MA, Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Brilliant M, Budenz DL, Christen WG, Fingert J, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Kraft P, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Liu Y, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Richards JE, Realini T, Schuman JS, Scott WK, Singh K, Sit AJ, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Zhang K, Pericak-Vance MA, Allingham RR, Weinreb RN, Haines JL, Wiggs JL

Hum Genet. 2014 Oct;133(10):1319-30

University of Michigan - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Hypothesis-independent pathway analysis implicates GABA and acetyl-CoA metabolism in primary open-angle glaucoma and normal-pressure glaucoma.

Bailey JN, Yaspan BL, Pasquale LR, Hauser MA, Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Brilliant M, Budenz DL, Christen WG, Fingert J, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Kraft P, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Liu Y, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Richards JE, Realini T, Schuman JS, Scott WK, Singh K, Sit AJ, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Zhang K, Pericak-Vance MA, Allingham RR, Weinreb RN, Haines JL, Wiggs JL

Hum Genet. 2014 Oct;133(10):1319-30

University of California, San Diego - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Hypothesis-independent pathway analysis implicates GABA and acetyl-CoA metabolism in primary open-angle glaucoma and normal-pressure glaucoma.

Bailey JN, Yaspan BL, Pasquale LR, Hauser MA, Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Brilliant M, Budenz DL, Christen WG, Fingert J, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Kraft P, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Liu Y, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Richards JE, Realini T, Schuman JS, Scott WK, Singh K, Sit AJ, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Zhang K, Pericak-Vance MA, Allingham RR, Weinreb RN, Haines JL, Wiggs JL

Hum Genet. 2014 Oct;133(10):1319-30.

University of North Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

IgG4 immunostaining and its implications in orbital inflammatory disease.

Wong AJ, Planck SR, Choi D, Harrington CA, Troxell ML, Houghton DC, Stauffer P, Wilson DJ, Grossniklaus HE, Dailey RA, Ng JD, Steele EA, Harris GJ, Czyz C, Foster JA, White VA, Dolman PJ, Kazim M, Patel PJ, Edward DP, Katan HA, Hussain HA, Selva D, Yeatts RP, Korn BS, Kikkawa DO, Rosenbaum JT

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 10;9(10):e109847.

Oregon Health & Science University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

IgG4 immunostaining and its implications in orbital inflammatory disease.

Wong AJ, Planck SR, Choi D, Harrington CA, Troxell ML, Houghton DC, Stauffer P, Wilson DJ, Grossniklaus HE, Dailey RA, Ng JD, Steele EA, Harris GJ, Czyz C, Foster JA, White VA, Dolman PJ, Kazim M, Patel PJ, Edward DP, al Katan H, al Hussain H, Selva D, Yeatts RP, Korn BS, Kikkawa DO, Rosenbaum JT

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 10;9(10):e109847

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Immune phenomena in glaucoma and conformational disorders: Why is the second eye not involved?

Kuehn MH

J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov;23(8 Suppl 1):S59-61

University of Iowa - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Induction of trabecular meshwork cells from induced pluripotent stem cells.

Ding QJ, Zhu W, Cook AC, Anfinson KR, Tucker BA, Kuehn MH

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Oct 8;55(11):7065-72

University of Iowa - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Stem Cell Research/Therapy

Intraoperative optical coherence tomography using the RESCAN 700: Preliminary results from the DISCOVER study.

Ehlers JP, Kaiser PK, Srivastava SK

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;98(10):1329-32

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award - Kaiser, Peter Kazuo / MD Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Optical Coherence Tomography

In vivo analysis of burns in a mouse model using spectroscopic optical coherence tomography.

Maher JR, Jaedicke V, Medina M, Levinson H, Selim MA, Brown WJ, Wax A

Opt Lett. 2014 Oct 1;39(19):5594-7

Duke University - Innovative Ophthalmic Research Award - Wax, Adam / PhD

Keywords: Other: Optical Coherence Tomography, Other: Spectroscopy, Other: Tissue Diagnostics

Involvement of YAP, TAZ and HSP90 in contact guidance and intercellular junction formation in corneal epithelial cells.

Raghunathan VK, Dreier B, Morgan JT, Tuyen BC, Rose BW, Reilly CM, Russell P, Murphy CJ

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 7;9(10):e109811

University of California, Davis - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Late-onset retinal degeneration caused by C1QTNF5 mutation : Sub-retinal pigment epithelium deposits and visual consequences.

Jacobson SG, Cideciyan AV, Sumaroka A, Roman AJ, Wright AF

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct 1;132(10):1252-5.

University of Pennsylvania - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Leptin and IL-6 family cytokines synergize to stimulate müller glia reprogramming and retina regeneration.

Zhao XF, Wan J, Powell C, Ramachandran R, Myers MG, Jr, Goldman D

Cell Rep. 2014 Oct 9;9(1):272-84

University of Michigan - Innovative Ophthalmic Research Award - Goldman, Daniel J / PhD

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Lessons from implementation of an intraocular lens timeout.

Lee BS, Chen PP

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Oct;40(10):1744-6.

University of Washington - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cataract

Longitudinal comparison of visual acuity as measured by the ETDRS chart and by the potential acuity meter in eyes with macular edema, and its relationship with retinal thickness and sensitivity.

Hatef E, Hanout M, Moradi A, Colantuoni E, Bittencourt M, Liu H, Sepah YJ, Ibrahim M, Do DV, Guyton DL, Nguyen QD

Eye (Lond). 2014 Oct; 28(10):1239-45

University of Nebraska - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases, Imaging

Medically reversible limbal niche dysfunction: clinical characteristics and management strategy.

Kim B, Riaz KR, Baktiari P, Chen C, Holland E, Basti S, Djalilian A

Ophthalmology 2014 Oct; 121(10):2053-8.

Northwestern University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Cornea

Medically reversible limbal stem cell disease: Clinical features and management strategies.

Kim BY, Riaz KM, Bakhtiari P, Chan CC, Welder JD, Holland EJ, Basti S, Djalilian AR

Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):2053-8

University of Illinois - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Stem Cell Research/Therapy

Moving sensory adaptation beyond suppressive effects in single neurons.

Solomon SG, Kohn A

Curr Biol. 2014 Oct 20;24(20):R1012-22

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

Mutations in pre-mRNA processing factors 3, 8, and 31 cause dysfunction of the retinal pigment epithelium.

Farkas MH, Lew DS, Sousa ME, Bujakowska K, Chatagnon J, Bhattacharya SS, Pierce EA, Nandrot EF

Am J Pathol. 2014 Oct;184(10):2641-52

Harvard Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Gene Research/Therapy, Retinitis Pigmentosa

N-acetylcysteine increases corneal endothelial cell survival in a mouse model of fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy.

Kim EC, Meng H, Jun AS

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Oct;127:20-5

Johns Hopkins University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Gene Research/Therapy

Non-invasive imaging of visual arrestin 1 and its translocation.

Berkowitz BA, Gorgis J, Patel A, Baameur F, Gurevich VV, Craft CM, Kefalov VJ, Roberts R

FASEB J. 2014 Oct 28. pii: fj.14-254953.

Wayne State University - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

Numb regulates the polarized delivery of cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels in rod photoreceptor cilia.

Ramamurthy V, Jolicoeur C, Koutroumbas D, Muhlhans J, Le YZ, Hauswirth WW, Giessl A, Cayouette M

J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 15;34(42):13976-87

University of Florida - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Ocular decompression with cotton swabs lowers intraocular pressure elevation after intravitreal injection.

Gregori NZ, Weiss MJ, Goldhardt R, Schiffman JC, Vega E, Mattis CA, Shi W, Kelley L, Hernandez V, Feuer WJ

J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov;23(8):508-12

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Glaucoma

Ocular itch relief with alcaftadine 0.25% versus olopatadine 0.2% in allergic conjunctivitis: Pooled analysis of two multicenter randomized clinical trials.

McLaurin EB, Marsico NP, Ackerman SL, Ciolino JB, Williams JM, Villanueva L, Hollander DA

Adv Ther. 2014 Oct;31(10):1059-71

Harvard Medical School - Career Development Award - Ciolino, Joseph Bowers / MD

Keyword: Other: Allergic Conjunctivitis

Ocular toxicity in BRAF mutant cutaneous melanoma patients treated with vemurafenib.

Choe CH, McArthur GA, Caro I, Kempen JH, Amaravadi RK

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;158(4):831-837.

University of Pennsylvania - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Ophthalmology residency training in Jordan: an evaluation of quality and comparison with international standards.

Al-Salem KM, al-Sarayra FA, Al-Dabaat MA, Shihadeh W, al-Salem MM, al-Salem MK, Schaal S

Int J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;7(5):898-904.

University of Louisville - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Other: international standards, Other: residency training, Other: trainees’ perspectives

Optic neuropathy secondary to spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) as related to experimental primate model.

Groth S, Mokri B, McKinney AM, Lee MS

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Oct;55:6175-6

University of Minnesota - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Optic Neuropathy

Outcomes of cataract surgery in patients with uveitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mehta S, Linton MM, Kempen JH

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;158(4):676-692.

University of Pennsylvania - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Uveitis/Infectious Diseases

Outer retinal structure after closed-globe blunt ocular trauma.

Flatter JA, Cooper RF, Dubow MJ, Pinhas A, Singh RS, Kapur R, Shah N, Walsh RD, Hong SH, Weinberg DV, Stepien KE, Wirostko WJ, Robison S, Dubra A, Rosen RB, Connor TB,Jr, Carroll J

Retina. 2014 Oct;34(10):2133-46.

Medical College of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α protects capillary pericytes in the retina.

Ding L, Cheng R, Hu Y, Takahashi Y, Jenkins AJ, Keech AC, Humphries KM, Gu X, Elliott MH, Xia X, Ma J

Am J Path 2014 Oct;184(10):2709-20.

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Diabetic Retinopathy

Platform to investigate aqueous outflow system structure and pressure-dependent motion using high-resolution spectral domain optical coherence tomography.

Hariri S, Johnstone M, Jiang Y, Padilla S, Zhou Z, Reif R, Wang RK

J Biomed Opt. 2014 Oct 1;19(10):106013.

University of Washington - Innovative Ophthalmic Research Award - Wang, Ruikang / PhD Departmental Grant

Keyword: Imaging

Prospective retinal and optic nerve vitrectomy evaluation (PROVE) study: Twelve-month findings.

Lalezary M, Shah RJ, Reddy RK, Kammer JA, Kuchtey RW, Joos KM, Cherney EF, Recchia FM, Kim SJ

Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):1983-9.

Vanderbilt University - Departmental Grant

Ranibizumab for macular telangiectasia type 2 in the absence of subretinal neovascularization.

Do DV, Bressler SB, Cassard SD, Gower EW, Tabandeh H, Jefferys JL, Bressler NM

Retina. 2014 Oct;34(10):2063-71

University of Nebraska - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Rod Photoreceptor, Other: Endocytosis, Other: electrophysiology

Rapid, accurate, and non-invasive measurement of zebrafish axial length and other eye dimensions using SD-OCT allows longitudinal analysis of myopia and emmetropization.

Collery RF, Veth KN, Dubis AM, Carroll J, Link BA

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 21;9(10):e110699.

Medical College of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Regulation of nitric oxide production by δ-opioid receptors during glaucomatous injury.

Husain S, Abdul Y, Singh S, Ahmad A, Husain M

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 17;9(10):e110397

Medical University of South Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Glaucoma, Optic Neuropathy

Reproducibility of circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer measurements using handheld optical coherence tomography in sedated children.

Avery RA, Cnaan A, Schuman JS, Chen CL, Glaug NC, Packer RJ, Quinn GE, Ishikawa H

Am.J.Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;158(4):780-7.

University of Pittsburgh - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Imaging, Pediatric

Retinal Injury, Growth Factors, and Cytokines Converge on beta-Catenin and pStat3 Signaling to Stimulate Retina Regeneration.

Wan J, Zhao XF, Vojtek A, Goldman D

Cell Rep. 2014 Oct 9;9(1):285-97

University of Michigan - Innovative Ophthalmic Research Award - Goldman, Daniel J / PhD

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Retinal macroglia changes in a triple transgenic mouse model of alzheimer's disease.

Edwards MM, Rodriguez JJ, Gutierrez-Lanza R, Yates J, Verkhratsky A, Lutty GA

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Oct;127:252-60

Johns Hopkins University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Gene Research/Therapy, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Retinal prosthetics, optogenetics, and chemical photoswitches.

Marc RE, Pfeiffer R, Jones B

ACS Chem Neuro. 2014 Oct;5(10):895-901

University of Utah - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Gene Research/Therapy, Retina/Retinal Diseases

Retrograde plasticity and differential competition of bipolar cell dendrites and axons in the developing retina.

Johnson RE, Kerschensteiner D

Curr Biol. 2014 Oct 6;24(19):2301-6

Washington University - Career Development Award - Kerschensteiner, Daniel / MD Departmental Grant

Keywords: Retina/Retinal Diseases, Other: Retinal Development

Risk Factors for Severe Neutropenia following Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy for Intra-Ocular Retinoblastoma.

Dunkel IJ, Shi W, Salvaggio K, Marr BP, Brodie SE, Gobin YP, Abramson DH

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 10;9(10):e108692.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Other: Retinoblastoma

Role of heparan sulfate proteoglycans in optic disc and stalk morphogenesis.

Cai Z, Grobe K, Zhang X

Dev Dyn. 2014 Oct;243(10):1310-6

Columbia University - Stein Professorship - Zhang, Xin / PhD Departmental Grant

Keyword: Ocular Oncology/Pterygium

Selective impairment of a subset of ran-GTP-binding domains of ran-binding protein 2 (Ranbp2) suffices to recapitulate the degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) triggered by Ranbp2 ablation.

Patil H, Saha A, Senda E, Cho KI, Haque M, Yu M, Qiu S, Yoon D, Hao Y, Peachey NS, Ferreira PA

J Biol Chem. 2014 Oct 24;289(43):29767-89

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Sphingolipids and ceramides of mouse aqueous humor: Comparative profiles from normotensive and hypertensive DBA/2J mice.

Edwards G, Aribindi K, Guerra Y, Bhattacharya SK

Biochimie. 2014 Oct;105:99-109

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Spinster homolog 2 (spns2) deficiency causes early onset progressive hearing loss.

Chen J, Ingham N, Kelly J, Jadeja S, Goulding D, Pass J, Mahajan VB, Tsang SH, Nijnik A, Jackson IJ, White JK, Forge A, Jagger D, Steel KP

PLoS Genet. 2014 Oct 30;10(10):e1004688

University of Iowa - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Gene Research/Therapy

Structural and genetic assessment of the ABCA4-associated optical gap phenotype.

Noupuu K, Lee W, Zernant J, Tsang SH, Allikmets R

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Oct 9;55(11):7217-26

Columbia University - Physician-Scientist Award - Tsang, Stephen / MD, PhD Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Surgical correction of childhood intermittent exotropia and the risk of developing mental illness.

Kilgore KP, Barraza RA, Hodge DO, McKenzie JA, Mohney BG

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;158(4):788-92

Mayo Medical School - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Strabismus/Amblyopia/Eye Movement Disorders

The cellular and molecular biology of the iris, an overlooked tissue: The iris and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma.

Borras T

J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov:S39-42.

University of North Carolina - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

The cost-effectiveness of different strategies to evaluate optic disk drusen in children.

Leon M, Hutchinson AK, Lenhart PD, Lambert SR

J AAPOS. 2014 Oct;18(5):449-52

Emory University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Optic Neuropathy, Pediatric

The first synthesis of the antiangiogenic homoisoflavanone, cremastranone.

Lee B, Basavarajappa HD, Sulaiman RS, Fei X, Seo SY, Corson TW

Org Biomol Chem. 2014 Oct 21;12(39):7673-7

Indiana University - Departmental Grant

Keywords: AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy

The ForeSeeHome device and the HOME study: A milestone in the self-detection of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Han DP

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct 1;132(10):1167-8.

Medical College of Wisconsin - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

The formation of cortical actin arrays in human trabecular meshwork cells in response to cytoskeletal disruption.

Murphy KC, Morgan JT, Wood JA, Sadeli A, Murphy CJ, Russell P

Exp Cell Res. 2014 Oct 15;328(1):164-71

University of California, Davis - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

The impact of type 1 diabetes mellitus on corneal epithelial nerve morphology and the corneal epithelium.

Cai D, Zhu M, Petroll WM, Koppaka V, Robertson DM

Am J Pathol. 2014 Oct;184(10):2662-70

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cornea, Other: Diabetes

Three-year, randomized, sham-controlled trial of dexamethasone intravitreal implant in patients with diabetic macular edema.

Boyer DS, Yoon YH, Belfort R Jr, Bandello F, Maturi RK, Augustin AJ, Li XY, Cui H, Hashad Y, Whitcup SM, Ozurdex MEAD Study Group

Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct; 121(10): 1904-14

University of Texas, Houston - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Retina/Retinal Diseases

Tissue plasminogen activator reduces the elevated intraocular pressure induced by prednisolone in sheep.

Candia OA, Gerometta RM, Danias J

Exp Eye Res. 2014 Oct 7;128C:114-116.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Glaucoma

Trendelenburg positioning with temporal approach for vitreoretinal surgery in a patient with severe kyphosis.

Afshar AR, Pongsachareonnont P, Siegner SW, Stewart JM

Eye (Lond). 2014 Oct;28(10):1261-3

University of California, San Francisco - Departmental Grant

Keywords: Cataract, Retina/Retinal Diseases, Retinal Detachment

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha mediates activation of NF-κB and JNK signaling cascades in retinal ganglion cells and astrocytes in opposite ways.

Dvoriantchikova G, Ivanov D

Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Oct;40(8):3171-8

University of Miami - Departmental Grant

Keyword: Optic Neuropathy

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