Azar, Dimitri

M.D., American University of Beirut
Billie Alexander Field Chair of Ophthamologic Research, Professor and Department Head
dazar@uic.edu   996-6590

Research Interests
Vision Science, Neuroscience,

Research Description

Corneal wound healing and matrix metalloproteinase.

 

Pepperberg, David R.

Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthamology & Visual Sciences, Physiology & Biophysics, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
davipepp@uic.edu   996-4262

Research Interests
Vision Science, Neuroscience,

Research Description

Development of nanoscale neuromodulating platforms as a therapy for retinal degenerative diseases.

Retinal electryphysiology and biochemistry.

 

Qian, Haohua

Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthamology and Vision Sciences
hqian@uic.edu   413-7347

Research Interests
Vision Science, Neuroscience, Signal Transduction and Cell Signaling

Research Description

Cellular and molecular basis of signal processing in the retina.

 

Shahidi, Mahnaz

Ph.D.
Professor, Ophthamology & Visual Sciences and Bioengineering
mahnshah@uic.edu   413-7364

Research Interests
Bio-imaging, Vision Science,

Research Description

Development of optical imaging systems for quantitative assesment of eye diseases.

 

Shukla, Deepak

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Microbiology & Immunology
dshukla@uic.edu   312-355-0908

Research Interests
Virology, Host-Pathogen Biology, Vision science

Research Description

Molecular basis for viral entry; mouse model for ocular herpes

 

Yue, Beatrice

Ph.D.
Professor, Ophthamology and Visual Sciences
beatyue@uic.edu   996-6125

Research Interests
Gene Regulation, Vision Science,

Research Description

Biochemical and molecular basis of keratoconus; studies of glaucoma genes.

 

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