Intellectual & Research Community

In addition to our colleagues and the intellectual community at the Jackson Laboratory, we have close interactions with a diverse set of external collaborators. This page presents a sample of our key clinical and research collaborators.  Collaborations change dynamically along with research.  As such, this is not a complete list of collaborators over time.

Genetics & Genomics of Human Disease/Modeling Human Variants in Mice

Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, Tunisia 
Mounira Hmani Aifa, Ph.D., Associate Researcher on Human Genetics, Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax.  genetics & mechanisms of microphthalmia

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Gregg Hannon, Ph.D., Professor, HHMI Investigator. sequencing, various forms of glaucoma
Emily Hodges, Ph.D., Research Investigator. sequencing, various forms of glaucoma

Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
Andrew Orr, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology. exfoliation glaucoma, other forms of glaucoma/ocular disease

Duke University
Rand Allingham, M.D., Chief, Glaucoma Service. open-angle glaucoma
Mike Hauser, Ph.D., Associate Professor. open-angle glaucoma
Terri Young, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology & Pediatrics. congenital glaucoma & microphthalmia

Harvard University & School of Medicine/Affiliates
Joan Miller, M.D., Henry Willard Williams Professor of Ophthalmology; Chief of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary & Massachusetts General Hospital; Chair, Department of Ophthalmology Harvard Medical School. genetic & molecular mechanisms of glaucoma and AMD
Louis Pasquale, M.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Director, of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Glaucoma Services. open-angle glaucoma
Janey Wiggs, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary & Harvard Medical School. open-angle glaucoma

Lions Eye Institute/COVS, Perth, Australia
Alex Hewitt, Ph.D., Research Fellow. various forms of glaucoma
David A. Mackey, M.D., Managing Director LEI, Associate Professor University of Western Australia. various forms of glaucoma

Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, England
Ananth Viswanathan, M.D., Ph.D., Consultant Surgeon. open-angle glaucoma

Oregon Health Sciences University
Mary Wirtz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. open-angle glaucoma

Singapore Eye Institute
Tin Aung, Ph.D., Deputy Director. closed-angle glaucoma & other glaucomas
Eranga Nishanthie Vithana, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Experimental & Basic Sciences. closed-angle glaucoma & other glaucomas.

Universite Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Canada
Vincent Raymond, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Professor. open-angle glaucoma, protective modifier genes

University of Iowa
John Fingert, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Genetics. developmental & open-angle glaucoma
Val Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Ophthalmology.  developmental & open-angle glaucoma

University of Paris, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Hopital Lariboisiere
Elisabeth Tournier Lasserve, M.D. Professor of Genetics. porencephaly & hemmorhagic stroke

University of San Martin de Porres, Peru
Ricardo Fujita, Ph.D., Professor at Institute for Genetics & Molecular Biology. open-angle glaucoma
Maria Guevara, MsC., Biologist at Institute for Genetics & Molecular Biology.  open-angle glaucoma

University of Tasmania, Australia
Jamie Craig, Ph.D. Associate Professor. various forms of glaucoma

Neurobiology of Glaucoma

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami
Richard Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. imaging, molecular mechanisms
Vittorio Porciatti, D.Sc., Research Professor of Ophthalmology, Director & Vice Chairman of Research Faculty, Neuroscience Program. Electrophysiology, molecular mechanisms, neuroprotection

Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales
James Morgan, Ph.D., Professor of Opthalmology. cell biology, molecular mechanisms, inducible models
Paul Morgan, Ph.D., M.D., Dean of Medicine. complement pathway

Harvard University School of Medicine
Meredith Gregory (Schepens Eye Institute), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. roles of fas & other molecular mechanisms, immunology of glaucoma
Tatjana Jakobs (MEEI), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. astrocytes in the optic nerve head & roles of complement
Bruce Ksander (Schepens Eye Institute), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. roles of fas & other molecular mechanisms, immunology of glaucoma
Richard Masland (MEEI), Ph.D., David Glendenning Cogan Professor of Ophthalmology. astrocytes in the optic nerve head & roles of complement
Beth Stevens (Children's Hospital), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology. complement pathway

Stanford University
Ben Barres, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology & Developmental Biology. roles complement system

University of California, San Diego
Mark Ellisman, Ph.D., Director of the National Center for Microscopy & Imaging Research (NCMIR), Professor of Neurosciences & Bioengineering. astrocytes & glaucoma

University of Louisville
Maureen McCall, Ph.D., Professor in Department of Phsycological & Brain Sciences. electrophysiology, molecular mechanisms

University of Northern Texas
Abbot Clark, Ph.D., Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy. inducible models, effects of radiation, genomics/molecular mechanisms
Thomas Yorio, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs & Research. inducible models, effects of radiation, molecular mechanisms

University of Rochester
Richard Libby, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology. molecular mechanisms, axon degeneration pathways

University of Utah
David Krizaj, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. molecular mechanisms

University of Wisconsin
Robert Nickells, Ph.D., Professor in Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. molecular mechanisms

Genetics/Ocular Physiology of IOP Elevation & Glaucoma

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami
Wei Li, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. mechanisms of closed-angle glaucoma

Harvard University School of Medicine
Meredith Gregory (Schepens Eye Institute), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. immunology of IOP elevation
Bruce Ksander (Schepens Eye Institute), Ph.D. Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. immunology of IOP elevation
Richard Maas (Brigham & Women's Hospital, Division of Genetics), M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine. TDRD7, RNA granules, pediatric cataract & glaucoma

Imperial College, London, England
Ross Ethier, Ph.D., Head of Department of Bioengineering. mechanisms aqeuous humor drainage
Darryl Overby, Ph.D., Lecturer. mechanisms aqeuous humor drainage

Medical College of Wisconsin
Brian Link, Ph.D., Professor in Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy. modeling mechanisms in zebrafish

Medical Research Council, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sally Cross, Ph.D., Investigator Scientist. roles of LMX1B, mouse models of ocular disease
Ian Jackson,Ph.D., Professor & Joint Head of Medical & Developmental Genetics. mouse models of ocular disease

Tufts University School of Medicine
Jeffrey Marchant, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Cellular Biology. mechanisms aqueous humor drainage, microanatmoy of Schlemm's canal

University of California, San Francisco
Douglas Gould, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Anatomy. collagen disturbances, molecular mechanisms of glaucoma & AMD

University of Iowa
Michael Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. genetics & molecular mechanisms

Implantable Devices

Purdue University
William Chappell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Pedro P. Irazoqui, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

 









 

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