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Diseases
   Eye Diseases
         Retinal Diseases

Jeffrey Gidday, PhD
School of Medicine
Ophthalmology / Physiology
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Retinal Diseases
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Stroke
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
stress conditioning (hypoxia) as a neuroprotective therapeutic for retinal disease
Unique Equipment Used:
In vivo studies in mouse models of retinal degenerative diseases
Keywords Associated with Work:
EpigeneticsIntermittent hypoxiaNeuroprotectionRetinal DiseasesStroke
Last Updated: 08/16/2017

William Gordon, PhD
School of Medicine
Ophthalmology / Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Unique Equipment Used:
Vibratome 3000 with refrigeration system
Keywords Associated with Work:
Macular Degeneration
Last Updated: 01/24/2017

Minghao Jin, PhD
School of Medicine
Ophthalmology / Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Leber Congenital AmaurosisPhotoreceptor CellsPhototransductionRetinaRetinal Pigment EpitheliumRetinitis pigmentosaVisual cycle
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Retinitis
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
cis-trans-Isomerases
Unique Equipment Used:
Agilent 1100 liquid chromatographyElectroretinography (ERG)NEPA21 Electroporator
Keywords Associated with Work:
Color VisionColor Vision DefectsRetinaRetinal Cone Photoreceptor CellsRetinal DystrophiesRetinal Pigment EpitheliumRetinal Rod Photoreceptor CellsRetinoids
Last Updated: 02/21/2019

Jennifer Lentz, PhD
School of Medicine
Otorhinolaryngology / Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Hair Cells, AuditoryHair Cells, Auditory, InnerHair Cells, Auditory, OuterRetinal Rod Photoreceptor Cells
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
MicroscopyMolecular BiologyNeurophysiology
Unique Equipment Used:
ElectrophysiologyMicroscopy, Confocal
Keywords Associated with Work:
Hearing Loss, CentralHearing Loss, Noise-InducedHearing Loss, SensorineuralPresbycusisRetinal DegenerationUsher Syndromes
Last Updated: 01/24/2017

Maria Reinoso, MD
School of Medicine
Ophthalmology / LSU Eye Center
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Diabetes MellitusRetinal DiseasesVitreoretinal Surgery
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Retinal Degeneration
Unique Equipment Used:
Laser Coagulation
Keywords Associated with Work:
Retina
Last Updated: 03/10/2019