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October 3, 2013

October College Research Activities

Robert Ennis, a doctoral student in the Graduate Program in Vision Science, successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "The Role of Mental Representations in the Geometrical Structure of Color Similarity Judgments" on August 27, 2013.  His dissertation advisor was Dr. Qasim Zaidi.  Dr.  Ennis has secured a position as a Post-Doctorate at the lab of Karl Gegenfurtner at Justus Liebig University Giessen in Giessen, Germany.



Bade A, Boas M, Gallaway M, Mitchell GL, Scheiman M, Kulp MT, Cotter SA, Rouse M; CITT Study Group (2013) Relationship between clinical signs and symptoms of convergence insufficiency. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Sep;90(9):988-95. doi: 10.1097

Richdale K, Lam DY, Mitchell GL, Chalmers RL, Jansen ME, Kinoshita BT, Sorbara L, Wagner H. (2013) Geographic and temporal risk factors for interruptions to soft contact lens wear in young wearers.  Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2013 Oct;36(5):253-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2013.02.002. Epub 2013 Mar 15.

Rubinos C, Villone K, Mhaske PV, White TW, Srinivas M. (2013) Functional Effects of Cx50 Mutations Associated with Congenital Cataracts.  Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2013 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Thiagarajan P, Ciuffreda KJ.(2013) Visual fatigue effects on vergence dynamics in asymptomatic individuals. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2013 Aug 22. doi: 10.1111/opo.12083. [Epub ahead of print]

Troilo D. (2013) In memoriam: Josh Wallman, PhD, 1943-2012: Editorial introducing the special issue of Experimental Eye Research in tribute to Josh Wallman. Exp Eye Res. 2013 Sep;114:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2013.04.009. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

Yang Y, Wang Z, Yuang H , Wang L, Gillespie S, Wolosin JM, Bernstein A, Reinach P (2013) TRPV1 potentiates myofibroblast development. PLoS ONE (accepted for publication).

Mergler S, Derckx R, Reinach PS, Garreis F, Böhm A, Schmelzer L, Skosyrski S, Ramesh N, Abdelmessih S, Polat OK, Khajavi N, Riechardt AI. Calcium regulation by temperature-sensitive transient receptor potential channels in human uveal melanoma cells. Cell Signal. 2013 Sep 29. doi:pii: S0898-6568(13)00298-2. 10.1016/j.cellsig.2013.09.017. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24084605 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] Related citations Select item 23838019

Alves M, Fonseca EC, Alves MF, Malki LT, Arruda GV, Reinach PS, Rocha EM. Dry eye disease treatment: a systematic review of published trials and a critical appraisal of therapeutic strategies. Ocul Surf. 2013 Jul;11(3):181-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2013.02.002. Epub 2013 May 10. PMID: 23838019 [PubMed - in process] Related citations Select item 23707408

Bernardes A, Souza PC, Muniz JR, Ricci CG, Ayers SD, Parekh NM, Godoy AS, Trivella DB, Reinach P, Webb P, Skaf MS, Polikarpov I. Molecular mechanism of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α activation by WY14643: a new mode of ligand recognition and receptor stabilization. J Mol Biol. 2013 Aug 23;425(16):2878-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2013.05.010. Epub 2013 May 21. PMID: 23707408 [PubMed - in process] Related citations Select item 23391327

Paula JS, Ribeiro VR, Chahud F, Cannellini R, Monteiro TC, Gomes EC, Reinach PS, Rodrigues Mde L, Silva-Cunha A. Bevacizumab-loaded polyurethane subconjunctival implants: effects on experimental glaucoma filtration surgery. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul-Aug;29(6):566-73. doi: 10.1089/jop.2012.0136. Epub 2013 Feb 

Invited  Talks/Lectures

Stewart Bloomfield, PhD, was invited to speak at Grand Rounds on The Roles of Gap Junctions in Retinal Physiology and Pathology in the Department of Ophthalmology at Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY on September 25, 2013.

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