Current Research

Major Research Programs

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Alonso, J

Cortical Visual Pathways

NIH, NSF

Backus, B

Perceptual Learning about Depth in Children and Adults

NIH, NSF

Bloomfield, S

Functional Roles of Gap Junctions in Retinal Physiology and Pathology

NIH

Ciuffreda, K

Vision and Oculomotor Dysfunction in Acquired Brain Injury

DoD

Dul, M

Application of Psychophysical Models to Visual Disorders

NIH

Lee, BB

Information Processing in Retinal Ganglion Cells

NIH

McPeek, R

Neural Mechanisms Underlying Attention and Visually-Guided Actions

NIH

Reinach, P

Cornea Cell Signaling and Wound Healing

NIH, DoD

Richdale, K

Presbyopia and Contact Lenses

NIH

Sack, R

Biochemistry of Tear Film in Health and Disease

Industry

Srinivas, M

Intercellular Communication in the Visual System

NIH

Troilo, D

Visual Control of Eye Growth and Myopia

NIH

Zaidi, Q

Mechanisms of Vision - Color Vision and 3-D Perception

NIH

 

Other Areas of Ongoing Research

Rapp, J

A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of the Effect of Lutein/Zeaxanthin Supplementation on MPOD and RPE/Photoreceptor Layer Architecture in Normals

 

Private Foundation

Bass, S

Molecular Genetics of Peripapillary Pigmentary Degenerations

SIVR

Cooper, J

Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Reading Study (CITT-RS)

NIH

Duckman, R

Amblyopia Treatment Study: 15 - Increasing Patching for Amblyopia

NIH

Gundel, R

Dry Eye and Contact Lens Research

SIVR

Kruger, P

Stimuli for Accommodation

SIVR

Rosenfield, M

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

SIVR

Rutner, D

Refractive Error and Vision Therapy

SIVR

Sedgwick, H

The Effect of Visual Field Size on Depth Perception

SIVR

Sherman, J

Retinal Imaging in Health and Disease

Michael J. Fox Foundation, Industry