Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the Eye Institute

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

vision scientists at the eye institute

Vision Science Faculty

Pictured left to right: Dan Lipinski, MSc, DPhil; Ross Collery, PhD; Joseph C. Besharse, PhD; Joseph Carroll, PhD; Iris Kassem, MD, PhD

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Joseph Besharse, PhD, FARVO

Marjorie & Joseph Heil Professor in Ophthalmology Research Director, the Eye Institute

jbeshars@mcw.edu

(414) 955-8063

Cellular and molecular basis of circadian rhythmicity; the cellular basis of membrane turnover in retinal photoreceptors

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Joseph Carroll, PhD

Richard O. Schultz, MD / Ruth Works Professor of Ophthalmology Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Biophysics, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy Director, Advanced Ocular Imaging Program

jcarroll@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2052

High-resolution retinal imaging & structure-function relationships in the human retina

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Ross Collery, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

rcollery@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2052

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Iris S. Kassem, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy

ikassem@mcw.edu

(414) 607-5280

Amblyopia, pediatric cataracts, pediatric eye trauma, retinopathy of prematurity, strabismus

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Daniel Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

dlipinski@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2062

Recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV)-mediated gene therapy, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal disease (e.g., Retinitis pigmentosa), age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Vision Research Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin

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Edgar A. DeYoe, PhD

Principal Investigator; Professor, Department of Radiology; Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy; Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics; Graduate Faculty, Programs in Cell & Developmental Biology, Neuroscience and Biophysics; Section of Imaging Research, Division of Imaging Sciences

deyoe@mcw.edu

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Elena Semina, PhD

Professor and Chair, Division of Developmental Biology

esemina@mcw.edu

Adjunct Professors

Murray H. Brilliant, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, and Director of the Center for Human Genetics (at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation)

Alfredo Dubra, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology (at Stanford University)

Janis T. Eells, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Neurology, and Professor of Biomedical Sciences (at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Dana Merriman, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, and Professor of Biology, Physiology and Neuroscience (at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)

William J. O'Brien, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Hao Zhang, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering (at Northwestern University)

 

Emeritus Professor

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Janice M. Burke, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology