Our Researchers

Our researchers are dedicated to saving sight through discovery. As one of the leading research institutions for glaucoma and other blinding diseases, we are proud that our work impacts so many.

Leaders in vision research.

Neal P. Barney, MD

Neal P. Barney, MD

Professor

Neal P. Barney
Barbara A. Blodi, MD

Barbara A. Blodi, MD

Professor, Medical Director of the Fundus Photograph Reading Center and Clinical Trials Unit

Barbara A. Blodi
Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD

Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD

Dr. John Doolittle Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Co-Chair International Ophthalmology Committee

Yasmin S. Bradfield
Curtis R. Brandt, PhD, FARVO

Curtis R. Brandt, PhD, FARVO

UW Medical Foundation Professor; Vice Chair of Research

Curtis R. Brandt
Cat N. Burkat, MD, FACS

Cat N. Burkat, MD, FACS

Professor, ASOPRS Fellowship Faculty, Co-Chair International Ophthalmology Committee

Cat N. Burkat
Yanjun (Judy) Chen, MD, PhD

Yanjun (Judy) Chen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Yanjun (Judy) Chen
Karen J. Cruickshanks, PhD

Karen J. Cruickshanks, PhD

Professor

Karen J. Cruickshanks

Juliana Falero-Perez

Research Assistant

Juliana Falero-Perez
David M. Gamm, MD, PhD

David M. Gamm, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

David M. Gamm
Justin L. Gottlieb, MD

Justin L. Gottlieb, MD

Professor

Justin L. Gottlieb
James N. Ver Hoeve, MS, PhD

James N. Ver Hoeve, MS, PhD

Senior Scientist

James N. Ver Hoeve
Mrinalini Hoon, PhD

Mrinalini Hoon, PhD

Assistant Professor

Mrinalini Hoon
Ronald E. Kalil, PhD

Ronald E. Kalil, PhD

Professor

Ronald E. Kalil
Paul L. Kaufman, MD

Paul L. Kaufman, MD

Ernst H. Bárány Professor of Ocular Pharmacology, Department Chair Emeritus

Paul L. Kaufman

Will Kelly

University Services Program Associate

kelly@epi.ophth.wisc.edu

608-263-0280

Will Kelly
Barbara E. K. Klein, MD, MPH

Barbara E. K. Klein, MD, MPH

Professor

Barbara E. K. Klein
Ronald Klein, MD, MPH

Ronald Klein, MD, MPH

Professor

Ronald Klein

Sarah Lamartina

Research Specialist

Sarah Lamartina
Yao Liu, MD

Yao Liu, MD

Assistant Professor

Yao Liu
Mark J. Lucarelli, MD, FACS

Mark J. Lucarelli, MD, FACS

Program Director, Richard K. Dortzbach Professor of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery

Mark J. Lucarelli
Julie A. Mares, PhD, MSPH

Julie A. Mares, PhD, MSPH

Professor

Julie A. Mares
Gillian McLellan, PhD, BVMS

Gillian McLellan, PhD, BVMS

Gillian McLellan
Mihai Mititelu, MD, MPH

Mihai Mititelu, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Mihai Mititelu
Robert W. Nickells, PhD

Robert W. Nickells, PhD

Professor

Robert W. Nickells
T. Michael Nork, MD, MS, FARVO

T. Michael Nork, MD, MS, FARVO

Professor

T. Michael Nork
Nader Sheibani, PhD

Nader Sheibani, PhD

Professor

Nader Sheibani
Raunak Sinha, PhD

Raunak Sinha, PhD

Assistant Professor

Raunak Sinha
Kimberly E. Stepien, MD

Kimberly E. Stepien, MD

Associate Professor; Director of the Adult Inherited Retinal Degeneration Clinic; Co-Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs; Co-Director of Ocular Genetics Program

Kimberly E. Stepien
Michael C. Struck, MD

Michael C. Struck, MD

Professor

Michael C. Struck

Christina Thomas-Virnig, PhD

Translational Research Facilitator

Christina Thomas-Virnig
Terri L. Young, MD, MBA

Terri L. Young, MD, MBA

Peter A. Duehr Professor of Ophthalmology, Pediatrics and Medical Genetics; Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Terri L. Young