Recent Publications

UW-Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences was ranked #1 in publication productivity per faculty member in academic ophthalmology out of all ophthalmology departments in the US in 2016.

Decreased outflow facility and Schlemm’s canal defects in a mouse model of glaucoma.

Sep 21 2022

PubMed ID: 36152913 Author(s): Mavlyutov T, Kuhn M, Bilal S, De Ieso ML, Chauhan AK, Stamer WD, McDowell CM. Decreased outflow facility and Schlemm’s canal defects in a mouse model of glaucoma. Exp Eye Res.…

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Retinal vascular recovery revealed by retinal imaging following neonatal hypoxia ischemia in mice: Is there a role for tyrosine kinase receptor modulation?

Sep 15 2022

PubMed ID: 36116486 Author(s): Zafer D, Adams T, Olson E, Stenman L, Taparli O, Eickhoff J, Cengiz P, Mezu-Ndubuisi OJ. Retinal vascular recovery revealed by retinal imaging following neonatal hypoxia ischemia in mice: Is there…

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Bim Expression Modulates Branching Morphogenesis of the Epithelium and Endothelium.

Sep 14 2022

PubMed ID: 36139134 Author(s): Sorenson CM, Song YS, Wang S, Darjatmoko SR, Saghiri MA, Ranji M, Sheibani N. Bim Expression Modulates Branching Morphogenesis of the Epithelium and Endothelium. Biomolecules. 2022 Sep 14;12(9). pii: 1295. doi:…

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Incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy in a multi-ethnic US cohort: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Sep 01 2022

PubMed ID: 33741582 Author(s): Cheung N, Chee ML, Klein R, Klein BEK, Shea S, Cotch MF, Cheng CY, Wong TY. Incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy in a multi-ethnic US cohort: the multi-ethnic study of…

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The obesity paradox: Retinopathy, obesity, and circulating risk markers in youth with type 2 diabetes in the TODAY Study.

Jul 19 2022

PubMed ID: 36150365 Author(s): Levitsky LL, Drews KL, Haymond M, Glubitosi-Klug RA, Levitt Katz LE, Mititelu M, Tamborlane W, Tryggestad JB, Weinstock RS; TODAY Study Group. The obesity paradox: Retinopathy, obesity, and circulating risk markers…

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Reservoir Technique: A Novel Method for Pressure-Controlled Silicone Oil Infusion Using the Constellation Vitrectomy System.

Jun 01 2022

PubMed ID: 30681642 Author(s): Boeke PS, Altaweel MM. Reservoir Technique: A novel method for Pressure-Controlled Silicone Oil Infusion using the Constellation Vitrectomy System. Retina. 2022 Jun 1;42(6):1211-1213. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002458. PMID 30681642 Journal: Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.),…

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The pupil constriction to light is associated with cognitive measures in middle-aged and older adults.

Mar 10 2022

PubMed ID: 35267180 Author(s): Chen Y, Hetzel S, Pinto AA, Paulsen AJ, Schubert CR, Hancock LM, Klein BE, Merten N, Cruickshanks KJ. The pupil constriction to light is associated with cognitive measures in middle-aged and…

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Intraocular accommodative movements in monkeys; relationship to presbyopia.

Mar 10 2022

PubMed ID: 35283107 Author(s): Croft MA, Nork TM, Heatley G, Mcdonald JP, Katz A, Kaufman PL. Intraocular accommodative movements in monkeys; relationship to presbyopia. Exp Eye Res. 2022 Mar 10:109029. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2022.109029. [Epub ahead of…

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Association of plasma ω-3 fatty acids with early age-related macular degeneration in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

Mar 09 2022

PubMed ID: 35271555 Author(s): Karger AB, Guan W, Nomura SO, Weir NL, Klein BEK, Burke GL, Johnson WC, Tsai MY. Association of plasma ω-3 fatty acids with early age-related macular degeneration in the Multi-Ethnic Study…

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Cone photoreceptors in human stem cell-derived retinal organoids demonstrate intrinsic light responses that mimic those of primate fovea.

Mar 03 2022

PubMed ID: 35245468 Author(s): Saha A, Capowski E, Fernandez Zepeda MA, Nelson EC, Gamm DM, Sinha R. Cone photoreceptors in human stem cell-derived retinal organoids demonstrate intrinsic light responses that mimic those of primate fovea.…

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A20 Attenuates the Fibrotic Response in the Trabecular Meshwork.

Feb 09 2022

PubMed ID: 35216043 Author(s): Mzyk P, Zalog EG, McDowell CM. A20 Attenuates the Fibrotic Response in the Trabecular Meshwork. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Feb 9;23(4). pii: 1928. doi: 10.3390/ijms23041928. PMID 35216043 Journal: International Journal…

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Glaucoma Cascade Screening in a High-risk Afro-Caribbean Haitian Population: A Pilot Study.

Feb 08 2022

PubMed ID: 35131981 Author(s): Chang TC, Celestin L, Hodapp EA, Grajewski AL, Junk A, Rothman AL, Duerr ERH, Swaminathan SS, Gedde SJ, Young TL, Wiggs J, Olivier MMG, Quintanilla R, Arrieta E, Savatovsky EJ, Vanner…

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Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on Retinal Detachment: A Multicenter Experience.

Feb 07 2022

PubMed ID: 35144021 Author(s): Jung JJ, Chang JS, Oellers PR, Ali MH, Do BK, Tseng JJ, Roizenblatt R, Muni RH, Weng CY, Oakey ZB, Tsao SW, Rofagha S, Chan X; Young Retina Forum, Hoang QV.…

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pH-Responsive Polymer Nanoparticles for Efficient Delivery of Cas9 Ribonucleoprotein With or Without Donor DNA.

Feb 04 2022

PubMed ID: 35119139 Author(s): Xie R, Wang X, Wang Y, Ye M, Zhao Y, Yandell BS, Gong S. pH-Responsive Polymer Nanoparticles for Efficient Delivery of Cas9 Ribonucleoprotein With or Without Donor DNA. Adv Mater. 2022…

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Consensus Recommendation for Mouse Models of Ocular Hypertension to Study Aqueous Humor Outflow and Its Mechanisms.

Feb 01 2022

PubMed ID: 35129590 Author(s): McDowell CM, Kizhatil K, Elliott MH, Overby DR, van Batenburg-Sherwood J, Millar JC, Kuehn MH, Zode G, Acott TS, Anderson MG, Bhattacharya SK, Bertrand JA, Borras T, Bovenkamp DE, Cheng L,…

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Ultrasound-activable piezoelectric membranes for accelerating wound healing.

Feb 01 2022

PubMed ID: 34919105 Author(s): Shi X, Chen Y, Zhao Y, Ye M, Zhang S, Gong S. Ultrasound-activable piezoelectric membranes for accelerating wound healing. Biomater Sci. 2022 Feb 1;10(3):692-701. doi: 10.1039/d1bm01062j. PMID 34919105 Journal: Biomaterials Science,…

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Bim Expression Promotes the Clearance of Mononuclear Phagocytes during Choroidal Neovascularization, Mitigating Scar Formation in Mice.

Jan 29 2022

PubMed ID: 35207495 Author(s): Wang S, Zaitoun IS, Darjatmoko SR, Sheibani N, Sorenson CM. Bim Expression Promotes the Clearance of Mononuclear Phagocytes during Choroidal Neovascularization, Mitigating Scar Formation in Mice. Life (Basel). 2022 Jan 29;12(2).…

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Cone photoreceptors in human stem cell-derived retinal organoids demonstrate intrinsic light responses that mimic those of primate fovea.

Jan 25 2022

PubMed ID: 35104442 Author(s): Saha A, Capowski E, Fernandez Zepeda MA, Nelson EC, Gamm DM, Sinha R. Cone photoreceptors in human stem cell-derived retinal organoids demonstrate intrinsic light responses that mimic those of primate fovea.…

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Pathogenesis of glaucoma: Extracellular matrix dysfunction in the trabecular meshwork-A review.

Jan 17 2022

PubMed ID: 35037377 Author(s): Keller KE, Peters DM. Pathogenesis of glaucoma: Extracellular matrix dysfunction in the trabecular meshwork-A review. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2022 Jan 17. doi: 10.1111/ceo.14027. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID 35037377 Journal:…

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A mutation in transmembrane protein 135 impairs lipid metabolism in mouse eyecups.

Jan 14 2022

PubMed ID: 35031662 Author(s): Landowski M, Bhute VJ, Takimoto T, Grindel S, Shahi PK, Pattnaik BR, Ikeda S, Ikeda A. A mutation in transmembrane protein 135 impairs lipid metabolism in mouse eyecups. Sci Rep. 2022…

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Analysis of Health System Size and Variability in Diabetic Eye Disease Screening in Wisconsin.

Jan 04 2022

PubMed ID: 35040971 Author(s): Lock LJ, Banghart M, Channa R, Smith MA, Brennan MB, Torres Diaz A, Liu Y. Analysis of Health System Size and Variability in Diabetic Eye Disease Screening in Wisconsin. JAMA Netw…

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Comparison of ETDRS 7-Field to 4-Widefield Digital Imaging in the Evaluation of Diabetic Retinopathy Severity.

Jan 03 2022

PubMed ID: 35015059 Author(s): Blodi BA, Domalpally A, Tjaden AH, Barrett N, Chew EY, Knowler WC, Lee CG, Pi-Sunyer X, Wallia A, White NH, Temprosa M. Comparison of ETDRS 7-Field to 4-Widefield Digital Imaging in…

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Correction of non-uniform angular velocity and sub-pixel jitter in optical scanning.

Jan 03 2022

PubMed ID: 35201185 Author(s): Kowalski B, Akondi V, Dubra A. Correction of non-uniform angular velocity and sub-pixel jitter in optical scanning. Opt Express. 2022 Jan 3;30(1):112-124. doi: 10.1364/OE.446162. PMID 35201185 Journal: Optics Express, Volume 30,…

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OCT Signs of Early Atrophy in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Interreader Agreement: Classification of Atrophy Meetings Report 6.

Jan 01 2022

PubMed ID: 33766801 Author(s): Wu Z, Pfau M, Blodi BA, Holz FG, Jaffe GJ, Liakopoulos S, Sadda SR, Staurenghi G, Bjelopera E, Brown T, Chang P, Choong J, Corradetti G, Corvi F, Domalpally A, Hurtenbach…

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Evaluation of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness as a possible measure of diabetic retinal neurodegeneration in the EPIC-Norfolk Eye Study.

Dec 24 2021

PubMed ID: 34952836 Author(s): Zafar S, Staggers KA, Gao J, Liu Y, Patel PJ, Foster PJ, Frankfort BJ, Abramoff M, Minard CG, Warwick A, Khawaja AP, Channa R. Evaluation of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness…

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Dynamic wavefront distortion in resonant scanners.

Dec 20 2021

PubMed ID: 35201107 Author(s): Akondi V, Kowalski B, Dubra A. Dynamic wavefront distortion in resonant scanners. Appl Opt. 2021 Dec 20;60(36):11189-11195. doi: 10.1364/AO.443972. PMID 35201107 Journal: Applied Optics, Volume 60, Issue 36, Dec 2021 Dynamic…

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Pediatric Diabetic Retinopathy: Updates in Prevalence, Risk Factors, Screening, and Management.

Dec 13 2021

PubMed ID: 34902076 Author(s): Lin T, Gubitosi-Klug RA, Channa R, Wolf RM. Pediatric Diabetic Retinopathy: Updates in Prevalence, Risk Factors, Screening, and Management. Curr Diab Rep. 2021 Dec 13;21(12):56. doi: 10.1007/s11892-021-01436-x. Review. PMID 34902076 Journal:…

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Injectable Hydrogel Capable of In Situ Covalent Crosslinking for Permanent Embolization.

Dec 08 2021

PubMed ID: 34806359 Author(s): Xie R, Chen YC, Zhao Y, Yodsanit N, Wang Y, Yamamoto N, Yamanouchi D, Gong S. Injectable Hydrogel Capable of In Situ Covalent Crosslinking for Permanent Embolization. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces.…

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SCORE2 Report 17: Macular thickness fluctuations in anti-VEGF-treated patients with central or hemiretinal vein occlusion.

Nov 29 2021

PubMed ID: 34842984 Author(s): Scott IU, Oden NL, VanVeldhuisen PC, Ip MS, Blodi BA; SCORE2 Investigator Group. SCORE2 Report 17: Macular thickness fluctuations in anti-VEGF-treated patients with central or hemiretinal vein occlusion. Graefes Arch Clin…

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Dendro-somatic synaptic inputs to ganglion cells contradict receptive field and connectivity conventions in the mammalian retina.

Nov 18 2021

PubMed ID: 34822767 Author(s): Grimes WN, Sedlacek M, Musgrove M, Nath A, Tian H, Hoon M, Rieke F, Singer JH, Diamond JS. Dendro-somatic synaptic inputs to ganglion cells contradict receptive field and connectivity conventions in…

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