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.

Association between Dietary Xanthophyll (Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Intake and Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Oct 01 2017 // Lin H, Mares JA, LaMonte MJ, Brady WE, Sahli MW, Klein R, Klein BEK, Nie J, Millen AE. Association between Dietary Xanthophyll (Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Intake and Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Atherosclerosis Risk in… Read More

Association between Dietary Xanthophyll (Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Intake and Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Genetically Determined Plasma Lipid Levels and Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy: A Mendelian Randomization Study

Sep 26 2017 // Sobrin L, Chong YH, Fan Q, Gan A, Stanwyck LK, Kaidonis G, Craig JE, Kim J, Liao WL, Huang YC, Lee WJ, Hung YJ, Guo X, Hai Y, Ipp E, Pollack S, Hancock H, Price… Read More

Genetically Determined Plasma Lipid Levels and Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy: A Mendelian Randomization Study

Prophylactic Pre-Operative Laser Retinopexy Does Not Reduce the Occurrence of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Complications in Macular Surgery

Sep 20 2017 // Garg A, Chang JS, Tosi GM, Esposti P, Chen RW, Horowitz J, Hoang QV, Schiff WM, Barile GR, Chang S. Prophylactic Pre-Operative Laser Retinopexy Does Not Reduce the Occurrence of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Complications in Macular… Read More

Prophylactic Pre-Operative Laser Retinopexy Does Not Reduce the Occurrence of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Complications in Macular Surgery

Role of the Sigma-1 Receptor Chaperone in Rod and Cone Photoreceptor Degenerations in a Mouse Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Sep 19 2017 // Yang H, Fu Y, Liu X, Shahi PK, Mavlyutov TA, Li J, Yao A, Guo SZ, Pattnaik BR, Guo LW. Role of the Sigma-1 Receptor Chaperone in Rod and Cone Photoreceptor Degenerations in a Mouse… Read More

Role of the Sigma-1 Receptor Chaperone in Rod and Cone Photoreceptor Degenerations in a Mouse Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Bcl-2 expression is Essential for Development and Normal Physiological Properties of Tooth Hard Tissue and Saliva Production

Sep 15 2017 // Saghiri MA, Asatourian A, Gurel Z, Sorenson CM, Sheibani N. Bcl-2 expression is Essential for Development and Normal Physiological Properties of Tooth Hard Tissue and Saliva Production. Experimental Cell Research. 2017 Sep 15;358(2):94-100. Read More

Bcl-2 expression is Essential for Development and Normal Physiological Properties of Tooth Hard Tissue and Saliva Production

Early Age-related Macular Degeneration with Cardiovascular and Renal Comorbidities: An Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2008

Sep 11 2017 // Cheng Q, Saaddine JB, Klein R, Rothenberg R, Chou CF, Il’yasova D. Early Age-related Macular Degeneration with Cardiovascular and Renal Comorbidities: An Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2008. Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 2017… Read More

Early Age-related Macular Degeneration with Cardiovascular and Renal Comorbidities: An Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2008

Live-Cell Imaging to Measure BAX Recruitment Kinetics to Mitochondria During Apoptosis

Sep 07 2017 // Maes ME, Schlamp CL, Nickells RW. Live-Cell Imaging to Measure BAX Recruitment Kinetics to Mitochondria During Apoptosis. Public Library of Science One. 2017 Sep 7;12(9):e0184434. Read More

Live-Cell Imaging to Measure BAX Recruitment Kinetics to Mitochondria During Apoptosis

Abnormal Electroretinogram after Kir7.1 Channel Suppression Suggests Role in Retinal Electrophysiology

Sep 06 2017 // Shahi PK, Liu X, Aul B, Moyer A, Pattnaik A, Denton J, Pillers DM, Pattnaik BR. Abnormal Electroretinogram after Kir7.1 Channel Suppression Suggests Role in Retinal Electrophysiology. Scientific Reports. 2017 Sep 6;7(1):10651. Read More

Abnormal Electroretinogram after Kir7.1 Channel Suppression Suggests Role in Retinal Electrophysiology

Drusen in Patient-Derived hiPSC-RPE Models of Macular Dystrophies

Sep 06 2017 // Galloway CA, Dalvi S, Hung SSC, MacDonald LA, Latchney LR, Wong RCB, Guymer RH, Mackey DA, Williams DS, Chung MM, Gamm DM, Pébay A, Hewitt AW, Singh R. Drusen in Patient-Derived hiPSC-RPE Models of Macular… Read More

Drusen in Patient-Derived hiPSC-RPE Models of Macular Dystrophies

A 3-Month Safety and Efficacy Study of Travoprost 0.004% Ophthalmic Solution Comparedwith Timolol in Pediatric Patients with Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

Sep 05 2017 // Dixon ER, Landry T, Venkataraman S, Gustafson N, Salem C, Bradfield Y, Aljasim LA, Feldman R. A 3-Month Safety and Efficacy Study of Travoprost 0.004% Ophthalmic Solution Compared with Timolol in Pediatric Patients with Glaucoma… Read More

A 3-Month Safety and Efficacy Study of Travoprost 0.004% Ophthalmic Solution Comparedwith Timolol in Pediatric Patients with Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

Five-Year Progression of Unilateral Age-Related Macular Degeneration to Bilateral Involvement: The Three Continent AMD Consortium report

Sep 01 2017 // Joachim N, Colijn JM, Kifley A, Lee KE, Buitendijk GHS, Klein BEK, Myers CE, Meuer SM, Tan AG, Holliday EG, Attia J, Liew G, Iyengar SK, de Jong PTVM, Hofman A, Vingerling JR, Mitchell P,… Read More

Five-Year Progression of Unilateral Age-Related Macular Degeneration to Bilateral Involvement: The Three Continent AMD Consortium report

Oxytocin (OXT)-Stimulated Inhibition of Kir7.1 Activity is Through PIP(2)-Dependent Ca(2+) Response of the Oxytocin Receptor in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Vitro

Sep 01 2017 // York N, Halbach P, Chiu MA, Bird IM, Pillers DM, Pattnaik BR. Oxytocin (OXT)-Stimulated Inhibition of Kir7.1 Activity is Through PIP(2)-Dependent Ca(2+) Response of the Oxytocin Receptor in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Vitro. Cell Signal.… Read More

Oxytocin (OXT)-Stimulated Inhibition of Kir7.1 Activity is Through PIP(2)-Dependent Ca(2+) Response of the Oxytocin Receptor in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Vitro

Re:“Conjunctiva-Sparing Posterior Ptosis Surgery: A Novel Approach”

Sep 01 2017 // Kikkawa DO, Lucarelli MJ. Re:“Conjunctiva-Sparing Posterior Ptosis Surgery: A Novel Approach”. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2017 Sep 1;33(5):391. Read More

Re:“Conjunctiva-Sparing Posterior Ptosis Surgery: A Novel Approach”

The Relationship of Serum Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products (sRAGE) and Carboxymethyl Lysine (CML) to the Incidence of Diabetic Nephropathy in Persons With Type 1 Diabetes

Sep 01 2017 // Klein R, Horak K, Lee KE, Danforth L, Cruickshanks KJ, Tsai MY, Gangnon RE, Klein BEK. The Relationship of Serum Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products (sRAGE) and Carboxymethyl Lysine (CML) to the Incidence… Read More

The Relationship of Serum Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products (sRAGE) and Carboxymethyl Lysine (CML) to the Incidence of Diabetic Nephropathy in Persons With Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetic Eye Screening: Knowledge and Perspectives from Providers and Patients

Aug 31 2017 // Liu Y, Swearingen R. Diabetic Eye Screening: Knowledge and Perspectives from Providers and Patients. Current Diabetes Reports. 2017 Aug 31; 17(10):94. Read More

Diabetic Eye Screening: Knowledge and Perspectives from Providers and Patients

Potential Independent Action of Sigma Receptor Ligands Through Inhibition of the Kv2

Aug 29 2017 // Liu X, Fu Y, Yang H, Mavlyutov T, Li J, McCurdy CR, Guo LW, Pattnaik BR. Potential Independent Action of Sigma Receptor Ligands Through Inhibition of the Kv2. 1 channel. Oncotarget. 2017 Aug 29;8(35):59345. Read More

Potential Independent Action of Sigma Receptor Ligands Through Inhibition of the Kv2

OCT-Angiography and Ultra-Widefield Fluorescein Angiography for Early Detection of Adolescent Sickle Retinopathy

Aug 28 2017 // Pahl DA, Green NS, Bhatia M, Lee MT, Chang JS, Licursi M, Briamonte C, Smilow E, Chen RWS. OCT-Angiography and Ultra-Widefield Fluorescein Angiography for Early Detection of Adolescent Sickle Retinopathy. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2017… Read More

OCT-Angiography and Ultra-Widefield Fluorescein Angiography for Early Detection of Adolescent Sickle Retinopathy

Association of Skin Intrinsic Fluorescence with Retinal Microvascular Complications of Long Term Type 1 Diabetes in the Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy

Aug 24 2017 // Klein BEK, Horak KL, Maynard JD, Lee KE, Klein R. Association of Skin Intrinsic Fluorescence with Retinal Microvascular Complications of Long Term Type 1 Diabetes in the Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy. Ophthalmic Epidemiology.… Read More

Association of Skin Intrinsic Fluorescence with Retinal Microvascular Complications of Long Term Type 1 Diabetes in the Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy

Shiftwork and the Retinal Vasculature Diameters Among Police Officers

Aug 17 2017 // Charles LE, Gu JK, Ma CC, Grady LM, Mnatsakanova A, Andrew ME, Fekedulegn D, Violanti JM, Klein R. Shiftwork and the Retinal Vasculature Diameters Among Police Officers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2017 Aug… Read More

Shiftwork and the Retinal Vasculature Diameters Among Police Officers

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Metformin in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes (REMOVAL): A Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Aug 05 2017 // Petrie JR, Chaturvedi N, Ford I, Brouwers MCGJ, Greenlaw N, Tillin T, Hramiak I, Hughes AD, Jenkins AJ, Klein BEK, Klein R, Ooi TC, Rossing P, Stehouwer CDA, Sattar N, Colhoun HM; REMOVAL Study Group.… Read More

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Metformin in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes (REMOVAL): A Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled Trial