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2021 Charles D. Kelman, MD Postdoctoral Scholar

MARCUS J. HOOPER, PhD PROJECT TITLE: CRISPR-mediated Müller glial reprogramming Dr. Hooper received his undergraduate degree in chemistry and biology from Eastern Washington University, and then completed his PhD at University of Florida in chemistry and biology.  A postdoctoral fellowship followed from University of Washington in Seattle.  Dr. Hooper’s research interests have focused on preventing, […]

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Oxidative Stress Resistance 1 Gene Therapy Retards Neurodegeneration in the rd1 Mutant Mouse Model of Retinopathy

Authors:   Bhubanananda Sahu; Laura Moreno Leon; Wei Zhang; Nikita Puranik; Ramesh Periasamy; Hemant Khanna; Michael Volkert. Investigative Ophgthalmology & Visual Science September 2021, Vol.62, 8. ABSTRACT Purpose:  Oxidative stress is a major factor underlying many neurodegenerative diseases.  However, antioxidant therapy has had mixed results, possibly because of its indiscriminate activity.  The purpose of this study […]

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2020 Charles D. Kelman, MD Postdoctoral Scholar

PROJECT TITLE: Quality control of photoreceptor outer segment proteome Dr. Shinde received his Masters degree in Biotechnology from University of Mumbai, India.  He then completed his PhD at the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, India under the supervision of Maddika Subba Reddy, PhD, where his dissertation focused on characterization of the functional role […]

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