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Section Board for 'Ophthalmology' (39)

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Prof. Dr. Margaret M. DeAngelis
Section Editor-in-Chief
Ross Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
Interests: clinical trials; epigenetics; genomics; angiogenesis; personalized and precision medicine; metabolomics; proteomics; gene expression; extracellular RNA; disease mechanism; induced pluripotent stem cells; primary cell lines; organoids; imaging; phenotyping; in vivo and in vitro models of AMD; AMD and diseases with overlapping pathophysiology; big data
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Dr. Gilda L. Cennamo
Eye Clinic, Public Health Department, University's of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: Retina disease; Oct; Octa; Bulbar ecography; Choroidal tumor
Dr. Maria Dolores Pinazo-Duran
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1. Director of the Ophthalmic Research Unit “Santiago Grisolía”/FISABIO, Valencia, Spain
2. Professor of Ophthalmology at the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Odontology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
3. Member of the Research Group on Cellular and Molecular Ophthalmo-Biology of the University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
4. Member of the Spanish Net of Ophthalmic Research “OFTARED” RD16/0008/0022, of the Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Interests: clinical research; experimental research; glaucoma; diabetic retinopathy; nutrition; molecular ophthalmology; eye health
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Dr. Cosimo Mazzotta
1. Departmental Ophthalmology Unit and USL Toscana Sud-Est, 53100 Siena, Italy
2. Post Graduate Ophthalmology School, Siena University, 53100 Siena, Italy
3. Siena Crosslinking Center, Via Sandro Pertini 7, 53100 Siena, Italy.
Interests: ophthalmology; corneal pathology; keratoconus; corneal surgery
Dr. Maddalena De Bernardo
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, “Scuola Medica Salernitana” University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Interests: ocular ultrasonography; retina; cataract; optic nerve
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Prof. Dr. Kazutaka Kamiya
Visual Physiology, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Kanagawa 252-0373, Japan
Interests: refractive surgery; phakic IOL; astigmatism; keratoconus; corneal cross-linking
Prof. Dr. Luca Cimino
Ocular Immunology Unit, Azienda USL-IRCCS di Reggio Emilia, 42123 Reggio Emilia, Italy
Interests: uveitis; ocular tuberculosis; choroiditis; giant cell arteritis
Prof. Dr. Stephen Andrew Vernon
1. Ophthalmology Lead for Health Harmonie, Nottingham, UK
2. BMI Park Hospital, Nottingham, UK
Interests: glaucoma; cataract surgery; neuro-ophthalmology
Prof. Dr. Marie N Delyfer
1. Ophthalmology, Medical and Surgical Retina Unit, Ophthalmology Department, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
2. Team "Lifelong Exposures, Health and Aging" (LEHA), Inserm U1219- Bordeaux Population Health Research Center, ISPED-University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Interests: retina; diabetic retinopathy; vascular retinal diseases; age-related macular degeneration; epidemiology of retinal diseases; retinal imaging; retinal degenerations
Prof. Dr. António Queirós Pereira
CEORLab - Clinical & Experimental Optometry Research Lab, Department of Physics (Optometry), School of Science, University of Minho, 4710-057 Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
Interests: orthokeratology; peripheral refraction; refractive errors; myopia control
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Dr. Toshifumi Mihashi

Department of Orthoptics, Faculty of Medical Technology, Teikyo University, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: optometric instrumentation; physiological optics; optical engineering; refraction; aberration; imaging of the eye; principal component analysis and independent component analysis
Prof. Dr. Majid Moshirfar
1. Medical Director of Clinical Research, Hoopes Vision Research Center, Draper, UT, USA
2. Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, John Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
3. Co-Director of Utah Lions Eye Bank, Draper, UT, USA
Interests: cornea and external disease; refractive surgery; cataract; new IOLs; keratoconus; new corneal transplant procedures and instruments
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Prof. Dr. María Isabel López-Gálvez
1. Associate Professor in Vision Sciences at the University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
2. Biomedical Engineering Group of the University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
3. Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
Interests: ophthalmology; diabetic retinopathy; macular edema; macular degeneration; retina image; teleophthalmology
Dr. Mario Nubile
Ophthalmic Clinic, University “G d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Via dei Vestini, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: neurotrophic keratopathy; refractive surgery; ophthalmology
Dr. Giacinto Triolo
Fatebenefratelli and Ophthalmic Hospital, Piazza Principessa Clotilde, 5–20121 Milan, Italy
Interests: optical coherence tomography; optical coherence tomography angiography; glaucoma; neurodegeneration; optic nerve; retina; retinal ganglion cells; retinal nerve fibers; glaucoma surgery
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Javier Ascaso
1. Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza, Spain
2. Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
3. Aragón Health Research Institute (IIS Aragón), Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: medical retina; surgical retina; history of ophthalmology
Prof. Dr. Marcel Menke
1. Department of Ophthalmology, Cantonal Hospital Aarau, 5000 Aarau, Switzerland
2. Department of Ophthalmology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: medical retina; vitreoretinal surgery; cataract surgery
Dr. Vito Romano
1. Department of Corneal and External Eye Diseases, St Paul's Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
2. Department of Eye and Vision Science, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Interests: cornea transplantation; keratoconus; endothelial dystrophy; cataract; refractive surgery; pterygium
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Prof. Dr. Tunde Peto
Center for Public Health, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK
Interests: chronic blinding diseases; ophthalmic image analysis; epidemiology; statistics
Prof. Dr. Paulo Fernandes
Optics, Optometry and Vision Sciences, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Interests: ophthalmology; optometry; myopia; vision science; visual perception; astigmatism; visual processing; visual neuroscience; refractive surgery
Prof. Dr. Cesare Mariotti
SOD Clinica Oculistica, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: clinical ophthalmology; retina; glaucoma; retinal diseases; retinal degeneration; macular degeneration; retinal imaging; optical coherence tomography
Dr. Brent Siesky
Department of Ophthalmology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
Interests: racial disparities; gender studies; ocular blood flow; imaging; ocular physiology; glaucoma; ocular medications; retinal disease
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Prof. Dr. Fumi Gomi
Chair of Ophthalmology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan
Interests: retina; choroid; retinal imaging; macular diseases
Prof. Dr. Gianluca Manni
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Medicina Traslazionale, Università degli Studi di Roma, Tor Vergata, Roma, Lazio, Italy
Interests: glaucoma; clinical ophthalmology; OCT; optical coherence tomography; visual field tests; optic disk; clinical pharmacology
Prof. Dr. Yoko Ozawa
1. Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
2. Department of Ophthalmology, St. Luke's International University and Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: retina; inflammation; oxidative stress; pathogenesis; age-related macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy; vitrectomy
Prof. Dr. Kyung Chul Yoon
Department of Ophthalmology, Chonnam National University Medical School and Hospital, Jebongro 42, Gwangju 61469, Korea
Interests: tear film; lacrimal gland; dry eye diseases; Meibomian gland dysfunction
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Prof. Rodolfo Mastropasqua
Ophthalmology Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: ophthalmology; retinal imaging; vitreoretinal diseases; ocular surgery
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Prof. Dr. Helen V. Danesh-Meyer
Fac Med & Hlth Sci, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: ophthalmology; optic nerve disease; neuro-ophthalmology; giant cell arteritis; ischaemic optic neuropathies; glaucomatous optic neuropathy; the role of astrocytes in optic neuropathies
Dr. Michele Lanza
Multidisciplinary Department of Medical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Università della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", 80100 Napoli, Italy
Interests: cornea; glaucoma; corneal transplant; refractive surgery; intraocular pressure; ocular imaging; corneal biomechanics; ocular coherence tomography; IOL power calculation
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Prof. Vincenzo Parisi
Head of Visual Neurophysiology and Neurophthalmology Research Unit, IRCCS Fondazione G.B. Bietti, Roma, Italy
Interests: visual neurophysiology; visual electrophysiology; optic nerve diseases; glaucoma; Alzheimer’s Disease; migraine with visual symptoms; amblyopia; neuroprotection
Prof. Dr. Audina M Berrocal
Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Interests: retinal detachment; retinopathy of prematurity; pediatric retina; pediatric retinal detachment
Prof. Dr. Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg

1. Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Ernst-Abbe-Str. 2, Bonn, Germany
2. GRADE Reading Center, Ernst-Abbe-Str. 2, Bonn, Germany
3. John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Interests: age-related macular degeneration; retinal imaging; optical coherence tomography; fundus autofluorescence; geographic atrophy
Dr. Ivo Guber
Anterior segment unit, Department of Ophtalmology, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Alcide-Jentzer 22, 1205 Genève, Switzerland
Interests: cornea; cataract; refractive surgery; anterior segment; intraocular lens
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Dr. Bryan J. Winn
1. Chief of ophthalmology, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System, San Francisco, CA, USA
2. Vice Chair of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Interests: microbiome; metabolomics; multi-omics; oculoplastic surgery; orbital diseases; lacrimal diseases; floppy eyelid syndrome; sleep apnea; thyroid eye disease; orbital inflammation; neuropathic ocular pain
Prof. Dr. Andrzej Grzybowski
Chair of Ophthalmology, University of Warmia and Mazury, 4889 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: cataract surgery; refractive surgery; neuro-ophthalmology; medical retina; surgical retina; pharmacological treatment in ophthalmology; history of ophthalmology; glaucoma; ophthalmic electrophysiology; translational research in ophthalmology
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Dr. Pietro Emanuele Napoli
Department of Surgical Science, Università degli studi di Cagliari, 09124 Cagliari CA, Italy
Interests: eye diseases; imaging; ocular surface; glaucoma; retina; dry eye; optical coherence tomography
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Dr. Leah A. Owen
John Moran Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 65 N. Mario Capecchi Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Interests: retinopathy of prematurity; genetics; angiogenesis; neovascularization; systems biology; pre-eclampsia; eye; retina; pediatric ophthalmology
Prof. Dr. Michele Reibaldi
Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy; retinal detachment; vitrectomy; macular hole; vitreo-retinal disorders; medical retina; uveal melanoma
Dr. Bernardo Sánchez-Dalmau
Neuroophthalmology Unit, Institute of Ophthalmology Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: visual system; imaging; neurodegenerative disorders; axonal degeneration; ophthalmology; optic nerve pathology (optic neuritis, ischemic optic neuropathies, hereditary optic nerve disorders); multiple sclerosis; ocular motility dysfunctions
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