Sponsored Research

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Clinical Trials
Cornea/Ocular Surface
Epidemiology
Glaucoma
Low-Vision
Retina
Visual Processing
Other

Cornea/Ocular Surface

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Identification of Tear Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease Patients Michael J Fox Foundation Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
Microtubule-Based Transport in Lacrimal Gland Function NIH/NEI Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
Protein-polymer Nanomedicine for Sjögren’s Syndrome NIH/NEI Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD/ J. Andrew MacKay, PhD
Equipment Grant to Support Two Brillouin Microscopes for Imaging of Corneal Biomechanics Ahmanson Foundation J. Bradley Randleman, MD
Clusterin at the Ocular Surface NIH/NEI M. Elizabeth Fini, PhD (Integrative Anatomical Sciences)
Protection and Treatment of the Ocular Surface Barrier NIH/NEI M. Elizabeth Fini, PhD (Integrative Anatomical Sciences)

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Epidemiology

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
The Pediatric Eye Disease Consortium: a Pooled Analysis of Individual-Participant Data from Population-based Studies NIH/NEI Xuejuan Jiang, PhD
African American Eye Disease Study (AFEDS) NIH/NEI Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
Epidemiology Eye Research Grant California Community Foundation Rohit Varma, MD, MPH

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Glaucoma

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Characterization and Structural Analysis of Fibrillar Material Found in Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma American Glaucoma Society Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD
Defining the Relationships of Retinal Microcirculation with Glaucoma, Systemic Disease, and Ocular Anatomic Factors in African Americans NIH/NEI Grace Richter, MD, MPH
Discovery Approach to Ocular Hypertension NIH/NEI M. Elizabeth Fini, PhD (Integrative Anatomical Sciences)
Flow Dependent Development and Maintenance of Schlemm’s Canal NIH/NEI Young-Kwon Hong, PhD (Surgery)
Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Ocular Fluid Dynamics and Transport Phenomena for Retinal Drug Delivery NIH/NEI Satwindar Sadhal, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering)

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Low-Vision

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Human Connectomes for Low Vision, Blindness, and Sight Restoration NIH/NEI Vivek Patel, MD/ Yonggang Shi, PhD

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Retina

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Human Specific Signaling Circuitry in Cone Precursor Development NIH/NEI David Cobrinik, MD, PhD
An Experimental Approach to Maculopathy NIH/NEI David Hinton, MD (Pathology)
A Novel Treatment for Retinal Ischemia NIH/NEI Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
Phase 1 Safety Assessment of CPCB-RPE1, hESC-derived RPE Cell Coated Parylene Membrane Implants, in Patients with Advanced Dry Age Related Macular Degeneration CIRM Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
Thermoreponsive Reversible Adhesive for Temporary Intervention of Ocular Trauma – II Department of Defense Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
3D OCT Angiography for Quantitative Characterization of Diabetic Retinopathy NIH/NEI Amir Kashani, MD, PhD/ Yonggang Shi, PhD
Functional Imaging in Hypoxic-Ischemic Retinal Disease NIH/NEI Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
Imaging Cerebral and Retinal Microvasculature in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease NIH/NINDS Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
OCT Angiography Research Consortium (OARC) Carl ZEISS Meditec Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
Study of Subretinal Implanation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived RPE Cells in Advanced Dry AMD CIRM Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
Noninvasive Imaging of Chorioretinal Oxygen Tension NIH/NEI Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
Ocular Biomarkers of Microvascular, Neural and Metabolic Function in Diabetes NIH/NIDDK Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
A Novel Tissue Engineering Technique to Repair Degenerated Retina CIRM Biju Thomas, PhD
Studies on Functionality of iPS-RPE Transplanted in Immunodeficient RCS Rats BrightFocus Foundation Biju Thomas, PhD
High Resolution Elastography of Retina Under Prosthetic Electrical Stimulation NIH/NEI Qifa Zhou, PhD
Calcium Homeostasis in Mammalian Rod and Cone Photoreceptors NIH/NEI Jeannie Chen, PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)
Phototransduction in Dark Adaptation and Retinal Degeneration NIH/NEI Jeannie Chen, PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)

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Visual Processing

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Analyses of Retinal Circuits after Rod Rescue in a Mouse Model of Human Blindness NIH/NEI Jeannie Chen, PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)
Form Processing in Peripheral Vision NIH/NEI Nihong Chen, PhD (Psychology)
Cortical Synaptic Circuitry Underlying Visual Processing NIH/NEI Huizhong Tao, PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)
Synaptic Circuitry Mechanisms Underlying Functional Development of Visual Cortex NIH/NEI Huizhong Tao, PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)

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Other

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Combined OCT/US/PAT System for Intravascular Imaging NIH/NHLBI Qifa Zhou, PhD
Large Aperture and Wideband Modular Ultrasound Arrays for the Diagnosis of Liver Cancer NIH/NCI Qifa Zhou, PhD
Phase Resolved ARF Optical Coherence Elastography for Intravascular Imaging NIH/NHLBI Qifa Zhou, PhD
Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Analyzed Using Population Imaging Genomics NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
ENIGMA Center for Worldwide Medicine, Imaging & Genomics NIH/NIBIB Paul Thompson, PhD
Growth Factors, Neuroinflammation, Exercise, and Brain Integrity NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
Highly-sensitive Imaging Markers for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease Using Multi-view Connectomics NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
Trauma and Genomics Modulate Brain Structure Across Common Psychiatric Disorders NIH/NIMH Paul Thompson, PhD
Big Data for Discovery Science NIH/NIBIB Arthur Toga, PhD
Genetic Influences on Human Neuroanatomical Shapes NIH/NIMH Arthur Toga, PhD
Health Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment among Mexican Americans NIH/NIA Arthur Toga, PhD
Laboratory of Neuro Imaging Resource (LONIR) NIH/NIBIB Arthur Toga, PhD
Seattle Longitudinal Study: Archiving, Harmonizing and Augmenting Alzheimer’s Disease Relevant Data Sets NIH/NIA Arthur Toga, PhD
The Epilepsy Bioinformatics Study for Antiepileptogenic Therapy (EPIBIOS4RX) NIH/NINDS Arthur Toga, PhD
Vascular Contributions to Dementia and Genetic Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease NIH/NIA Arthur Toga, PhD
Dynamic Mapping of the Complete Synaptome Using Recombinant Probes NIH/NIMH Scott Fraser, PhD (Biological Sciences)
In Vivo Imaging of Tumor Heterogeneity Generation from Endogenous Single Cells NIH/NCI Scott Fraser, PhD (Biological Sciences)

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CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine) • NCI (National Cancer Institute) • NEI (National Eye Institute) • NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) • NIA (National Institute on Aging) • NIBIB (National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering) • NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) • NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) • NINDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) • NIH (National Institutes of Health)
 
Revised 12/14/17
 
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