Sponsored Research

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Clinical Trials
Cornea/Ocular Surface
Clinician-Scientist Training Grant
Epidemiology
Glaucoma
Low-Vision
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Retina
RPB Unrestricted Grant
Visual Processing
Other

Cornea/Ocular Surface

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Expansion of Tear Biomarker Studies in Parkinson’s Disease Patient Cohorts 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

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Clinician-Scientist Training Grant

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
USC Roski Eye K12 Clinician-Vision Scientist Training Program (USC Roski Eye K12) NIH/NEI Mark Humayun, MD, PhD

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Epidemiology

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Cumulative Effects of Sickle Cell Trait on the Eye among Older African Americans NIH/NEI Xuejuan Jiang, PhD
Intrauterine exposure to tobacco smoke, DNA methylation, and vision disorders in preschool children NIH/NEI Xuejuan Jiang, PhD

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Glaucoma

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Defining the Relationships of Retinal Microcirculation with Glaucoma, Systemic Disease, and Ocular Anatomic Factors in African Americans NIH/NEI Grace Richter, MD, MPH
Development and Validation of Quantitative Anterior Segment OCT-based Methods to Evaluate Patients with Primary Angle Closure Disease NIH/NEI Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD
Automated Detection of Gonioscopic Angle Closure Based on Anterior Segment OCT Imaging American Glaucoma Society Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD
High-resolution Elastographic Assessment of the Optic Nerve Head NIH/NEI Qifa Zhou, PhD
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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Neuro-Ophthalmology

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Physiologic Electrical Fields Direct Optic Nerve Regeneration NIH/NCATS Kimberly Gokoffski, MD, PhD

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Ocular Oncology

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Development of a Surrogate Liquid Biopsy from the Aqueous Humor in Retinoblastoma Eyes NIH/NCI Jesse Berry, MD

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Retina

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Human Specific Signaling Circuitry in Cone Precursor Development NIH/NEI David Cobrinik, MD, PhD
Regulation of NCL and RdCVF in Cone Photoreceptor and Retinoblastoma Development Research to Prevent Blindness David Cobrinik, MD, PhD
PRPE-SF, polarized hESC-derived RPE Soluble Factors, as a Therapy for Early Stage Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration CIRM Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
EFRI CEE: Engineered Retinal Epigenomics NSF Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
Thermoreponsive Reversible Adhesive for Temporary Intervention of Ocular Trauma – II Department of Defense Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
Functional Imaging in Hypoxic-Ischemic Retinal Disease NIH/NEI Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
Assessment of Retinal Capillary Density, Morphology and Function in Retinal Vascular Disease Using Novel OCT Angiography Based Metrics NIH/NEI Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
Imaging Cerebral and Retinal Microvasculature in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease NIH/NINDS Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
Connectome-Derived Computational Models of Degenerated Retina for Retinal Prosthetic Design NIH/NEI Gianluca Lazzi, PhD, MBA
Noninvasive Imaging of Chorioretinal Oxygen Tension NIH/NEI Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
VRC: A Stem Cell-Based Treatment Strategy for Laser-Induced Permanent Retinal Damages NIH/NEI Biju Thomas, PhD
High Resolution Elastography of Retina Under Prosthetic Electrical Stimulation NIH/NEI Qifa Zhou, PhD
Non-Invasive Ultrasound Stimulated Retinal Prosthesis 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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RPB Unrestricted Grant

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
RPB Unrestricted Grant Research to Prevent Blindness Narsing Rao, MD

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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)
Neural Circuits that Process Visual Information NIH/NEI Judith Hirsch, PhD (Biological Sciences)
Cortical Synaptic Circuitry Underlying Visual Processing NIH/NEI Huizhong Tao, PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)

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Other

PROJECT SPONSOR PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Center Core Grant for Vision Research NIH/NEI Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
Large Aperture and Wideband Modular Ultrasound Arrays for the Diagnosis of Liver Cancer NIH/NCI Qifa Zhou, PhD
ENIGMA Center for Worldwide Medicine, Imaging & Genomics NIH/NIBIB Paul Thompson, PhD
ENIGMA-SD: Understanding Sex Differences in Global Mental Health Through Enigma NIH/NIMH Paul Thompson, PhD
Highly-Sensitive Imaging Markers for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease Using Multi-view Connectomics NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
Multi-Source Sparse Learning to Identify MCI and Predict Decline NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
Trauma and Genomics Modulate Brain Structure Across Common Psychiatric Disorders NIH/NIMH Paul Thompson, PhD
ENIGMA World Aging Center NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
India ENIGMA Initiative for Global Aging & Mental Health NIH/NIA Paul Thompson, PhD
Human Newborn Energy Homeostasis Brain Networks and Infant Adiposity NIH/NIDDK Paul Thompson, PhD
Big Data for Discovery Science NIH/NIBIB Arthur Toga, PhD
Data Archive for the Brain Initiative (DABI) 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/ Paul Thompson, 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
Training for the Multiscale and Multimodal Analysis of Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease NIH/NIA Arthur Toga, PhD
Neurodegeneration in Aging down Syndrome (NIAD): A Longitudinal Study of Cognition and Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease – Supplement Loni Harmonization NIH/NIA Arthur Toga, PhD
Amyloid Burden among Mexican Americans NIH/NIA Arthur Toga, PhD
Dynamic Mapping of the Complete Synaptome Using Recombinant Probes NIH/NIMH 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 11/6/19
 
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