Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

The Department of Ophthalmology will strive for excellence in health care delivery, education and research


Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Barton, Jason face perception, object recognition, eye movements, higher visual function, Human vision and eye movement
Cynader, Max eye diseases; glaucoma; dyslexia; stroke; neurotrauma; memory; vision; learning disabilities; hearing development; recovery after brain damage; ischemia; gene therapy, Alzheimer's
Etminan, Mahyar Oular Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Drug Safety
Giaschi, Deborah amblyopia, reading
Gregory-Evans, Cheryl Tissue fusion during development, Aniridia, retinal therapeutics
Gregory-Evans, Kevin retina, stem cells, gene therapy, retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, age-related macular degeneration, Stargardt’s disease, Best’s disease, x-linked retinoschisis, electroretinography., Eye, novel molcular approaches in the treatment of retinal disease, cell-based therapeutics ofr age-related macular degenration and retinitis pigmentosa, molecular defects underlying retinal disease
Lyons, Christopher
Maberley, David medical and surgical management of: diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, surgical macular disease, complex retinal detachments, and high myopia
Matsubara, Joanne Aiko Alzheimer's, age-related macular degeneration
Mikelberg, Frederick Samuel Glaucoma
Moritz, Orson Mechanisms underlying genetically inherited forms of blindness
Ono, Santa
Oruc, Ipek visual recognition of high level forms such as faces, letters and objects
Shaw, Christopher Paralympics
Spering, Miriam vision, movement, perception and action, eye movements, hand movements, eye-hand coordination, sport vision, Parkinson's disease
Swindale, Nicholas Vaughan
Yeung, Sonia Ocular surface stem cell transplantation for limbal stem cell disease; Alternate sources for ocular surface stem cell transplantation; Limbal stem cell imaging and niche studies; Long-term gene expression in ocular stem cells for therapeutics