Research Publications

  1. Fischer NA, Kahook MY, Abdullah S, Porteous E, Ammar DA, Patnaik JL, SooHoo JR. Effect of Novel Design Modifications on Fibrotic Encapsulation: An In Vivo Glaucoma Drainage Device Study in a Rabbit Model. Ophthalmol Ther. 2020 Jun;9(2):279-291. PubMed PMID: 32152939; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7196114.
  2. Orozco LD, Chen HH, Cox C, Katschke KJ Jr, Arceo R, Espiritu C, Caplazi P, Nghiem SS, Chen YJ, Modrusan Z, Dressen A, Goldstein LD, Clarke C, Bhangale T, Yaspan B, Jeanne M, Townsend MJ, van Lookeren Campagne M, Hackney JA. Integration of eQTL and a Single-Cell Atlas in the Human Eye Identifies Causal Genes for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Cell Rep. 2020 Jan 28;30(4):1246-1259.e6. PubMed PMID: 31995762.
  3. Ross KW, Stoeger CG, Rosenwasser GOD, OʼBrien RC, Szczotka-Flynn LB, Ayala AR, Maguire MG, Benetz BA, Dahl P, Drury DC, Dunn SP, Farazdaghi SM, Hoover CK, Macsai MS, Mian SI, Nordlund ML, Penta JG, Soper MC, Terry MA, Verdier DD, Williams DV, Lass JH. Prelamellar Dissection Donor Corneal Thickness Is Associated With Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Operative Complications in the Cornea Preservation Time Study. Cornea. 2019 Sep;38(9):1069-1076. PubMed PMID: 31180926.
  4. Benetz BA, Stoeger CG, Patel SV, OʼBrien RC, Szczotka-Flynn LB, Ayala AR, Maguire MG, Menegay HJ, Bedard P, Clover JM, Gupta PC, McCoy KE, Song JC, Lass JH. Comparison of Donor Cornea Endothelial Cell Density Determined by Eye Banks and by a Central Reading Center in the Cornea Preservation Time Study. Cornea. 2019 Apr;38(4):426-432. PubMed PMID: 30664048.
  5. Lass JH, Benetz BA, Patel SV, Szczotka-Flynn LB, O’Brien R, Ayala AR, Maguire MG, Daoud YJ, Greiner MA, Hannush SB, Lee WB, Mauger TF, Menegay HJ, Mifflin MD, Raizman MB, Rose-Nussbaumer J, Schultze RL, Schmidt GA, Sugar A, Terry MA, Verdier DD. Donor, Recipient, and Operative Factors Associated With Increased Endothelial Cell Loss in the Cornea Preservation Time Study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb 1;137(2):185-193. PubMed PMID: 30422157; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6439830.
  6. Capitena Young CE, Kahook MY, Ammar DA, Seibold LK. Trans-scleral cyclophotocoagulation: a tale of two probes. Int J Ophthalmol. 2019;12(1):161-164. PubMed PMID: 30662855; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6326933.
  7. Chocron IM, Rai DK, Kwon JW, Bernstein N, Hu J, Heo M, Lee JK, Gore PK, McCartney MD, Chuck RS. Effect of Diabetes Mellitus and Metformin on Central Corneal Endothelial Cell Density in Eye Bank Eyes. Cornea. 2018 Aug;37(8):964-966. PubMed PMID: 29746333.
  8. Yam GH, Fuest M, Yusoff NZBM, Goh TW, Bandeira F, Setiawan M, Seah XY, Lwin NC, Stanzel TP, Ong HS, Mehta JS. Safety and Feasibility of Intrastromal Injection of Cultivated Human Corneal Stromal Keratocytes as Cell-Based Therapy for Corneal Opacities. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Jul 2;59(8):3340-3354. PubMed PMID: 30025076.
  9. Foster JW, Shinde V, Soiberman US, Sathe G, Liu S, Wan J, Qian J, Dauoud Y, Pandey A, Jun AS, Chakravarti S. Integrated Stress Response and Decreased ECM in Cultured Stromal Cells From Keratoconus Corneas. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Jun 1;59(7):2977-2986. PubMed PMID: 30029277; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5995483.
  10. Raychaudhuri U, Millar JC, Clark AF. Tissue Transglutaminase Elevates Intraocular Pressure in Mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Dec 1;58(14):6197-6211. PubMed PMID: 29222550.
  11. LoBue SA, Yamada N, Choi MJ, Olsen TW. Creating a Full-thickness Choroidal Incision: An Ex Vivo Analysis of Human and Porcine Tissue Contraction Dynamics. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2017 Nov;6(6):5. PubMed PMID: 29134136; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5678367.
  12. Lee MC, Shei W, Chan AS, Chua BT, Goh SR, Chong YF, Hilmy MH, Nongpiur ME, Baskaran M, Khor CC, Aung T, Hunziker W, Vithana EN. Primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) susceptibility gene PLEKHA7 encodes a novel Rac1/Cdc42 GAP that modulates cell migration and blood-aqueous barrier function. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Oct 15;26(20):4011-4027. PubMed PMID: 29016860.
  13. Olsen TW, Liao A, Robinson HS, Palejwala NV, Sprehe N. The Nine-Step Minnesota Grading System for Eyebank Eyes With Age Related Macular Degeneration: A Systematic Approach to Study Disease Stages. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Oct 1;58(12):5497-5506. PubMed PMID: 29075760.
  14. Soper MC, Marcovina SM, Hoover CK, Calhoun PM, McCoy KE, Stoeger CG, Schmidt GA, Arafah BM, Price MO, Szczotka-Flynn LB, Lass JH. Validity of Postmortem Glycated Hemoglobin to Determine Status of Diabetes Mellitus in Corneal Donors. Cornea. 2017 Aug;36(8):942-947. PubMed PMID: 28542087.
  15. Koh SM, Coll T, Gloria D, Sprehe N. Corneal Endothelial Cell Integrity in Precut Human Donor Corneas Enhanced by Autocrine Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide. Cornea. 2017 Apr;36(4):476-483. PubMed PMID: 28181929; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5334175.
  16. Chen Y, Tsao SW, Heo M, Gore PK, McCarthy MD, Chuck RS, Channa P. Age-Stratified Analysis of Diabetes and Pseudophakia Effects on Corneal Endothelial Cell Density: A Retrospective Eye Bank Study. Cornea. 2017 Mar;36(3):367-371. PubMed PMID: 27984364; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5290199.
  17. Mody AA, Wordinger RJ, Clark AF. Role of ID Proteins in BMP4 Inhibition of Profibrotic Effects of TGF-β2 in Human TM Cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Feb 1;58(2):849-859. PubMed PMID: 28159972; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5295782.
  18. Palioura S, Colby K. Outcomes of Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty Using Eye Bank-Prepared Preloaded Grafts. Cornea. 2017 Jan;36(1):21-25. PubMed PMID: 27741016.
  19. Park CY, Marando CM, Liao JA, Lee JK, Kwon J, Chuck RS. Details of the Collagen and Elastin Architecture in the Human Limbal Conjunctiva, Tenon’s Capsule and Sclera Revealed by Two-Photon Excited Fluorescence Microscopy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Oct 1;57(13):5602-5610. PubMed PMID: 27784064.
  20. Tartaglia A, Dodd-McCue D, Myer KA, Mullins A. Organ Donation in the 50+ Age Demographic: Survey Results on Decision Rationale and Information Preferences. J Appl Gerontol. 2016 Sep;35(9):923-38. PubMed PMID: 24752758.
  21. Bartakova A, Alvarez-Delfin K, Weisman AD, Salero E, Raffa GA, Merkhofer RM Jr, Kunzevitzky NJ, Goldberg JL. Novel Identity and Functional Markers for Human Corneal Endothelial Cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 May 1;57(6):2749-62. PubMed PMID: 27196322; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4884060.
  22. Park CY, Lee JK, Kahook MY, Schultz JS, Zhang C, Chuck RS. Revisiting Ciliary Muscle Tendons and Their Connections With the Trabecular Meshwork by Two Photon Excitation Microscopic Imaging. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Mar;57(3):1096-105. PubMed PMID: 26968740.
  23. Sugino IK, Sun Q, Springer C, Cheewatrakoolpong N, Liu T, Li H, Zarbin MA. Two Bioactive Molecular Weight Fractions of a Conditioned Medium Enhance RPE Cell Survival on Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Aged Bruch’s Membrane. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2016 Feb;5(1):8. PubMed PMID: 26933521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4771074.
  24. Soh YQ, Peh G, George BL, Seah XY, Primalani NK, Adnan K, Mehta JS. Predicative Factors for Corneal Endothelial Cell Migration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Feb;57(2):338-48. PubMed PMID: 26842752.
  25. Park CY, Lee JK, Gore PK, Lim CY, Chuck RS. Keratoplasty in the United States: A 10-Year Review from 2005 through 2014. Ophthalmology. 2015 Dec;122(12):2432-42. PubMed PMID: 26386848.
  26. Park CY, Lee JK, Zhang C, Chuck RS. New Details of the Human Corneal Limbus Revealed With Second Harmonic Generation Imaging. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Sep;56(10):6058-66. PubMed PMID: 26393473; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4585533.
  27. Lass JH, Riddlesworth TD, Gal RL, Kollman C, Benetz BA, Price FW Jr, Sugar A, Terry MA, Soper M, Beck RW. The effect of donor diabetes history on graft failure and endothelial cell density 10 years after penetrating keratoplasty. Ophthalmology. 2015 Mar;122(3):448-56. PubMed PMID: 25439611; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4339512.
  28. Liu YC, Teo EP, Adnan KB, Yam GH, Peh GS, Tan DT, Mehta JS. Endothelial approach ultrathin corneal grafts prepared by femtosecond laser for descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Dec 4;55(12):8393-401. PubMed PMID: 25477323.
  29. Liu YC, Teo EP, Adnan KB, Yam GH, Peh GS, Tan DT, Mehta JS. Endothelial approach ultrathin corneal grafts prepared by femtosecond laser for descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Dec 4;55(12):8393-401. PubMed PMID: 25477323.
  30. Nakatsu MN, González S, Mei H, Deng SX. Human limbal mesenchymal cells support the growth of human corneal epithelial stem/progenitor cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Oct 2;55(10):6953-9. PubMed PMID: 25277234; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4215742.
  31. Riau AK, Liu YC, Lwin NC, Ang HP, Tan NY, Yam GH, Tan DT, Mehta JS. Comparative study of nJ- and μJ-energy level femtosecond lasers: evaluation of flap adhesion strength, stromal bed quality, and tissue responses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Apr 24;55(5):3186-94. PubMed PMID: 24764066.
  32. Dahrouj M, Alsarraf O, McMillin JC, Liu Y, Crosson CE, Ablonczy Z. Vascular endothelial growth factor modulates the function of the retinal pigment epithelium in vivo. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Apr 9;55(4):2269-75. PubMed PMID: 24550368; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3985404.
  33. Li J, Riau AK, Setiawan M, Mehta JS, Ti SE, Tong L, Tan DT, Beuerman RW. S100A expression in normal corneal-limbal epithelial cells and ocular surface squamous cell carcinoma tissue. Mol

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