Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

TuckerB

Budd A. Tucker, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Retinal degenerative diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are currently the leading cause of incurable blindness in the western world. These diseases are characterized by death of the light sensing photoreceptor cells of the outer neural retina. As...
Matthew Harper

Matthew Harper, PhD

Title/Position
Assistant Professor
The overall goal of my research program is to understand the effects of traumatic brain injury on the visual system. My lab has chosen to examine the visual system because of its highly accessible nature and the ability to examine retinal structure and function over time, which provides longitudinal...
BakerS

Sheila A. Baker, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Our vision has such a large dynamic range that we can adjust to see under the glaring light of high noon to traverse a desert or detect the small scattering of photons that reach our eye after traveling for 2.5 million light-years from the Andromeda Galaxy. How is this possible? One part of the...