- Dr Pershing has curated a list of current research projects in the Ophthalmology Department. Please find said list here.
|Faculty Member||Clinical Mentor?||Clinical Specialty||Research Mentor?||Research Topic(s)||Contact Info|
|Joyce Liao||x||Neuroophthalmology (focus on visual dysfunction from nervous system disease)||x||Animal and human research on optic neuropathies and eye movement email@example.com|
|Yang Sun||x||Glaucoma||x||Glaucoma/retina: translational research for identifying novel genes and pathways in congenital eye diseases with goal of developing therapies for firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Euna Koo||x||Pediatric Ophthalmology||
|Heather Moss||x||Neuroophthalmology||x||Effects of elevated intracranial pressure on the eye (human subjects, imaging based); Healthcare resource utilization patterns by neuro-ophthalmology patients; Ophthalmic manifestations of neurological disease (human subjects, imaging based)||email@example.com|
|Sui Wang||x||Diabetic retinopathy, retinal genetics and biology, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Vinu Mahajan||x||Retinal disease biomarkers and surgery||
|Rob Chang||x||Glaucoma/cataract||x||Portable devices vision testing, patient satisfaction, artificial intelligence image email@example.com|
|Albert Wu||x||Oculoplastics||x||Stem cell regeneration of eye tissues, facial paralysis rehab and the eye, Parkinson's disease and dry eye, studies on ocular and orbital trauma, racial and demographic disparities in firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diana Do||Retina||x||Visual function testing and imaging in patients with retinal vascular diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular email@example.com|
|Prithvi Mruthyunjaya||x||Ocular Oncology||x||Clinical imaging comparative modalities, outcomes of eye cancer firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michael Kapiloff||x||Basic ganglion cell intracellular signaling related to axonal regeneration in email@example.com|
|Chris Ta||x||Ocular surface and graft versus host firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ira Schachar||x||Retina||x||Drug development for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy treatment, clinical research on retinal disease||
|Daniel Palanker||x||Optical imaging, precise neural signal detection, artificial retina development, and laser treatments of the eye||
|Ed Manche||x||Clinical research in corneal refractive surgery treatment and email@example.com|
|Dave Myung||x||Corneal and ocular surface wound healing through tissue engineering and drug delivery, improving and expanding eye care through teleophthalmology and mobile technologies||
|Suzann Pershing||x||Comprehensive ophthalmology||x||Population health sciences; Health policy and health services research in ophthalmology; vision and cognitive function; eye disease and aging||
|Alf Dubra||x||Bench-to-bedside noninvasive optical imaging to study retinal and neurodegenerative conditions; physiological optics project to measure optical properties that are unique to each eye in a large population to guide design of new firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Retina||x||determining the difference in patient discomfort during intravitreal injection using two different antiseptic techniques (secondary outcomes of patient satisfaction, vision outcomes and adverse events/complications). With Ted Leng. Summer project or Wednesdays during academic year.||
|Ted Leng||Retina||x||determining the difference in patient discomfort during intravitreal injection using two different antiseptic techniques (secondary outcomes of patient satisfaction, vision outcomes and adverse events/complications). With Darius Moshfeghi. Summer project or Wednesdays during academic email@example.com|
|Jeffrey Goldberg||Glaucoma||x||Clinical trials on biomarkers and neuroprotection; lab-based research on molecular mechanisms of survival and axon growth relevant to glaucoma and other optic firstname.lastname@example.org|
Please reach out directly to the linked faculty member if you are interested in getting involved in any of the aforementioned projects. One can also take classes for credit when participating in research.
- OPHT 299. Directed Reading in Ophthalmology
1 to 18 units, any quarter
- OPHT 370. Medical Scholars Research
The required course to enroll in for students receiving medical scholars funding from an advisor in the ophthalmology department.
4 to 18 units, any quarter (Search for instructor in Axess)
- OPHT 399. Graduate Research
Students undertake investigations sponsored by individual faculty members.
1 to 18 units, any quarter
Stanford offers several means of funding, the most popular being Med Scholars.