CVS research interests cover many aspects of vision science, including but not limited to the general topics listed here. In addition to supporting our existing researchers, CVS is committed to the expansion and growth of the vision research community, both in terms of faculty recruitment and new research facilities.

Programs by System

Optic Nerve

John Keltner, M.D.
John S. Werner, Ph.D.

Cognitive Development and Impairment

Lisa Oakes, Ph.D.
Tony J. Simon, Ph.D.

Intraocular Pressure Regulation

Christopher J. Murphy, DVM, Ph.D.
Paul Russell, Ph.D.

Afferent System with HVFs

John Keltner, M.D.

Programs by Disease Relevance

Anophthalmia / Microphthalmia

Nadean Brown, Ph.D.

Cancer related Retinopathies

James B Ames, Ph.D.
John Keltner, M.D.

Congenital malformations / Developmental defects / Pediatric ophthalmology / Oculoplastics

Tom Glaser, M.D., Ph.D.

Corneal Wound Repair

Christopher J. Murphy, DVM, Ph.D.

Developmental Disorders

Herpetic Disease

David Maggs, Ph.D.

Neurogenetic Disorders

Tony J. Simon Ph.D.

Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Kathryn G Koehler, DVM, DACVO

Psychiatric Disorders

Steve Luck, Ph.D.


Jochen Ditterich, Ph.D.

Traumatic Brain Injury

George R. Mangun, Ph.D.
Lin Tian, Ph.D.

Visual loss with MS and reaised intracranial pressure

John Keltner, M.D.