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MAPS Recipients

2020

Katy C. Liu, MD, PhD | Duke Eye Center

"The Role of Macrophages in Conventional Outflow Homeostasis"


Elyse J. McGlumphy, MD | Wilmer Eye Institute

"Clinical utility of home tonometry in patients with clinically worsening glaucoma"


Michael M. Lin, MD | Massachusetts Eye & Ear

"Investigation of long-term IOP lowering mechanisms of intracameral bimatoprost implant"


Natasha N. Kolomeyer, MD | Wills Eye Hospital

"QR-code facilitated online intervention targeting first-degree relatives (FDRs) of glaucoma patients"


Huda Sheheitli, MD | University of MN

"Severity Staging System in Childhood Glaucoma"


Ann Shue, MD | Stanford Byers Eye Institute and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

"Home Glaucoma Testing with Virtual Reality Perimetry and Rebound Tonometry with Telemedicine"


Adam L. Rothman, MD | Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

"Cost-utility and decision making for glaucoma interventions"


Brandon J. Wong, MD | Roski Eye Institute, USC

"Development of an Integrated Teleglaucoma Care Program for a Safety-Net Health System"


Ang Li, MD | Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye

"In-office Pilocarpine challenge as Predictor of Goniotomy. Outcome"


2019

Thomas V. Johnson III, MD, PhD | Wilmer Eye Institute

"Enhancement of Retinal Engraftment of Transplanted Human Stem-Cell Derived Retinal Ganglion Cells"


Aakriti Garg Shukla, MD | Wills Eye Hospital

"Reducing Fibrosis After Glaucoma Filtering Surgery with a Rationally Engineered Biologic"


Joel R. Palko, MD | West Virginia University

"The Influence of Intravascular Pressure on 3-Dimensional Peripapillary Scleral Strains"


Atalie C. Thompson, MD, MPH | Duke University

"Application of A Deep Learning Algorithm to Diagnose Glaucoma in a Primary Care Teleophthalmology Sc"


Jiun L. Do, MD, PhD | University of California San Diego

"Optic Nerve Relays to Restore Vision"


Swarup S. Swaninathan, MD | Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

"Big Data Analysis in Glaucoma from an Institutional Imaging Network"


Sylvia L. Groth, MD | Vanderbilt University

"Comparing the Reliability of the Head-Mounted VisuALL Field Analyzer to Humphrey Field Analyzer"


Qianqian Wang, MD, FRCSC | University of Montreal Hospital Centre

"Longitudinal vascular and neurosensory alterations following intraocular pressure elevation in mice"


Ze Zhang, MD | Tulane University Medical School

"24-hour Intraocular Pressure Monitoring after Angle-Based Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery"


Catherine Q. Sun, MD | University of California San Francisco

"Effect of Blood Pressure on Glaucoma Progression Grant Guidelines"

2018

Eva DeVience, MD | West Virginia University Eye Institute

"Evaluation of Icare Home for Self Tonometry by Glaucoma Patients"


Jiun L Do, MD, PhD | University of California San Diego

"Cellular Replacement Strategies to Restore Visual Function"


Joshua Ehrlich, MD | Regents of the University of Michigan

"Validation of a Performance-Based Outcome Measure for Glaucoma in India"


Mona A Kaleem, MD | University of Maryland School of Medicine

"Characteristics of Glaucoma Patients Attending Vision Rehabilitation"


Ken Lin, MD, PhD | Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California, Irvine

"Identifying risk factors for glaucoma tube shunt surgery using machine and deep learning"


Gavin Roddy, MD, PhD | Mayo Clinic

"Stanniocalcin-1 treatment of the DBA/2J mouse"


Mohamed S Sayed, MD | Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

"Machine Learning Algorithm for Glaucoma Visual Field Analysis"


Qianqian Wang, MD, FRCSC | University of Montreal Hospital Centre

"Longitudinal vascular and neurosensory alterations following intraocular pressure elevation in mice"


Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD | University of Southern California

"Automated Detection of Gonioscopic Angle Closure Based on Anterior Segment OCT Imaging"


Jithin Yohannan, MD, MPH | Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

"Evidence Based Criteria for Assessment of Optic Nerve OCT Reliability"


Nazlee Zebardast, MD, MSC | Massachusetts Eye and Ear

"Understanding progression in angle closure eyes"

2017

Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD | Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, USC

"Characterization and Structural Analysis of Fibrillar Material Found in Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma"


Amanda K. Bicket, MD | Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins

"Systematic Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments for Glaucoma"


Andrew S. Camp, MD | Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego

"Developing a Personalized Glaucoma Treatment Plan Using Home Tonometry"


Divakar Gupta, MD | Duke University/Duke Eye Center

"Data Science and Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery"


Shivani S. Kamat, MD | University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center

"The Effects of Ocular Solar Exposure on the Incidence of Exfoliation Syndrome"


Daniel Lee, MD | Wills Eye Hospital

"Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCT-A) in the Setting of Disc Hemorrhages (DH)"


Yao Liu, MD | University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Macular Pigment and Glaucoma Incidence in Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (CAREDS2)"


Brian D. McMillan, MD | West Virginia University

"Wound Modulation by Inhibition of Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs) in Ahmed Valve Filtration Surgery"


Siddarth N. Rathi, MD, MBA | New York University

"Resource Use and Cost Comparison for Patients with Pseudoexfoliation Vs. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma"


Krishna P. Shanmugam, MD | University of Missouri School of Medicine

"Risk Assessment for the Development and Progression of Glaucoma using Big Data Analysis"


Sarah H. Van Tassel, MD | Weill Cornell Medical College

"Tele-Gonioscopy: an iPhone Goniolens System for Photos and Videos"

2016

Jella A. An, MD| The Curtors of the University of Missouri

Title: Attenuation of Early and Late Bleb Fibrosis by Combination SAHA and Decorin Gene Therapy


Amanda K. Bicket, MD | Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

Title: Building Skills in the Quantitative Analysis of Glaucoma Surgical Care


Michael D. Greenwood, MD | Vance Thompson Vision

Title: Local Atmospheric Pressure Effects on Electroretinogram and Visual Evoked Potentials in POAG


Ambika S. Hoguet, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title: Evaluating Changes to the Iridocorneal Angle Following Angle Surgery Using FD-OCT


Robert M. Kinast, MD | Devers Eye Institute

Title: Improved Eye Drop Delivery in Glaucoma Patients


Arindel S. Maharj, MD, PhD | University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Title: Comparison of Ocular Perfusion Pressure (OPP), Blood Pressure (BP), Visual Field and RNFL in Glaucoma


Grace M. Richter, MD, MPH | USC Roski Eye Institute

Title: Quantification of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) Perfusion Parameters


Manjool M. Shah, MD | Kellogg Eye Center - University of Michigan

Title: Incidence of Missed Angle Closure Diagnoses in Patients with Acute Angle Closure


Ramya N. Swamy, MD, MPH | University of Maryland, Baltimore

Title: Surgeon Attitudes and Preferences Regarding Emerging Surgical Technologies and Procedures in the Realm of Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

2015

Elena Bitrian, MD | Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota-Rochester

Title/Purpose: Choroidal Thickness and Episcleral Venous Pressure in Sturge- Weber Syndrome


Lauren S. Blieden, MD | University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston - Cizik Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Evaluating The Presence and Quantity of Biomarkers in Orbital Fat of Prostaglandin Analogue Users


Angela Elam, MD | Kellog Eye Institute, University of Michigan

Title/Purpose: Using Claims Data to Compare the Safety of Glaucoma Drainage Device vs Trabeculectomy With and Without ExPress Shunt


David Fleischman, MD, MS | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Title/Purpose: Non-invasive Imaging in Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics in the Perioptic Subarachnoid Space


Shane J. Havens, MD | University of Nebraska, Truhlsen Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Choroidal Volume Changes with Body Position and the Effect on Intraocular Pressure


Yao Liu, MD | University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title/Purpose: Macular Pigment Levels as a Glaucoma Risk Factor in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study


Yvonne Ou, MD | University of California, San Francisco

Title/Purpose: Early Stages of Neurodegeneration in Glaucoma


Grace M. Richter, MD, MPH | University of Southern California (USC) Eye Institute at Keck Medicine of USC

Title/Purpose: Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) Features of the Optic Nerve Head in Glaucoma


Jeffrey R. SooHoo, MD | University of Colorado

Title/Purpose: Enhancing Skills in 3D Design to Develop New Surgical Treatments for Glaucoma


Luis E. Vazquez, MD | University of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Regulation of Retinal Ganglion Cell (RGC) Synaptic Stability in Early Glaucomatous Damage


Joanne, C.H. Wen, MD | University of Washington

Title/Purpose: Diurnal Optic Disc Perfusion Measured with Optical Coherence Tomography-Based Microangiography

2014

Deepta A. Ghate, MD | Truhlsen Eye Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Title/Purpose: Measurement of intraocular pressure and aqueous outflow in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease


Ying Han, MD, PhD | University of California, San Francisco

Title/Purpose: The Future of Functional Assessment: Web-based Visual Field Testing


Alex A. Huang, MD, PhD | UCLA Department of Ophthalmology and Doheny Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Real-Time Imaging of Aqueous Humor Outflow


Mona A. Kaleem, MD | University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title/Purpose: Referral to Low Vision Services for Glaucoma Patients


O'Rese J. Knight, MD | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Title/Purpose: Assessing Diurnal IOP Trends in response to glaucoma surgery with Triggerfish


Ian F. Pitha, MD, PhD | Wilmer Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Title/Purpose: Improving drop and nanoparticle bioavailability with a tight junction modulating peptide


Arsham Sheybani, MD | Washington University in St. Louis

Title/Purpose: Endothelial cell counts as a marker for glaucoma severity in pseudoexfoliative glaucoma


Luis E. Vazquez, MD | University of Miami

Title/Purpose: Role of microglia in early glaucomatous damage and neuroprotection


Joanne C.H. Wen, MD | University of Washington

Title/Purpose: Ocular rigidity and optic nerve head biomechanics


Amy D. Zhang, MD | University Hospitals Eye Institute, Case Western Reserve Univesity School of Medicine

Title/Purpose: The effect on distal outflow pathways of Trabectome for open-angle glaucoma

2013

Ta C. Chang, MD | Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Outflow Facility and Anti-VEGF Therapy (OFAT)


Ian P. Conner, MD, PhD | UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh

Title/Purpose: Injected Versus Sponge-Applied MMC in a Rabbit Model of Trabeculectomy


Alex A Huang, MD, PhD | University of Southern California

Title/Purpose: Anterior Sclera Pathology in Glaucoma


Paula A. Newman-Casey, MD | University of Michigan

Title/Purpose: Predictors of Longer-Term Glaucoma Medication Adherence


Shuchi B Patel, MD | Loyola University Medical Center

Title/Purpose: Correlation of CPAP use, Intraocular Pressure & Ocular Perfusion Pressure in Patients with Glaucoma


Marcos Reyes, MD | Mason Eye Institute - University of Missouri

Title/Purpose: Attenuation of Glaucoma Filtration Surgery-Induced Scarring by Vorinostat


Jullia A. Rosdahl, MD, PhD | Duke Eye Center

Title/Purpose: Health Coaching for Patient-centered Glaucoma Care


Osamah J. Saeedi, MD | University of Maryland - Baltimore

Title/Purpose: The Role of Ocular Blood Flow at the Capillary Level in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma


Brian J. Song, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title/Purpose: Comparison of Adjunct Visual Function Tests for the Detection of Early Manifest Glaucoma

2012

Osamah J. Saeedi, MD | University of Maryland Medical Center

Title/Purpose: Determine risk factors for poor adherence to glaucoma medication among veterans and the link between poor adherence and visual field progression.


Lauren S. Blieden, MD | University of Texas HSC, Cizik Eye Clinic

Title/Purpose: Using anterior segment OCT to evaluate bleb formation in fenestrated tube shunt implants.


Yang Sun, MD, PhD | Glick Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Establish a national database and biobank for children with congenital glaucoma.


Stella N. Arthur, MD | Washington University

Title/Purpose: Study evaluating cost-effectiveness of Ex-PRESS shunt surgical procedure.


James C. Tan, MD, FRCOphth, PhD | University of So. California, Doheny Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Develop a tissue imaging model of the human trabecular meshwork in which to analyze cell biology, physiology and develop novel glaucoma therapies.


Benjamin J. Frankfort, MD, PhD | Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Characterization of ganglion cell electrical function in a mouse model of acute intraocular pressure elevation.


Joseph F. Panarelli, MD, PhD | Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Impact of iris volume and peripheral iris mobility on angle closure using the AS-OCT.


Tomas M. Grippo, MD | Yale University

Title/Purpose: 24-hr IOP curve acrophase difference between OHTN converters (C) vs. non-converters (NC).


Sung Chul Park, MD | New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title/Purpose: Regional differences in the deformation of the lamina cribrosa at different stages of glaucoma.

2011

Derek S. Welsbie, MD | Johns Hopkins University

Title/Purpose: Screening the mouse receptome using RNA interference to identify novel neuroprotective peptides.


Ta C. Chang, MD | Vanderbilt Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Trabecular meshwork outflow regulation in patients with Marfan's Syndrome carrying FBN-1 mutation.


Albert S. Khouri, MD | University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Title/Purpose: Feasibility of a telepresence in glaucoma care.


Mark A. Slabaugh, MD | Washington University

Title/Purpose: Retinal ganglion cell imaging using bioluminescence.


Ahmad A. Aref, MD | University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title/Purpose: Omega-3 nutritional supplementation for the treatment of ocular surface disease in glaucoma patients.


Anand V. Mantravadi, MD | Anna and William Goldberg Glaucoma Science Service and Research Center, Wills Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Comparing Visante and Cirrus OCT with clinicians in assessment of anterior chamber angle.


Daniel J. Good, MD | Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Title/Purpose: Testing of a selenium-coated biomaterial for use in glaucoma surgery.


Anna-Maria Demetriades, MD | Weill Cornell Medical College

Title/Purpose: Neuroprotection via muller glial cells for the treatment of glaucoma.


Benjamin J. Frankfort, MD, PhD | Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Characterization of a mouse model of acute intraocular pressure elevation.

2010

Mina Pantcheva, MD | Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Investigate the effect of different intraocular pressure lowering medications on the retinal blood flow.


JoAnn Giaconi, MD | Jules Eye Institute, UCLA

Title/Purpose: Presentation at a major meeting of a study entitled Evaluation of Evidence Based Glaucoma Practices at the Veterans Administration.


Kouros Nouri-Mahdavi, MD, MSc | Jules Eye Institute, UCLA

Title/Purpose: Establish an electrophysiology lab for evaluating the role of pattern ERG in functional assessment of glaucoma and recruit 50-60 subjects (25-30 subjects in each group) for a pilot study.


Yang Sun, MD, PhD | Indiana University

Title/Purpose: Laboratory research to help understand the fundamental mechanisms of glaucoma pathogenesis by studying an animal model of Lowe Syndrome.


Vikas Gulati, MD | University of Nebraska Medical Center

Title/Purpose: Clinical study evaluating the daytime and nighttime effects of brimonidine on aqueous humor defects.


Kathryn E. Bollinger, MD | Medical College of Georgia

Title/Purpose: Development of an animal model of ocular hypertension, "Molecular Mechanisms Underlying σR1-Mediated Retinal Ganglion Cell Protection."


Robert T. Chang, MD | Stanford University

Title/Purpose: Examination and testing of approximately 200 normal and glaucoma patients with RareBit perimetry performed on a portable LCD screen setup.

2009

Kelly W. Muir, MD | Duke University Eye Center

Title/Purpose: Examine glaucoma medication adherence in children with glaucoma.


Scott J. Fudemberg, MD | Wills Eye Institute


Title/Purpose: Attend the 2012 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering in Beijing, China.


Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD | Cornell University

Title/Purpose: Aid in the development of a gold nanrod enhanced photoacoustic imaging technique for examining the aqueous outflow pathway.


Lucy Q. Shen, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title/Purpose: Conduct a clinical research project in the use of OCT imaging in early detection of glaucoma.


Misha F. Syed, MD | University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Title/Purpose: Investigate the imaging of the human optic nerve/lamina cribrosa in glaucoma patients and suspects using adaptive optics OCT with the goal of diagnosing progression of the disease based on quantitative changes in the optic nerve structure, prior to onset of functional changes.


Molly M. Walsh, MD | Duke University Eye Center

Title/Purpose: Explore the effects of aging on modulated gene expression and microarray analysis of mice. Data will be presented at the World Glaucoma Congress 2010.


Michael V. Boland, MD, PhD | Johns Hopkins University

Use of Funds: In vivo evaluation of a novel aqueous drainage device I have designed as part of an interaction with the Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering Department.


Nils A. Loewen, MD, PhD | Yale University School of Medicine

Use of Funds: Study visual field asymmetry and sleep positions in patients with low pressure glaucoma.

2008

Mahmoud A. Khaimi, MD | University of Oklahoma, Dean A. McGee Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Principles and concepts in clinical trials for eye researchers: keratoprosthesis team and Massachusets Eye and Ear.


Rachel W. Kuchtey, MD, PhD | Vanderbilt Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Map a disease locus in a Beagle model for human primary open angle glaucoma.


Farnaz Memarzadeh, MD | University of So. California, Doheny Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Avastin as an anti-scarring agent post trabeculectomy in rabbits.


Kelly W. Muir, MD | DukeUniversity

Title/Purpose: Develop and evaluate educational materials for glaucoma patients with low health literacy skills.


Constance O. Okeke, MD, MSCE | University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute

Title/Purpose: Improve glaucoma suspect follow-up after glaucoma screening.


Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD | Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University


Title/Purpose: Gain skills for testing functional ability in glaucoma by attending the International Low Vision Conference and by visiting Dr. Gary Rubin in London. Acquired skills will be used to test when and how glaucoma produces disability.


Zaher Sbeity, MD, FEBO | New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title/Purpose: Determination of lysyl oxidase-like 1 polymorphisms in children of patients with exfoliation syndrome.


Misha Syed, MD | University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Title/Purpose: Further my education in the area of epidemiology and biostatistics and gain a practical understanding of the basics of epidemiologic research.


Thasarat Vajaranant, MD | University of Illinois at Chicago

Title/Purpose: Establish an electrophysiology lab in glaucoma.


Husam Ansari, MD, PhD | University of Pennsylvania

Title/Purpose: Tuition for the Patient-Oriented Research Training Certificate.


Vandana Badlani, MD | Edward Hines VA Hospital, Chicago, IL

Title/Purpose: Exploration of VA glaucoma database.


Annette Gianciacomo, MD | University of North Carolina

Title/Purpose: To attend Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).


Lesya Shuba, MD, PhD | TDalhousie University

Title/Purpose: Clinical trial of bevacizumab in trabeculectomy surgery.


Arthur Sit, MD | Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Title/Purpose: Technology modernization for the two-dimensional scanning ocular fluorophotometer.


Joshua Stein, MD, MS | University of Michigan

Title/Purpose: Purchase health care claim databases.