The nationally renowned physicians and basic scientists at DMEI conduct an active program of research into the mechanisms and treatments of eye disease. Currently, research is underway into problems of endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, intraocular tumors, mechanisms of retinal degeneration, glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, and inflammation and viral infections of the cornea.


Dr. Robert E. "Gene" Anderson serves as the Director of Vision Research for the Dean McGee Eye Institute and the OU Department of Ophthalmology.


For more information on the OU Vision Research Program click the link provided.


Research Faculty

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* Martin-Paul Agbaga, PhD
Assistant Professor



Steve Brush
Research Instructor



* Phillip S. Coburn, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research



* Dimitris Karamichos, PhD
W. Stanley Muenzler Professor in Corneal Disease



* Feng Li, MD, MPH, MS
Research Instructor



* Robert E. Anderson, MD, PhD
Dean A. McGee Prof. George Lynn Cross Research Prof.



* Michelle C. Callegan, PhD
James P. Luton Prof. Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Prof. George Lynn Cross Research Prof.
* Michael H. Elliott, PhD
Associate Professor



* Darren J. Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor



* Raju V.S. Rajala, PhD
M.G. McCool Professor



Lea D. Bennett, PhD
Assistant Professor



* Daniel J.J. Carr, PhD
Stanton L. Young Prof. George Lynn Cross Research Prof.



Kevin K. Fuller, PhD
Assistant Professor



Sun Young Lee, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Clinician Scientist

* Lily L. Wong, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research



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