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Kang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology


Laboratory web page: http://zhanglab.ucsd.edu


Key words:  Ophthalmic genetics, eye diseases, ophthalmology, genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, retina, age-related macular degeneration, macular degeneration, AMD, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal degeneration, stem cells, DNA, genes, genetic mapping, SNP markers, bioinformatics, HTRA1, aging, methylation


Projects:

  1. Genetic and molecular basis of eye diseases
  2. Collection of blood or skin biopsy samples from patients with late-life blinding disorders and from healthy controls for a stem cell bank.
  3. Cell based therapy for degenerative retinal disease
  4. Generating human retinal models of eye diseases

These projects are available for the following: