School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Imaging of the Retina



Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D. Anatomy and Cell Biology, Ophthalmology
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Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D.
Professor

Anatomy & Cell Biology, Ophthalmology

Research Interest

Our goal is to prevent vision loss and blindness due to diabetic retinopathy and neurodegenerative disease. We develop and apply functional MRI methods to detect the effectiveness of a treatment earlier in the course of disease than is currently possible.

Disease/Disorder

diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa

 

Species

Human, rats and mice.

Methods

Manganese-Enhanced MRI  (MEMRI).

Key Collaborators

Tim Kern (Case Western Reserve University), Paul Tofts (Brighton and Sussex Medical School, England)

Publications

PubMed Search (past 5 years).

Division/Laboratory

Laboratory

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