Current Faculty Research
Dr. Praveena Gupta Optometrist, licensed optometric glaucoma specialist
- Studying the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and therapeutic interventions.
- Investigating tissue engineering and cell based replacement therapy for retinal tissue regeneration in animal models.
- Non-invasive in vivo imaging of ocular tissues in transgenic mouse models.
Research: Vision-saving Breakthroughs
UTMB Health Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is striving for the discovery of new, innovative approaches to diagnose and treat eye diseases. With a research lab, clinical trials center and two eye centers, it offers the perfect research environment to translate new discoveries to improved patient care.