Description of Research Expertise
Dr. Vivian Lee is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and ocular pathologist. Her primary research program is focused on the biology of wound healing and tumorigenesis. In collaboration with the Department of Dermatology, she is currently examining cell signaling pathways in ocular surface epithelial cells that can be targeted for future therapies.
Ophthalmology; ocular pathology; wound healing; tumorigenesis
Zuo L, Khan RS, Lee V, Dine K, Wu W, Shindler KS: SIRT1 Promotes RGC Survival and Delays Loss of Function Following Optic Nerve Crush Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 54 (7): 5097-102,2013.
Potter HD, Lee V, Hinshaw MA, Khedr SS, Albert DM, Bukat C: Lichen simplex chronicus of the conjunctiva JAMA Ophthalmology 131 (6): 816-8,2013.
Lee V, Sulewski ME, Zaidi A, Nichols CW, Bunya VY: Elevated intraocular pressure-induced interlamellar stromal keratitis occurring 9 years after laser in situ keratomileusis Cornea 31 (1): 87-9,2012.
Chung DC, Lee V, Maguire AM: Recent advances in ocular gene therapy Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 20 (5): 377-81,2009.
Angilletta MJ Jr, Lee V, Silva AC: Energetics of lizard embryos are not canalized by thermal acclimation Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79 (3): 573-80,2006.
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Academic Contact Information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
Scheie Building Rm. 620
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366