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Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch
Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch Staff
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Building 10, Room 10N226
10 Center Drive, MSC 1860
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-1860
Phone: (301) 496-3577
Fax: (301) 402-1214

Mission Statement

The Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch plans and conducts clinical and laboratory research of gene expression and molecular interactions important to the eye, and applies clinically relevant research findings to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the eye and visual system, including corneal disease, cataract, retinal diseases, and abnormalities of the visual pathways. Clinical and laboratory approaches to this research will be coordinated and training opportunities in clinical research methodology will be available.

Structure

The Laboratory of Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch is composed of the following staff:

Name Title E-mail Phone
Rick Ferris, M.D. Acting Chief of OGVFB ferrisf@mail.nih.gov (301) 496-6583
Decoteau, Althea Administrative Support decoteaua@nei.nih.gov (301) 496-3577

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Section Chief E-mail Phone Number
Ophthalmic Clinical Genetics Acting Chief Rick Ferris, M.D. ferrisf@mail.nih.gov (301) 496-3577
Cataract and Cornea Manuel B. Datiles, M.D. md47u@nih.gov (301) 496-3577
Visual Function  Acting Chief Rick Ferris, M.D. ferrisf@mail.nih.gov (301) 496-3577
Ophthalmic Molecular Genetics J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. f3h@helix.nih.gov (301) 496-8300

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