David Krizaj, PhD

Research Interests

  • Glaucoma
  • Mechanisms of Calcium Homeostasis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision
  • Neuron-Glia Interaction
  • TRPV1
  • Astrocytes
  • Synaptic Transmission
  • Retina
  • Retinal Degeneration and Cell Biology
  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Cellular mechanisms of neurotoxicity and the role calcium plays in neuropathological disorders

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Neurobiology and Anatomy - Adjunct Professor, Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor

Academic Office Information

  • 801-213-2777
  • Clinical Neurosciences Center
    175 North Medical Drive East, Room: 4014B
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Email: david.krizaj@hsc.utah.edu

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of California San Francisco
Physiology and Ophthalmology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training New York University
Physiology and Biophysics
Ph.D.
Graduate Training New York University
Physiology and Biophysics
M.S.
Graduate Training University of Ljubljana, School of Medicine
Biophysics
Undergraduate University of Ljublijana
Molecular Biology and Animal Physiology
B.S.

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Education History

Type School Degree Country
Graduate Training University of Ljubljana, School of Medicine
Biophysics
Slovenia
Undergraduate University of Ljublijana
Molecular Biology and Animal Physiology
B.S. Slovenia

Career

Institution Description Country
University of Ljublijana, Biocybernetics Laboratory Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Computing Slovenia

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