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David Krizaj, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor, Neurobiology - Adjunct Professor

Academic Office Information

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

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship University of California San Francisco
Physiology and Ophthalmology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduate Training New York University
Physiology and Biophysics
Doctoral Training New York University
Physiology and Biophysics
Graduate Training University of Ljubljana, School of Medicine
Undergraduate University of Ljublijana
Molecular Biology and Animal Physiology

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