Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

Matthew M. Harper, PhD


Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Office: Bldg 42 VAMC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-338-0581

Email: matthew-harper@uiowa.edu


BS, Biology, Iowa State University
PhD, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Iowa State University

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research

Selected Publications

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Mohan K, Harper M, Kecova H, Ye E, Lazic T, Sakaguchi D, Kardon R, Grozdanic S.  Characterization of structure and function of the mouse retina using pattern electroretinography, pupil light reflex, and optical coherence tomography.  Vet Ophthalmol.  2012 September. 15 Suppl. 2.

Mohan K, Kecova H, Hernandez-Merino  E, Kardon R, Harper M.  Retinal ganglion cell damage in an experimental rodent model of blast-mediated traumatic brain injury.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2012 May 15. 54(5):3340-50.

Wang Q, Grozdanic S, Harper M, Hamouche N, Kecova H, Lazic T, Yu C.  Exploring Raman spectroscopy for the evaluation of glaucomatous retinal changes.  J Biomed Opt.  2011 October. 16(10):107006.

Harper M, Grozdanic S, Blits B, Kuehn M, Zamzow D, Buss J, Kardon R, Sakaguchi D.  Transplantation of BDNF-secreting mesenchymal stem cells provides neuroprotection in chronically hypertensive rat eyes.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2011 June 23. 52(7):4506-15.

Jiang B, Harper M, Kecova H, Adamus G, Kardon R, Grozdanic S, Kuehn M.  Neuroinflammation in advanced canine glaucoma.  Mol Vis.  2010 October 15. 16:2092-108.

Grozdanic S, Lazic T, Kuehn M, Harper M, Kardon R, Kwon Y, Lavik E, Sakaguchi D.  Exogenous modulation of intrinsic optic nerve neuroprotective activity.  Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol.  2010 August. 248(8):1105-16.

Grozdanic S, Kecova H, Harper M, Nilaweera W, Kuehn M, Kardon R.  Functional and structural changes in a canine model of hereditary primary angle-closure glaucoma.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2010 January. 51(1):255-63.

Harper M, Adamson L, Blits B, Bunge M, Grozdanic S, Sakaguchi D.  Brain-derived neurotrophic factor released from engineered mesenchymal stem cells attenuates glutamate- and hydrogen peroxide-mediated death of staurosporine-differentiated RGC-5 cells.  Exp Eye Res.  2009 October. 89(4):538-48.

Harper M, Ye E, Blong E, Jacobson M, Sakaguchi D.  Integrins contribute to initial morphological development and process outgrowth in rat adult hippocampal progenitor cells.  J Mol Neurosci.  2009 March. 40(3):269-83.

Grozdanic S, Harper M, Kecova H.  Antibody-mediated retinopathies in canine patients: mechanism, diagnosis, and treatment modalities.  Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract.  2008 March. 38(2):361-87.

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