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
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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Dutca L, Stasheff S, Hedberg-Buenz A, Rudd D, Batra N, Blodi F, Yorek M, Yin T, Shankar M, Herlein J, Naidoo J, Morlock L, Williams N, Kardon R, Anderson M, Pieper A, Harper M.  Early detection of subclinical visual damage after blast-mediated TBI enables prevention of chronic visual deficit by treatment with P7C3-S243.  Investigative ophthalmology & visual science.  2014 December 2. 55(12):8330-41.

Yin T, Britt J, De Jesús-Cortés H, Lu Y, Genova R, Khan M, Voorhees J, Shao J, Katzman A, Huntington P, Wassink C, McDaniel L, Newell E, Dutca L, Naidoo J, Cui H, Bassuk A, Harper M, McKnight S, Ready J, Pieper A.  P7C3 neuroprotective chemicals block axonal degeneration and preserve function after traumatic brain injury.  Cell reports.  2014 September 25. 8(6):1731-40.

Yorek M, Obrosov A, Shevalye H, Lupachyk S, Harper M, Kardon R, Yorek M.  Effect of glycemic control on corneal nerves and peripheral neuropathy in streptozotocin-induced diabetic C57Bl/6J mice.  Journal of the peripheral nervous system : JPNS.  2014 September 1. 19(3):205-17.

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.

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