Department / Division
Ophthalmology / Retinal Ophthalmology
Durham, NC 27710
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), trauma, retinal detachment, macular holes and disease, diabetic retinopathy; research interests include genetics and treatment of AMD, diabetes and trauma, delivery and regulation of medical care
My main research interest involves the study of Genetics and Epidemiology of Macular Degeneration. In addition, I am investigating several interventions and how to improve the quality of diabetes care.
I also participate in multi-center clinical trials.
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
Postel, EA; Agarwal, A; Caldwell, J; Gallins, P; Toth, C; Schmidt, S; Scott, WK; Hauser, MA; Haines, JL; Pericak-Vance, MA. Complement factor H increases risk for atrophic age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:1504-1507. (2006) Abstract
Haines, JL; Hauser, MA; Schmidt, S; Scott, WK; Olson, LM; Gallins, P; Spencer, KL; Kwan, SY; Noureddine, M; Gilbert, JR; Schnetz-Boutaud, N; Agarwal, A; Postel, EA; Pericak-Vance, MA. Complement factor H variant increases the risk of age-related macular degeneration. Science. 2005;308:419-421. (2005) Abstract
Postel, EA; Agarwal, A; Schmidt, S; Fan, YT; Scott, WK; Gilbert, JR; Haines, JL; Pericak-Vance, MA. Comparing age-related macular degeneration phenotype in probands from singleton and multiplex families. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005;139:820-825. (2005) Abstract