University of Pennsylvania Health System

Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Maureen G. Maguire, PhD

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Carolyn F. Jones Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Senior Scholar, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Associate, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
3535 Market Street, Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309
Graduate Group Affiliations
B.A. (Mathematics)
Rider College Summa cum laude, Honors in Mathematics, 1975.
Sc.M. (Biostatistics)
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health , 1977.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health , 1983.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Maguire is Director of the Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and Biostatistics with the Department of Ophthalmology. Current research projects include:

1) directing the Coordinating Center for the NIH-funded Comparison of Age-related Macular Degeneration Treatments Trials, a multicenter, randomized clinical trial involving 1200 patients with choroidal neovascularization
2) screening for and treatment of eye conditions affecting preschool children
3) methodology in clinical research for ocular conditions including efficient study design and analysis of correlated data.

Dr. Maguire consults on many projects in vision science, both within and outside of the University.

Selected Publications

Yaffe K, Ackerson L, Hoang T, Go A, Maguire MG, Ying GS, Daniel E, Bazzano LA, Coleman M, Cohen DL, Kusek JW, Ojo A, Seliger S, Xie D, Grunwald JE, CRIC Study Investigators: Retinopathy and cognitive impairment in adults with CKD. Am J Kidney Dis 61: 219-27, 2013 Notes: Epub 2012 Dec 1.

Brader HS, Ying G-S, Martin ER, Maguire MG, Complications of Age-related Macular Degeneration Prevention Trial (CAPT) Research Group: Characteristics of incident geographic atrophy in the Complications of Age-related Macular Degeneration Prevention Trial (CAPT). Ophthalmology 120: 1871-9, 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Apr 25.

Ying G-S, Huang J, Maguire M, Quinn G, Kulp MT, Ciner, E, Cyert L, Orel-Bixler D, the Vision In Preschoolers (VIP) Study Group: Associations of anisometropia with unilateral amblyopia, interocular acuity difference and stereoacuity in preschoolers. Ophthalmology 120: 219-217, 2013.

Epstein SP, Gadaria-Rathod N, Wei Y, Maguire MG, Asbell PA: HLA-DR expression as a biomarker of inflammation for multicenter clinical trials of ocular surface disease. Exp Eye Res 111: 95-104, 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Apr 6.

Hagstrom SA, Ying G-S, Pauer GJT, Sturgill-Short GM, Huang J, Callanan DG, Kim IK, Klein ML, Maguire MG, Martin DF, the Comparison of AMD Treatments Trials Research Group: Pharmacogenetics for genes associated with age-related macular degeneration in the Comparison of AMD Treatments Trials (CATT). Ophthalmology 120: 593-9, 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Jan 18.

Ying G-S, Huang J, Maguire MG, Jaffe GJ, Grunwald JE, Toth C, Daniel E, Klein M, Pieramici D, Wells J, Martin DF,the CATT Research Group : Baseline predictors for one-year visual outcomes with ranibizumab or bevacizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology 120: 122–129, 2013 Notes: Epub 2012 Oct 6.

Bunya VY, Brainard DH, Daniel E, Massaro-Giordano M, Nyberg W, Windsor E, Pearson DJ, Huang J, Maguire MG, Stone RA: Assessment of signs of anterior blepharitis using standardized color photographs. Cornea 32: 1475-82, 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Sep 19.

Gadaria-Rathod N, Dentone PG, Peskin E, Maguire MG, Moser A, Asbell PA: Red blood cell fatty acid analysis for determining compliance with omega3 supplements in dry eye disease trials. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Aug 24.

Massof RW, Maguire MG, Gerushat DR, Deremeik JT, Goldstein JE, Warren M, Ervin A-M, Stelmack JA, Ramulu PY, Hawkins BS, Frick KD: In Ophthalmology and the Ageing Society, edited by Scholl HPN, Massof RW, West S. Springer-Verlag, New York 2013 2013.

Huang J, Maguire M, Ciner E, Kulp M, Quinn G, Orel-Bixler D, Cyert L, Moore B, Ying G-S: Inter-tester agreement in refractive error measurements between lay and nurse screener in administering Retinomax autorefractor and SureSight vision screener. Optom Vis Sci 90: 1128-1137, 2013.

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