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Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Faculty Overview

Samuel G. Jacobson, MD, PhD

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Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Center for Hereditary Retinal Degenerations, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Retinal Function Department,, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 North 39th Street
2689
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Humanities)
University of Illinois, 1966.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Illinois, 1970.
Ph.D. (Psychophysics)
University of London, 1977.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1970-1971.
Resident, Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1971-1972.
Honorary Clinical Assistant and Doctoral Student, The National Hospital, London, U.K., 1972-1977.
Research Affiliate, MIT, Department of Psychology, Cambridge, MA, 1977-1983.
Resident, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1977-1980.
Fellow, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Institute of Ophthalmology and Vision Research, 1980-1982.
Fellow, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1982-1983.
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Selected Publications

Matsui Rodrigo, McGuigan Iii David B, Gruzensky Michaela L, Aleman Tomas S, Schwartz Sharon B, Sumaroka Alexander, Koenekoop Robert K, Cideciyan Artur V, Jacobson Samuel G: SPATA7: Evolving phenotype from cone-rod dystrophy to retinitis pigmentosa. Ophthalmic genetics 37(3): 333-8, Sep 2016.

Kong Xiangrong, Strauss Rupert W, Michaelides Michel, Cideciyan Artur V, Sahel José-Alain, Muñoz Beatriz, West Sheila, Scholl Hendrik P N: Visual Acuity Loss and Associated Risk Factors in the Retrospective Progression of Stargardt Disease Study (ProgStar Report No. 2). Ophthalmology Jul 2016.

Heon Elise, Alabduljalil Talal, Iii David B McGuigan, Cideciyan Artur V, Li Shuning, Chen Shiyi, Jacobson Samuel G: Visual Function and Central Retinal Structure in Choroideremia. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 57(9): OCT377-87, Jul 2016.

Sumaroka Alexander, Matsui Rodrigo, Cideciyan Artur V, McGuigan David B, Sheplock Rebecca, Schwartz Sharon B, Jacobson Samuel G: Outer Retinal Changes Including the Ellipsoid Zone Band in Usher Syndrome 1B due to MYO7A Mutations. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 57(9): OCT253-61, Jul 2016.

McGuigan David B, Roman Alejandro J, Cideciyan Artur V, Matsui Rodrigo, Gruzensky Michaela L, Sheplock Rebecca, Jacobson Samuel G: Automated Light- and Dark-Adapted Perimetry for Evaluating Retinitis Pigmentosa: Filling a Need to Accommodate Multicenter Clinical Trials. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 57(7): 3118-28, Jun 2016.

Cideciyan Artur V, Roman Alejandro J, Jacobson Samuel G, Yan Boyuan, Pascolini Michele, Charng Jason, Pajaro Simone, Nirenberg Sheila: Developing an Outcome Measure With High Luminance for Optogenetics Treatment of Severe Retinal Degenerations and for Gene Therapy of Cone Diseases. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 57(7): 3211-21, Jun 2016.

Vincent Ajoy, Audo Isabelle, Tavares Erika, Maynes Jason T, Tumber Anupreet, Wright Thomas, Li Shuning, Michiels Christelle, Condroyer Christel, MacDonald Heather, Verdet Robert, Sahel José-Alain, Hamel Christian P, Zeitz Christina, Héon Elise: Biallelic Mutations in GNB3 Cause a Unique Form of Autosomal-Recessive Congenital Stationary Night Blindness. American journal of human genetics 98(5): 1011-9, May 2016.

Jacobson Samuel G, Matsui Rodrigo, Sumaroka Alexander, Cideciyan Artur V: Retinal Structure Measurements as Inclusion Criteria for Stem Cell-Based Therapies of Retinal Degenerations. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 57(5): ORSFn1-9, Apr 2016.

Jin Minghao, Li Songhua, Hu Jane, Jin Heather H, Jacobson Samuel G, Bok Dean: Functional Rescue of Retinal Degeneration-Associated Mutant RPE65 Proteins. Advances in experimental medicine and biology 854: 525-32, 2016.

Jacobson Samuel G, Cideciyan Artur V, Huang Wei Chieh, Sumaroka Alexander, Nam Hyun Ju, Sheplock Rebecca, Schwartz Sharon B: Leber Congenital Amaurosis: Genotypes and Retinal Structure Phenotypes. Advances in experimental medicine and biology 854: 169-75, 2016.

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