Graham E. Quinn

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Professor of Ophthalmology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A.B. (Chemistry)
Duke University, 1969.
Duke University School of Medicine, 1973.
M.S.C.E. (Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Quinn is known for his research on retinopathy of prematurity, assessment of visual function and ocular development, and vision screening and treatment of amblyopia in young children. He has helped to develop techniques to assess disease or treatment effects in infants and children who are at risk for developing severe retinopathy of prematurity. Digital imaging of the ocular fundus is an active area of research in the neonatal intensive care unit. In addition, in his laboratory, non-invasive state of the art technology is used to study the role of very small changes in eye length in the development of abnormal refractive errors such as myopia.

Clinical Trials
Dr. Quinn is an investigator in the Early Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity Clinical Trial, clinical trials of Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, and the Cryotherapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity Trial.

refractive development, retinopathy of prematurity, clinical trials, pedatric ophthalmology

Description of Other Expertise

clinical trials, epidemiology, study design

Description of Itmat Expertise

retinopathy of prematurity
visual development
international eye health

Selected Publications

Quinn GE, Francis EL, Nipper KS, Flitcroft DI, Ying GS, Rees RC, Schmid GF, Maguire MG, Stone RA: Highly precise eye length measurements in children ages 3-12 years. ARCH OPHTHALMOL 121: 985-90, 2003.

Quinn GE: “Ocular disorders and the primary care practitioner” CURRENT PEDIATRIC THERAPY (17TH Edition). Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER, Polin RA (eds.). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, In Press.

Gilbert C, Rahi J, Quinn GE: “Childhood blindness” EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EYE DISEASE (2nd Edition) In Press.

Dobson V, Quinn GE on behalf of the CRYO-ROP Cooperative group: Health-related quality of life at age 10 years in low-birth-weight children with and without severe retinopathy of prematurity. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Waikoloa, Hawaii, March 2003.

Quinn GE on behalf of the Vision in Preschoolers Study Group: The Vision in Preschoolers Study. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Waikoloa, Hawaii, March 2003.

Quinn GE: “Retinal development and the pathophysiology of retinopathy of prematurity” Chapter 175. FETAL AND NEONATAL PHYSIOLOGY, 3rd Edition Pollin R, Fox W (eds.). Elsevier Science, Philadelphia, PA, in press 2003.

Loman J, Quinn GE, Kamoun L, Ying GS, Maguire MG, Hudesman D, Stone RA: Darkness and nearwork: Myopia and its progression in third year law students. OPHTHALMOL 109: 1032-1038, 2002.

Liu GT, Miki A, Goldsmith Z, van Erg TGM, Francis E, Quinn GE, Modestino EJ, Bonhomme GR, Haselgrove JC: Eye dominance in visual cortex using functional MRI at 1.5 T: An alternative method. J AMER ASSOC PEDIATR OPHTHALMOL & STRABISMUS 6: 40-48, 2002.

Cryotherapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity Cooperative Group (Member of writing committee): Multicenter trial of cryotherapy for retinopathy of prematurity: Ocular outcome at 5.5 years in premature infants with birth weight <1251g. ARCH OPHTHALMOL 120: 595-599, 2002.

Reynolds JR, Dobson V, Quinn GE, Fielder AR, Palmer EA, Saunders RA, Hardy RJ, Phelps DL, Baker JL, Trese MT, Schaffer DB, Tung B: Evidence-Based Screening Criteria for Retinopathy of Prematurity: Natural History Data from the CRYO-ROP and LIGHT-ROP Studies. ARCH OPHTHALMOL 120: 1470-1476, 2002.

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