Katherine Uyhazi, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Department: Ophthalmology
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51 N 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-8676
B.S (Biology)
The College of New Jersey, 2005.
M.D/Ph.D. (Cell Biology)
Yale School of Medicine, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Uyhazi KE, Bennett J : A CRISPR view of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. J Clin Invest 131(1): e145214, Jan 2021.

Bailey R, Leo L, Bell B, Pham J, Fossett G, Duong T, Aleman TS, Bennett J, Uyhazi KE: Developing Gene Therapy for Gyrate Atrophy. Gene Therapy and Vaccines Annual Program Retreat, University of Pennsylvania 2021.

Sterling JK, Adetunji MO, Guttha S, Bargoud AR, Uyhazi KE, Ross AG, Dunaief JL, Cui QN: GLP-1 Receptor Agonist NLY01 Reduces Retinal Inflammation and Neuron Death Secondary to Ocular Hypertension. Cell Reports 33(5): 108271, Nov 2020.

Uyhazi KE, Aravand P, Bell BA, Wei Z, Leo L, Serrano LW, Pearson DJ, Shpylchak I, Pham J, Vasireddy V, Bennett J, Aleman TS : Treatment Potential for LCA5-Associated Leber Congenital Amaurosis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 61(5): 30, May 2020.

Uyhazi KE, Yang Y, Liu N, Qi H, Huang XA, Mak W, Weatherbee SD, de Prisco N, Gennarino VA, Song X, Lin H: Pumilio Proteins Utilize Distinct Regulatory Mechanisms to Achieve Complementary Functions Required for Pluripotency and Embryogenesis. PNAS 117(14): 7851-7862, Apr 2020.

Uyhazi KE, Aravand P, Bell BA, Wei Z, Leo L, Serrano LW, Pearson DJ, Shpylchak I, Pham J, Vasireddy V, Bennett J, Aleman TS: Treatment Potential for LCA5-associated Retinal Degenerations. Association for Resarch in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD) 2020 Notes: Poster Abstract #3357472.

Ammar MJ, Scavelli KT, Uyhazi KE, Bedoukian EC, Serrano LW, Edelstein ID, Vergilio G, Cooper RF, Morgan JIW, Kumar P, Aleman TS: Enhanced S-Cone Syndrome: Visual Function, Cross-Sectional Imaging, and Cellular Structure with Adaptive Optics Ophthalmoscopy. Retinal Cases & Brief Reports Jul 2019.

Nti AA, Serrano LW, Sandhu HS, Uyhazi KE, Edelstein ID, Zhou EJ, Bowman S, Song D, Gangadhar TC, Schuchter LM, Mitnick S, Huang A, Nichols CW, Amaravadi RK, Kim BJ, Aleman TS: Frequent Subclinical Macular Changes in Combined BRAF/MEK Inhibition with High-Dose Hydroxychloroquione as Treatment for Advanced Metatstatic BRAF Mutuant Melanoma: Preliminary Results From a Phase I/II Clinical Treatment Trial. Retina 39(3): 502-513, Mar 2019.

Uyhazi KE, Bennett J: Blinded by the light: a nonhuman primate model of achromatopsia. The Journal of Clinical Investigation 129(2): 513-515, Feb 2019.

Scoles D, Uyhazi KE, Serrano LW, Aleman TS. : Structural Correlates of Short-wavelength and Normalized Near- infrared Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging in Choroideremia. Poster, 2019 Association for Research in Visions and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting (Vancouver, Canada) 2019 Notes: Poster.

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