Ahmara Gibbons Ross, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8715
Bryn Mawr College, 2003.
Jefferson Medical College, 2011.
PhD (Molecular Pharmacology/Structural Biology)
Thomas Jefferson University, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Ross AG, McDougald DS, Khan RS, Duong TT, Dine KE, Aravand P, Bennett J, Chavali VRM, Shindler KS: Rescue of retinal ganglion cells in optic nerve injury using cell-selective AAV mediated delivery of SIRT1. Nature Gene Therapy February 2021.

Reggie SN, Avery RA, Bavinger JC, Jivraj I, Alfaro C, Pistilli M, Kohli AA, Liu GT, Shindler KS, Ross AG, Kardon RH, Sibony PA, Tamhankar M: The sensitivity and specificity of retinal and choroidal folds to distinguish between mild papilloedema and pseudopapilledema. Eye (London) January 2021.

Khan RS, Ross AG, Aravand P, Dine K, Selzer EB, Shindler KS: RGC and Vision Loss From Traumatic Optic Neuropathy Induced by Repetitive Closed Head Trauma Is Dependent on Timing and Force of Impact. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 10(1), January 2021.

Kikut A, Sanyal M, Vaughn M, Ridley-Merriweather KE, Head K, Salowe R, Lomax-Reese S, Lewis M, Ross AG, Cui QN, Addis V, Sankar PS, Miller-Ellis E, O'Brien JM: Learning from Black/African American Participants: Applying the Integrated Behavioral Model to Assess Recruitment Strategies for a Glaucoma Genetic Study. Health Commun December 2020.

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 Reprots 33(5): 108271, Nov 2020.

Khan RS, Ross AG, Willett K, Dine K, Banas R, Brown LR, Shindler KS: Amnion-Derived Multipotent Progenitor Cells Suppress Experimental Optic Neuritis and Myelitis. Neurotherapeutics October 2020.

Jivraj I, Cruz CA, Pistilli M, Kohli AA, Liu GT, Shindler KS, Avery RA, Garvin MK, Wang JK, Ross A, Tamhankar MA: Utility of Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Differentiating Papilledema From Pseudopapilledema: A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 10, September 2020.

Kohli AA, Pistilli M, Alfaro C, Ross AG, Jivraj I, Bagchi S, Chan J, May D, Liu GT, Shindler KS, Tamhankar MA: Role of Ocular Ultrasonography to Distinguish Papilledema From Pseudopapilledema. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology June 2020.

Qi Cui, Albert Bargoud, Ahmara Ross, Ying Song: Oral administration of the iron chelator deferiprone protects against loss of retinal ganglion cells in a mouse model of glaucoma. Experimental Eye Research 193, Feb 2020.

Kikut A, Vaughn M, Salowe R, Sanyal M, Merriam S, Lee R, Becker E, Lomax-Reese S, Lewis M, Ryan R, Ross A, Cui QN, Addis V, Sankar PS, Miller-Ellis E, Cannuscio C, O'Brien J: Evaluation of a multimedia marketing campaign to engage African American patients in glaucoma screening. Prev Med Rep. January 2020.

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