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Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

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Edward N. Pugh, Jr, PhD

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Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
F.M. Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology
Stellar-Chance Building, Room 309B
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6069
Office: 215-898-2403
Fax: 215-573-7155
BA (Mathematics)
Spring Hill College, 1968.
M.A. (Mathemetics)
University of Michigan, 1970.
Ph.D. (Mathematical Psychology)
University of Michigan, 1972.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Associate in Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1972-1974.
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Description of Research Expertise


- Photoreceptor physiology: mechanisms underlying the light responses of rod and cone photoreceptors
- Murine electroretinography: use as a non-invasive monitor of retinal function in normal and transgenic mice
- Polarization vision: biological mechanisms, behavioral psychophysics,and polarization-difference imaging
- Human visual evoked potentials: combined with psychophysics to investigate early cortical processes
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Last updated: 10/16/2008
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