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Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Faculty Overview

Qi N. Cui, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Instuctor A of Ophthalmology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
University of Pennsylvania
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Molecular & Cellular Biology and Psychology)
University of Arizona, 2002.
PhD (Neurobiology and Anatomy)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry , 2009.
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry , 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Transitional Intern, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011-2012.
Resident, Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2012-2015.
Clinical Fellow, Glaucoma, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2016.
American Board of Ophthalmology, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Cui specializes in the diagnosis and management of both cataracts and glaucoma. She cares for patients at the Scheie Eye Institute and at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Cui is primarily interested in translational genetics research with respect to sub-classifying and characterizing primary open angle glaucoma in an effort towards finding targeted therapies. Her research also involves examining the latest diagnostic and surgical techniques used in the management of various forms of glaucoma.

Key Words
Glaucoma; genetics research; mitochondria; glaucoma drainage devices; minimally invasive glaucoma surgery

Selected Publications

Cui Qi N, Bachus Laura, Knoth Eva, O'Neill William E, Paige Gary D: Eye position and cross-sensory learning both contribute to prism adaptation of auditory space. Progress in brain research 171: 265-70, 2008.

Cui Qi N, Razavi Babak, O'Neill William E, Paige Gary D: Perception of auditory, visual, and egocentric spatial alignment adapts differently to changes in eye position. Journal of neurophysiology 103(2): 1020-35, Feb 2010.

Cui Qi N, O'Neill William E, Paige Gary D: Advancing age alters the influence of eye position on sound localization. Experimental brain research 206(4): 371-9, Oct 2010.

Lee Roland Y, Huang Guofu, Cui Qi N, He Mingguang, Porco Travis C, Lin Shan C: Association of lens vault with narrow angles among different ethnic groups. Current eye research 37(6): 486-91, Jun 2012.

Lee Roland Y, Kasuga Toshimitsu, Cui Qi N, Huang Guofu, He Mingguang, Lin Shan C: Association between baseline angle width and induced angle opening following prophylactic laser peripheral iridotomy. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 54(5): 3763-70, May 2013.

Lee Roland Y, Kasuga Toshimitsu, Cui Qi N, Porco Travis C, Huang Guofu, He Mingguang, Lin Shan C: Association between baseline iris thickness and prophylactic laser peripheral iridotomy outcomes in primary angle-closure suspects. Ophthalmology 121(6): 1194-202, Jun 2014.

Cui Qi N, Geske Michael J, Kersten Robert C: Diffusely swollen eyelid. JAMA ophthalmology 132(9): 1145-6, Sep 2014.

Cui Qi N, Hsia Yen C, Lin Shan C, Stamper Robert L, Rose-Nussbaumer Jennifer, Mehta Nitisha, Porco Travis C, Naseri Ayman, Han Ying: Effect of mitomycin c and 5-flurouracil adjuvant therapy on the outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation. Clinical & experimental ophthalmology 45(2), Mar 2017.

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Last updated: 09/20/2018
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