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Eliot Lawrence Berson, M.D.

TitleWilliam F. Chatlos Professor of Ophthalmology
InstitutionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
DepartmentOphthalmology
AddressMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infrm
Berman-Gund Laboratory
243 Charles St
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/573-3600
Fax617/573-3216

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  1. Benaglio P, San Jose PF, Avila-Fernandez A, Ascari G, Harper S, Manes G, Ayuso C, Hamel C, Berson EL, Rivolta C. Mutational screening of splicing factor genes in cases with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Mol Vis. 2014; 20:843-51.
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  2. Venturini G, Di Gioia SA, Harper S, Weigel-Difranco C, Rivolta C, Berson EL. Molecular Genetics of FAM161A in North American Patients with Early-Onset Retinitis Pigmentosa. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e92479.
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  3. Mackay DS, Borman AD, Sui R, van den Born LI, Berson EL, Ocaka LA, Davidson AE, Heckenlively JR, Branham K, Ren H, Lopez I, Maria M, Azam M, Henkes A, Blokland E, Andreasson S, de Baere E, Bennett J, Chader GJ, Berger W, Golovleva I, Greenberg J, den Hollander AI, Klaver CC, Klevering BJ, Lorenz B, Preising MN, Ramsear R, Roberts L, Roepman R, Rohrschneider K, Wissinger B, Qamar R, Webster AR, Cremers FP, Moore AT, Koenekoop RK. Screening of a large cohort of leber congenital amaurosis and retinitis pigmentosa patients identifies novel LCA5 mutations and new genotype-phenotype correlations. Hum Mutat. 2013 Nov; 34(11):1537-46.
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  4. Nishiguchi KM, Tearle RG, Liu YP, Oh EC, Miyake N, Benaglio P, Harper S, Koskiniemi-Kuendig H, Venturini G, Sharon D, Koenekoop RK, Nakamura M, Kondo M, Ueno S, Yasuma TR, Beckmann JS, Ikegawa S, Matsumoto N, Terasaki H, Berson EL, Katsanis N, Rivolta C. Whole genome sequencing in patients with retinitis pigmentosa reveals pathogenic DNA structural changes and NEK2 as a new disease gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 1; 110(40):16139-44.
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  5. Horton LC, Frosch MP, Vangel MG, Weigel-DiFranco C, Berson EL, Schmahmann JD. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7: clinical course, phenotype-genotype correlations, and neuropathology. Cerebellum. 2013 Apr; 12(2):176-93.
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  6. Berson EL, Rosner B, Sandberg MA, Weigel-Difranco C, Willett WC. ?-3 Intake in patients with retinitis pigmentosa receiving vitamin A-Reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Feb; 131(2):267-8.
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  7. Falk MJ, Zhang Q, Nakamaru-Ogiso E, Kannabiran C, Fonseca-Kelly Z, Chakarova C, Audo I, Mackay DS, Zeitz C, Borman AD, Staniszewska M, Shukla R, Palavalli L, Mohand-Said S, Waseem NH, Jalali S, Perin JC, Place E, Ostrovsky J, Xiao R, Bhattacharya SS, Consugar M, Webster AR, Sahel JA, Moore AT, Berson EL, Liu Q, Gai X, Pierce EA. NMNAT1 mutations cause Leber congenital amaurosis. Nat Genet. 2012 Sep; 44(9):1040-5.
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  8. Daniels AB, Sandberg MA, Chen J, Weigel-DiFranco C, Fielding Hejtmancic J, Berson EL. Genotype-phenotype correlations in Bardet-Biedl syndrome. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Jul; 130(7):901-7.
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  9. Berson EL, Rosner B, Sandberg MA, Weigel-DiFranco C, Willett WC. ?-3 intake and visual acuity in patients with retinitis pigmentosa receiving vitamin A. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Jun; 130(6):707-11.
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  10. Potsidis E, Berson EL, Sandberg MA. Disease course of patients with unilateral pigmentary retinopathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Nov; 52(12):9244-9.
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  11. Bonilha VL, Rayborn ME, Li Y, Grossman GH, Berson EL, Hollyfield JG. Histopathology and functional correlations in a patient with a mutation in RPE65, the gene for retinol isomerase. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Oct; 52(11):8381-92.
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  12. Chen J, Smaoui N, Hammer MB, Jiao X, Riazuddin SA, Harper S, Katsanis N, Riazuddin S, Chaabouni H, Berson EL, Hejtmancik JF. Molecular analysis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome families: report of 21 novel mutations in 10 genes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jul; 52(8):5317-24.
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  13. Tanackovic G, Ransijn A, Ayuso C, Harper S, Berson EL, Rivolta C. A missense mutation in PRPF6 causes impairment of pre-mRNA splicing and autosomal-dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Am J Hum Genet. 2011 May 13; 88(5):643-9.
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  14. Tanackovic G, Ransijn A, Thibault P, Abou Elela S, Klinck R, Berson EL, Chabot B, Rivolta C. PRPF mutations are associated with generalized defects in spliceosome formation and pre-mRNA splicing in patients with retinitis pigmentosa. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Jun 1; 20(11):2116-30.
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  15. Benaglio P, McGee TL, Capelli LP, Harper S, Berson EL, Rivolta C. Next generation sequencing of pooled samples reveals new SNRNP200 mutations associated with retinitis pigmentosa. Hum Mutat. 2011 Jun; 32(6):E2246-58.
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  16. Sandberg MA, Rosner B, Weigel-DiFranco C, Berson EL. Lack of scientific rationale for use of valproic acid for retinitis pigmentosa. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011 May; 95(5):744.
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  17. Pawlyk BS, Bulgakov OV, Liu X, Xu X, Adamian M, Sun X, Khani SC, Berson EL, Sandberg MA, Li T. Replacement gene therapy with a human RPGRIP1 sequence slows photoreceptor degeneration in a murine model of Leber congenital amaurosis. Hum Gene Ther. 2010 Aug; 21(8):993-1004.
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  18. McGee TL, Seyedahmadi BJ, Sweeney MO, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Novel mutations in the long isoform of the USH2A gene in patients with Usher syndrome type II or non-syndromic retinitis pigmentosa. J Med Genet. 2010 Jul; 47(7):499-506.
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  19. Woods RL, Giorgi RG, Berson EL, Peli E. Extended wearing trial of Trifield lens device for 'tunnel vision'. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2010 May; 30(3):240-52.
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  20. Berson EL, Rosner B, Sandberg MA, Weigel-DiFranco C, Brockhurst RJ, Hayes KC, Johnson EJ, Anderson EJ, Johnson CA, Gaudio AR, Willett WC, Schaefer EJ. Clinical trial of lutein in patients with retinitis pigmentosa receiving vitamin A. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010 Apr; 128(4):403-11.
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  21. Sandberg MA, Johnson EJ, Berson EL. The relationship of macular pigment optical density to serum lutein in retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Feb; 51(2):1086-91.
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  22. Rio Frio T, McGee TL, Wade NM, Iseli C, Beckmann JS, Berson EL, Rivolta C. A single-base substitution within an intronic repetitive element causes dominant retinitis pigmentosa with reduced penetrance. Hum Mutat. 2009 Sep; 30(9):1340-7.
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  23. Hartong DT, McGee TL, Sandberg MA, Berson EL, Asselbergs FW, van der Harst P, De Vivo I, Dryja TP. Search for a correlation between telomere length and severity of retinitis pigmentosa due to the dominant rhodopsin Pro23His mutation. Mol Vis. 2009; 15:592-7.
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  24. den Hollander AI, McGee TL, Ziviello C, Banfi S, Dryja TP, Gonzalez-Fernandez F, Ghosh D, Berson EL. A homozygous missense mutation in the IRBP gene (RBP3) associated with autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Apr; 50(4):1864-72.
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  25. Vavvas D, Huynh N, Pasquale L, Berson EL. Progressive hydroxychloroquine toxicity mimicking low-tension glaucoma after discontinuation of the drug. Acta Ophthalmol. 2010 Feb; 88(1):156-7.
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  26. Hartong DT, Dange M, McGee TL, Berson EL, Dryja TP, Colman RF. Insights from retinitis pigmentosa into the roles of isocitrate dehydrogenases in the Krebs cycle. Nat Genet. 2008 Oct; 40(10):1230-4.
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  27. Sandberg MA, Rosner B, Weigel-DiFranco C, McGee TL, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Disease course in patients with autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa due to the USH2A gene. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Dec; 49(12):5532-9.
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  28. Sandberg MA, Brockhurst RJ, Gaudio AR, Berson EL. Visual acuity is related to parafoveal retinal thickness in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and macular cysts. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Oct; 49(10):4568-72.
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  29. Rio Frio T, Wade NM, Ransijn A, Berson EL, Beckmann JS, Rivolta C. Premature termination codons in PRPF31 cause retinitis pigmentosa via haploinsufficiency due to nonsense-mediated mRNA decay. J Clin Invest. 2008 Apr; 118(4):1519-31.
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  30. Berson EL. Retinal degenerations: planning for the future. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2008; 613:21-35.
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  31. Thiagalingam S, McGee TL, Weleber RG, Sandberg MA, Trzupek KM, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Novel mutations in the KCNV2 gene in patients with cone dystrophy and a supernormal rod electroretinogram. Ophthalmic Genet. 2007 Sep; 28(3):135-42.
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  32. Sweeney MO, McGee TL, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Low prevalence of lecithin retinol acyltransferase mutations in patients with Leber congenital amaurosis and autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa. Mol Vis. 2007; 13:588-93.
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  33. Berson EL. Long-term visual prognoses in patients with retinitis pigmentosa: the Ludwig von Sallmann lecture. Exp Eye Res. 2007 Jul; 85(1):7-14.
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  34. Sandberg MA, Rosner B, Weigel-DiFranco C, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Disease course of patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa due to RPGR gene mutations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Mar; 48(3):1298-304.
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  35. Rivolta C, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutation screening of the peropsin gene, a retinal pigment epithelium specific rhodopsin homolog, in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and allied diseases. Mol Vis. 2006; 12:1511-5.
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  36. Mylvaganam GH, McGee TL, Berson EL, Dryja TP. A screen for mutations in the transducin gene GNB1 in patients with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Mol Vis. 2006; 12:1496-8.
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  37. Hartong DT, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Retinitis pigmentosa. Lancet. 2006 Nov 18; 368(9549):1795-809.
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  38. Adamian M, Pawlyk BS, Hong DH, Berson EL. Rod and cone opsin mislocalization in an autopsy eye from a carrier of X-linked retinitis pigmentosa with a Gly436Asp mutation in the RPGR gene. Am J Ophthalmol. 2006 Sep; 142(3):515-8.
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  39. Rivolta C, McGee TL, Rio Frio T, Jensen RV, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Variation in retinitis pigmentosa-11 (PRPF31 or RP11) gene expression between symptomatic and asymptomatic patients with dominant RP11 mutations. Hum Mutat. 2006 Jul; 27(7):644-53.
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  40. Choi JY, Sandberg MA, Berson EL. Natural course of ocular function in pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2006 Apr; 141(4):763-5.
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  41. Sandberg MA, Brockhurst RJ, Gaudio AR, Berson EL. The association between visual acuity and central retinal thickness in retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Sep; 46(9):3349-54.
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  42. Sandberg MA, Gaudio AR, Berson EL. Disease course of patients with pericentral retinitis pigmentosa. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Jul; 140(1):100-6.
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  43. Lin J, Nishiguchi KM, Nakamura M, Dryja TP, Berson EL, Miyake Y. Recessive mutations in the CYP4V2 gene in East Asian and Middle Eastern patients with Bietti crystalline corneoretinal dystrophy. J Med Genet. 2005 Jun; 42(6):e38.
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  44. Ben-Arie-Weintrob Y, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Histopathologic-genotypic correlations in retinitis pigmentosa and allied diseases. Ophthalmic Genet. 2005 Jun; 26(2):91-100.
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  45. Wada Y, Sandberg MA, McGee TL, Stillberger MA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Screen of the IMPDH1 gene among patients with dominant retinitis pigmentosa and clinical features associated with the most common mutation, Asp226Asn. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 May; 46(5):1735-41.
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  46. Dryja TP, McGee TL, Berson EL, Fishman GA, Sandberg MA, Alexander KR, Derlacki DJ, Rajagopalan AS. Night blindness and abnormal cone electroretinogram ON responses in patients with mutations in the GRM6 gene encoding mGluR6. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Mar 29; 102(13):4884-9.
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  47. Nishiguchi KM, Sandberg MA, Gorji N, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Cone cGMP-gated channel mutations and clinical findings in patients with achromatopsia, macular degeneration, and other hereditary cone diseases. Hum Mutat. 2005 Mar; 25(3):248-58.
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  48. Nishiguchi KM, Friedman JS, Sandberg MA, Swaroop A, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Recessive NRL mutations in patients with clumped pigmentary retinal degeneration and relative preservation of blue cone function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Dec 21; 101(51):17819-24.
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  49. Nishiguchi KM, Sokal I, Yang L, Roychowdhury N, Palczewski K, Berson EL, Dryja TP, Baehr W. A novel mutation (I143NT) in guanylate cyclase-activating protein 1 (GCAP1) associated with autosomal dominant cone degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Nov; 45(11):3863-70.
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  50. Berson EL, Rosner B, Sandberg MA, Weigel-DiFranco C, Moser A, Brockhurst RJ, Hayes KC, Johnson CA, Anderson EJ, Gaudio AR, Willett WC, Schaefer EJ. Further evaluation of docosahexaenoic acid in patients with retinitis pigmentosa receiving vitamin A treatment: subgroup analyses. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Sep; 122(9):1306-14.
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  51. Berson EL, Rosner B, Sandberg MA, Weigel-DiFranco C, Moser A, Brockhurst RJ, Hayes KC, Johnson CA, Anderson EJ, Gaudio AR, Willett WC, Schaefer EJ. Clinical trial of docosahexaenoic acid in patients with retinitis pigmentosa receiving vitamin A treatment. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Sep; 122(9):1297-305.
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  52. Seyedahmadi BJ, Rivolta C, Keene JA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Comprehensive screening of the USH2A gene in Usher syndrome type II and non-syndromic recessive retinitis pigmentosa. Exp Eye Res. 2004 Aug; 79(2):167-73.
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  53. To K, Adamian M, Berson EL. Histologic study of retinitis pigmentosa due to a mutation in the RP13 gene (PRPC8): comparison with rhodopsin Pro23His, Cys110Arg, and Glu181Lys. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004 May; 137(5):946-8.
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  54. Nishiguchi KM, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutation screening of the phosducin gene PDC in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and allied diseases. Mol Vis. 2004 Jan 26; 10:62-4.
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  55. Nishiguchi KM, Sandberg MA, Kooijman AC, Martemyanov KA, Pott JW, Hagstrom SA, Arshavsky VY, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Defects in RGS9 or its anchor protein R9AP in patients with slow photoreceptor deactivation. Nature. 2004 Jan 1; 427(6969):75-8.
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  56. Sharon D, Sandberg MA, Rabe VW, Stillberger M, Dryja TP, Berson EL. RP2 and RPGR mutations and clinical correlations in patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Am J Hum Genet. 2003 Nov; 73(5):1131-46.
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  57. Sharon D, Sandberg MA, Caruso RC, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Shared mutations in NR2E3 in enhanced S-cone syndrome, Goldmann-Favre syndrome, and many cases of clumped pigmentary retinal degeneration. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003 Sep; 121(9):1316-23.
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  58. Rivolta C, Ayyagari R, Sieving PA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Evaluation of the ELOVL4 gene in patients with autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa and Leber congenital amaurosis. Mol Vis. 2003 Feb 18; 9:49-51.
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  59. Rivolta C, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Paternal uniparental heterodisomy with partial isodisomy of chromosome 1 in a patient with retinitis pigmentosa without hearing loss and a missense mutation in the Usher syndrome type II gene USH2A. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002 Nov; 120(11):1566-71.
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  60. To KW, Thirkill CE, Jakobiec FA, Lessell S, Berson EL. Lymphoma-associated retinopathy. Ophthalmology. 2002 Nov; 109(11):2149-53.
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  61. Wang X, Xu S, Rivolta C, Li LY, Peng GH, Swain PK, Sung CH, Swaroop A, Berson EL, Dryja TP, Chen S. Barrier to autointegration factor interacts with the cone-rod homeobox and represses its transactivation function. J Biol Chem. 2002 Nov 8; 277(45):43288-300.
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  62. Berson EL, Rosner B, Weigel-DiFranco C, Dryja TP, Sandberg MA. Disease progression in patients with dominant retinitis pigmentosa and rhodopsin mutations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2002 Sep; 43(9):3027-36.
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  63. To K, Adamian M, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Histopathologic study of variation in severity of retinitis pigmentosa due to the dominant rhodopsin mutation Pro23His. Am J Ophthalmol. 2002 Aug; 134(2):290-3.
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  64. Sharon D, Yamamoto H, McGee TL, Rabe V, Szerencsei RT, Winkfein RJ, Prinsen CF, Barnes CS, Andreasson S, Fishman GA, Schnetkamp PP, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutated alleles of the rod and cone Na-Ca+K-exchanger genes in patients with retinal diseases. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2002 Jun; 43(6):1971-9.
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  65. Pawlyk BS, Li T, Scimeca MS, Sandberg MA, Berson EL. Absence of photoreceptor rescue with D-cis-diltiazem in the rd mouse. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2002 Jun; 43(6):1912-5.
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  66. DeAngelis MM, Grimsby JL, Sandberg MA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Novel mutations in the NRL gene and associated clinical findings in patients with dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002 Mar; 120(3):369-75.
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  67. Rivolta C, Peck NE, Fulton AB, Fishman GA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Novel frameshift mutations in CRX associated with Leber congenital amaurosis. Hum Mutat. 2001 Dec; 18(6):550-1.
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  68. Rivolta C, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Dominant Leber congenital amaurosis, cone-rod degeneration, and retinitis pigmentosa caused by mutant versions of the transcription factor CRX. Hum Mutat. 2001 Dec; 18(6):488-98.
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  69. Zacks DN, Pinnolis MK, Berson EL, Gragoudas ES. Melanoma-associated retinopathy and recurrent exudative retinal detachments in a patient with choroidal melanoma. Am J Ophthalmol. 2001 Oct; 132(4):578-81.
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  70. Berson EL, Grimsby JL, Adams SM, McGee TL, Sweklo E, Pierce EA, Sandberg MA, Dryja TP. Clinical features and mutations in patients with dominant retinitis pigmentosa-1 (RP1). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2001 Sep; 42(10):2217-24.
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  71. Briggs CE, Rucinski D, Rosenfeld PJ, Hirose T, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutations in ABCR (ABCA4) in patients with Stargardt macular degeneration or cone-rod degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2001 Sep; 42(10):2229-36.
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  72. Dryja TP, Adams SM, Grimsby JL, McGee TL, Hong DH, Li T, Andréasson S, Berson EL. Null RPGRIP1 alleles in patients with Leber congenital amaurosis. Am J Hum Genet. 2001 May; 68(5):1295-8.
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  73. DeAngelis MM, McGee TL, Keats BJ, Slim R, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Two families from New England with usher syndrome type IC with distinct haplotypes. Am J Ophthalmol. 2001 Mar; 131(3):355-8.
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  74. Grant CA, Berson EL. Treatable forms of retinitis pigmentosa associated with systemic neurological disorders. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2001; 41(1):103-10.
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  75. To K, Adamian M, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Retinal histopathology of an autopsy eye with advanced retinitis pigmentosa in a family with rhodopsin Glu181Lys. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000 Dec; 130(6):790-2.
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  76. Dryja TP, McEvoy JA, McGee TL, Berson EL. Novel rhodopsin mutations Gly114Val and Gln184Pro in dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2000 Sep; 41(10):3124-7.
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  77. Bharadwaj AK, Kasztejna JP, Huq S, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Evaluation of the myosin VIIA gene and visual function in patients with Usher syndrome type I. Exp Eye Res. 2000 Aug; 71(2):173-81.
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  78. Sharon D, Bruns GA, McGee TL, Sandberg MA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. X-linked retinitis pigmentosa: mutation spectrum of the RPGR and RP2 genes and correlation with visual function. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2000 Aug; 41(9):2712-21.
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  79. Rivolta C, Sweklo EA, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Missense mutation in the USH2A gene: association with recessive retinitis pigmentosa without hearing loss. Am J Hum Genet. 2000 Jun; 66(6):1975-8.
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  80. Hong DH, Pawlyk BS, Shang J, Sandberg MA, Berson EL, Li T. A retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator (RPGR)-deficient mouse model for X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (RP3). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Mar 28; 97(7):3649-54.
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  81. Berson EL. Nutrition and retinal degenerations. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2000; 40(4):93-111.
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  82. Morimura H, Saindelle-Ribeaudeau F, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutations in RGR, encoding a light-sensitive opsin homologue, in patients with retinitis pigmentosa. Nat Genet. 1999 Dec; 23(4):393-4.
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  83. Sandberg MA, Pawlyk BS, Berson EL. Acuity recovery and cone pigment regeneration after a bleach in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and rhodopsin mutations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 Sep; 40(10):2457-61.
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  84. Dryja TP, McEvoy J, McGee TL, Berson EL. No mutations in the coding region of the PRKCG gene in three families with retinitis pigmentosa linked to the RP11 locus on chromosome 19q. Am J Hum Genet. 1999 Sep; 65(3):926-8.
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  85. Pierce EA, Quinn T, Meehan T, McGee TL, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutations in a gene encoding a new oxygen-regulated photoreceptor protein cause dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Nat Genet. 1999 Jul; 22(3):248-54.
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  86. Dryja TP, Rucinski DE, Chen SH, Berson EL. Frequency of mutations in the gene encoding the alpha subunit of rod cGMP-phosphodiesterase in autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 Jul; 40(8):1859-65.
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  87. Yamamoto H, Simon A, Eriksson U, Harris E, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutations in the gene encoding 11-cis retinol dehydrogenase cause delayed dark adaptation and fundus albipunctatus. Nat Genet. 1999 Jun; 22(2):188-91.
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  88. Morimura H, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Recessive mutations in the RLBP1 gene encoding cellular retinaldehyde-binding protein in a form of retinitis punctata albescens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 Apr; 40(5):1000-4.
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  89. Sibulesky L, Hayes KC, Pronczuk A, Weigel-DiFranco C, Rosner B, Berson EL. Safety of <7500 RE (<25000 IU) vitamin A daily in adults with retinitis pigmentosa. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999 Apr; 69(4):656-63.
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  90. Tulvatana W, Adamian M, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Photoreceptor rosettes in autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa with reduced penetrance. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999 Mar; 117(3):399-402.
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  91. Berson EL, Jakobiec FA. Neural retinal cell transplantation: ideal versus reality. Ophthalmology. 1999 Mar; 106(3):445-6.
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  92. Li T, Sandberg MA, Pawlyk BS, Rosner B, Hayes KC, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Effect of vitamin A supplementation on rhodopsin mutants threonine-17 --> methionine and proline-347 --> serine in transgenic mice and in cell cultures. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Sep 29; 95(20):11933-8.
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  93. Sandberg MA, Pawlyk BS, Dan J, Arnaud B, Dryja TP, Berson EL. Rod and cone function in the Nougaret form of stationary night blindness. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998 Jul; 116(7):867-72.
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  94. To K, Adamian M, Jakobiec FA, Berson EL. Histopathologic and immunohistochemical study of dominant cone degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol. 1998 Jul; 126(1):140-2.
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  95. Morimura H, Fishman GA, Grover SA, Fulton AB, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Mutations in the RPE65 gene in patients with autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa or leber congenital amaurosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Mar 17; 95(6):3088-93.
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  96. Sippel KC, DeStefano JD, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Evaluation of the human arrestin gene in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and stationary night blindness. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1998 Mar; 39(3):665-70.
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  97. Hagstrom SA, North MA, Nishina PL, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Recessive mutations in the gene encoding the tubby-like protein TULP1 in patients with retinitis pigmentosa. Nat Genet. 1998 Feb; 18(2):174-6.
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  98. To KW, Adamian M, Jakobiec FA, Berson EL. Histopathologic and immunohistochemical study of an autopsy eye with X-linked cone degeneration. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998 Jan; 116(1):100-3.
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  99. McGee TL, Devoto M, Ott J, Berson EL, Dryja TP. Evidence that the penetrance of mutations at the RP11 locus causing dominant retinitis pigmentosa is influenced by a gene linked to the homologous RP11 allele. Am J Hum Genet. 1997 Nov; 61(5):1059-66.
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  100. Dryja TP, Hahn LB, Kajiwara K, Berson EL. Dominant and digenic mutations in the peripherin/RDS and ROM1 genes in retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1997 Sep; 38(10):1972-82.
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  101. Tang M, Pawlyk BS, Kosaras B, Berson EL, Sidman RL. ERG abnormalities in relation to histopathologic findings in vitiligo mutant mice. Exp Eye Res. 1997 Aug; 65(2):215-22.
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  116. Roark R, Petrofski J, Berson E, Berman S. Practice variations among pediatricians and family physicians in the management of otitis media. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995 Aug; 149(8):839-44.
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  130. Sandberg MA, Tolentino MJ, Miller S, Berson EL, Gaudio AR. Hyperopia and neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 1993 Jul; 100(7):1009-13.
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  161. Shih VE, Mandell R, Berson EL. Pyridoxine effects on ornithine ketoacid transaminase activity in fibroblasts from carriers of two forms of gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina. Am J Hum Genet. 1988 Dec; 43(6):929-33.
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  174. Sandberg MA, Pawlyk BS, Berson EL. Full-field electroretinograms in miniature poodles with progressive rod-cone degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1986 Jul; 27(7):1179-84.
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  175. Sieving PA, Niffenegger JH, Berson EL. Electroretinographic findings in selected pedigrees with choroideremia. Am J Ophthalmol. 1986 Mar 15; 101(3):361-7.
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  230. Berson EL, Howard J. Temporal aspects of the electroretinogram in sector retinitis pigmentosa. Arch Ophthalmol. 1971 Dec; 86(6):653-65.
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  231. Berson EL. Light deprivation for early retinitis pigmentosa. A hypothesis. Arch Ophthalmol. 1971 May; 85(5):521-9.
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  232. Smith RS, Berson EL. Acute toxic effects of chloroquine on the cat retina: ultrastructural changes. Invest Ophthalmol. 1971 Apr; 10(4):237-46.
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  233. Berson EL, Kanters L. Cone and rod responses in a family with recessively inherited retinitis pigmentosa. Arch Ophthalmol. 1970 Sep; 84(3):288-97.
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  234. Berson EL. Acute toxic effects of chloroquine on the cat retina. Invest Ophthalmol. 1970 Aug; 9(8):618-28.
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  235. Berson EL, Goldstein EB. Early receptor potential in dominantly inherited retinitis pigmentosa. Arch Ophthalmol. 1970 Apr; 83(4):412-20.
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  236. Berson EL, Goldstein EB. Recovery of the human early receptor potential during dark adaptation in hereditary retinal disease. Vision Res. 1970 Mar; 10(3):219-26.
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  237. Goldstein EB, Berson EL. Rod and cone contributions to the human early receptor potential. Vision Res. 1970 Mar; 10(3):207-18.
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  238. Berson EL, Goldstein EB. The early receptor potential in sex-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol. 1970 Jan; 9(1):58-63.
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  239. Goldstein EB, Berson EL. Cone dominance of the human early receptor potential. Nature. 1969 Jun 28; 222(5200):1272-3.
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  240. Geltzer AI, Berson EL. Fluorescein angiography of hereditary retinal degenerations. Arch Ophthalmol. 1969 Jun; 81(6):776-82.
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  241. Berson EL. Retinitis pigmentosa without pigment. Arch Ophthalmol. 1969 Apr; 81(4):453.
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  242. Berson EL, Gouras P, Gunkel RD, Myrianthopoulos NC. Dominant retinitis pigmentosa with reduced penetrance. Arch Ophthalmol. 1969 Feb; 81(2):226-34.
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  243. Berson EL, Gouras P, Hoff M. Temporal aspects of the electroretinogram. Arch Ophthalmol. 1969 Feb; 81(2):207-14.
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  244. Berson EL, Gouras P, Gunkel RD, Myrianthopoulos NC. Rod and cone responses in sex-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Arch Ophthalmol. 1969 Feb; 81(2):215-25.
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  245. Barth WF, Berson EL. Relapsing polychondritis, rheumatoid arthritis and blindness. Am J Ophthalmol. 1968 Nov; 66(5):890-6.
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  246. Berson EL, Gouras P, Gunkel RD. Progressive cone-rod degeneration. Arch Ophthalmol. 1968 Jul; 80(1):68-76.
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  247. Berson EL, Gouras P, Gunkel RD. Rod responses in retinitis pigmentosa, dominantly inherited. Arch Ophthalmol. 1968 Jul; 80(1):58-67.
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  248. Berson EL, Gouras P, Gunkel RD. Progressive cone degeneration, dominantly inherited. Arch Ophthalmol. 1968 Jul; 80(1):77-83.
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  249. Berson EL, Kobayashi GS, Becker B, Rosenbaum L. Topical corticosteroids and fungal keratitis. Invest Ophthalmol. 1967 Oct; 6(5):512-7.
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  250. Berson E, Bigger JF, Smith ME. Malignant melanoma, retinal hole, and retinal detachment. Arch Ophthalmol. 1967 Feb; 77(2):223-5.
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  251. Berson EL, Freeman MI, Gay AJ. Visual field defects in giant suprasellar aneurysms of internal carotid. Report of three cases. Arch Ophthalmol. 1966 Jul; 76(1):52-8.
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  252. BERSON EL, KOBAYASHI GS, OGLESBY RB. TREATMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL FUNGAL KERATITIS. Arch Ophthalmol. 1965 Sep; 74:403-11.
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