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Leo Am Kim, Ph.D., M.D.

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  1. R01EY027739 (KIM, LEO A) Aug 5, 2018 - May 31, 2023
    NIH/NEI
    Role of Runx1 in Pathologic Ocular Angiogenesis
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R21EY027061 (KIM, LEO A) Sep 30, 2016 - Aug 31, 2018
    NIH/NEI
    Vasculogenesis in Thyroid Eye Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. McHugh KJ, Li D, Wang JC, Kwark L, Loo J, Macha V, Farsiu S, Kim LA, Saint-Geniez M. Computational modeling of retinal hypoxia and photoreceptor degeneration in patients with age-related macular degeneration. PLoS One. 2019; 14(6):e0216215. PMID: 31185022.
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  2. Lizano P, Bannai D, Lutz O, Kim LA, Miller J, Keshavan M. A Meta-analysis of Retinal Cytoarchitectural Abnormalities in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. Schizophr Bull. 2019 May 21. PMID: 31112601.
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  3. Lee Kim E, Weiner AJ, Ung C, Roh M, Wang J, Lee IJ, Huang NT, Stem M, Dahrouj M, Eliott D, Vavvas DG, Young LHY, Williams GA, Garretson BR, Kim IK, Hassan TS, Mukai S, Ruby AJ, Faia LJ, Capone A, Comander J, Kim LA, Wu DM, Drenser KA, Woodward MA, Wolfe JD, Yonekawa Y. Characterization of Epiretinal Proliferation in Full-Thickness Macular Holes and Effects on Surgical Outcomes. Ophthalmol Retina. 2019 Apr 01. PMID: 31104985.
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  4. Quiroz YT, Sperling RA, Norton DJ, Baena A, Arboleda-Velasquez JF, Cosio D, Schultz A, Lapoint M, Guzman-Velez E, Miller JB, Kim LA, Chen K, Tariot PN, Lopera F, Reiman EM, Johnson KA. Association Between Amyloid and Tau Accumulation in Young Adults With Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer Disease. JAMA Neurol. 2018 May 01; 75(5):548-556. PMID: 29435558.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  5. Carvalho LS, Xiao R, Wassmer SJ, Langsdorf A, Zinn E, Pacouret S, Shah S, Comander JI, Kim LA, Lim L, Vandenberghe LH. Synthetic Adeno-Associated Viral Vector Efficiently Targets Mouse and Nonhuman Primate Retina In Vivo. Hum Gene Ther. 2018 07; 29(7):771-784. PMID: 29325457.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  6. Kim LA, Eliott D. Management of Submacular Hemorrhage in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmol Retina. 2018 Mar; 2(3):177-179. PMID: 31047580.
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  7. Heiferman MJ, Rahmani S, Jampol LM, Nesper PL, Skondra D, Kim LA, Fawzi AA. ACUTE POSTERIOR MULTIFOCAL PLACOID PIGMENT EPITHELIOPATHY ON OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY. Retina. 2017 Nov; 37(11):2084-2094. PMID: 28151840.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Amarnani D, Machuca-Parra AI, Wong LL, Marko CK, Stefater JA, Stryjewski TP, Eliott D, Arboleda-Velasquez JF, Kim LA. Effect of Methotrexate on an In Vitro Patient-Derived Model of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 08 01; 58(10):3940-3949. PMID: 28777835.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Machuca-Parra AI, Bigger-Allen AA, Sanchez AV, Boutabla A, Cardona-Vélez J, Amarnani D, Saint-Geniez M, Siebel CW, Kim LA, D'Amore PA, Arboleda-Velasquez JF. Therapeutic antibody targeting of Notch3 signaling prevents mural cell loss in CADASIL. J Exp Med. 2017 Aug 07; 214(8):2271-2282. PMID: 28698285.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  10. Ung C, Sanchez AV, Shen L, Davoudi S, Ahmadi T, Navarro-Gomez D, Chen CJ, Hancock H, Penman A, Hoadley S, Consugar M, Restrepo C, Shah VA, Arboleda-Velasquez JF, Sobrin L, Gai X, Kim LA. Whole exome sequencing identification of novel candidate genes in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Vision Res. 2017 10; 139:168-176. PMID: 28431867.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Lam JD, Oh DJ, Wong LL, Amarnani D, Park-Windhol C, Sanchez AV, Cardona-Velez J, McGuone D, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Eliott D, Bielenberg DR, van Zyl T, Shen L, Gai X, D'Amore PA, Kim LA, Arboleda-Velasquez JF. Identification of RUNX1 as a Mediator of Aberrant Retinal Angiogenesis. Diabetes. 2017 07; 66(7):1950-1956. PMID: 28400392.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  12. Yonekawa Y, Qian CX, Patel AV, Kim LA, Eliott D. Occult Perforating Globe Injury Caused by Intraocular Foreign Body. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 12 01; 47(12):1162-1163. PMID: 27977843.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Stefater JA, Eliott D, Kim LA. Drainage and analysis of suprachoroidal fluid in a patient with acute systemic lupus erythematous. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2017 Apr; 5:29-32. PMID: 29503942.
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  14. Papakostas TD, Jakobiec FA, Stagner AM, Eliott D, Kim LA. Small-Caliber Retinal Vasculitis Associated With Giant Cell Arteritis: A New Finding. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 11 01; 47(11):1054-1056. PMID: 27842201.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Finn AP, Eliott D, Kim LA, Husain D, Wu DM, Young LH, Kim IK, Andreoli C, Skondra D, Vavvas DG, Miller JB. Characteristics and Outcomes of Simultaneous Bilateral Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachments. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 09 01; 47(9):840-5. PMID: 27631480.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Pennock S, Kim LA, Kazlauskas A. Vascular Endothelial Cell Growth Factor A Acts via Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor a To Promote Viability of Cells Enduring Hypoxia. Mol Cell Biol. 2016 09 15; 36(18):2314-27. PMID: 27325673.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  17. Wong LL, Lee NG, Amarnani D, Choi CJ, Bielenberg DR, Freitag SK, D'Amore PA, Kim LA. Orbital Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in Thyroid Eye Disease: An Analysis of Vascular Growth Factors with Clinical Correlation. Ophthalmology. 2016 09; 123(9):2028-36. PMID: 27423310.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Miller JB, Yonekawa Y, Eliott D, Kim IK, Kim LA, Loewenstein JI, Sobrin L, Young LH, Mukai S, Vavvas DG. Long-term Follow-up and Outcomes in Traumatic Macular Holes. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 06; 166:206-207. PMID: 27084591.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Miller JB, Yonekawa Y, Eliott D, Kim IK, Kim LA, Loewenstein JI, Sobrin L, Young LH, Mukai S, Vavvas DG. Long-term Follow-up and Outcomes in Traumatic Macular Holes. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec; 160(6):1255-1258.e1. PMID: 26393438.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Lim LS, Ng WY, Mathur R, Wong D, Wong EY, Yeo I, Cheung CM, Lee SY, Wong TY, Papakostas TD, Kim LA. Conversion to aflibercept for diabetic macular edema unresponsive to ranibizumab or bevacizumab. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015; 9:1715-8. PMID: 26396494.
    Citations: 13     
  21. Sweigard JH, Matsumoto H, Smith KE, Kim LA, Paschalis EI, Okonuki Y, Castillejos A, Kataoka K, Hasegawa E, Yanai R, Husain D, Lambris JD, Vavvas D, Miller JW, Connor KM. Inhibition of the alternative complement pathway preserves photoreceptors after retinal injury. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Jul 22; 7(297):297ra116. PMID: 26203084.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  22. Kim LA, Wong LL, Amarnani DS, Bigger-Allen AA, Hu Y, Marko CK, Eliott D, Shah VA, McGuone D, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Gai X, D'Amore PA, Arboleda-Velasquez JF. Characterization of cells from patient-derived fibrovascular membranes in proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Mol Vis. 2015; 21:673-87. PMID: 26120272.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  23. Srinivasan PP, Kim LA, Mettu PS, Cousins SW, Comer GM, Izatt JA, Farsiu S. Fully automated detection of diabetic macular edema and dry age-related macular degeneration from optical coherence tomography images. Biomed Opt Express. 2014 Oct 01; 5(10):3568-77. PMID: 25360373.
    Citations: 18     
  24. Valdez CN, Arboleda-Velasquez JF, Amarnani DS, Kim LA, D'Amore PA. Retinal microangiopathy in a mouse model of inducible mural cell loss. Am J Pathol. 2014 Oct; 184(10):2618-26. PMID: 25092275.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  25. Kim LA, Amarnani D, Gnanaguru G, Tseng WA, Vavvas DG, D'Amore PA. Tamoxifen toxicity in cultured retinal pigment epithelial cells is mediated by concurrent regulated cell death mechanisms. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jul 03; 55(8):4747-58. PMID: 24994868.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Miller JB, Kim LA, Wu DM, Vavvas DG, Eliott D, Husain D. Ocriplasmin for treatment of stage 2 macular holes: early clinical results. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Jul-Aug; 45(4):293-7. PMID: 25037011.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Lee NG, Kim LA, Freitag SK. The role of genetics in the pathogenesis of periocular cutaneous neoplasms: implications for targeted therapy. Semin Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep-Nov; 28(5-6):267-74. PMID: 24138034.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Bagchi M, Kim LA, Boucher J, Walshe TE, Kahn CR, D'Amore PA. Vascular endothelial growth factor is important for brown adipose tissue development and maintenance. FASEB J. 2013 Aug; 27(8):3257-71. PMID: 23682123.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  29. Kim LH, Zhang M, Howell RW, Yue NJ, Khan AJ. Technical note: contrast solution density and cross section errors in inhomogeneity-corrected dose calculation for breast balloon brachytherapy. Med Phys. 2013 Jan; 40(1):011703. PMID: 23298073.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Huang AS, Kim LA, Fawzi AA. Clinical characteristics of a large choroideremia pedigree carrying a novel CHM mutation. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep; 130(9):1184-9. PMID: 22965595.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Sohn EH, He S, Kim LA, Salehi-Had H, Javaheri M, Spee C, Dustin L, Hinton DR, Eliott D. Angiofibrotic response to vascular endothelial growth factor inhibition in diabetic retinal detachment: report no. 1. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep; 130(9):1127-34. PMID: 22965588.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Kim LA, D'Amore PA. A brief history of anti-VEGF for the treatment of ocular angiogenesis. Am J Pathol. 2012 Aug; 181(2):376-9. PMID: 22749677.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  33. Kim LH, Goyal S, Haffty BG, Taunk NK, Yue NJ. Using respiratory motion to guide planning target volume margins for external beam partial breast irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Mar 15; 82(4):1303-6. PMID: 22385703.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Ghilezan M, Martinez A, Gustason G, Krauss D, Antonucci JV, Chen P, Fontanesi J, Wallace M, Ye H, Casey A, Sebastian E, Kim L, Limbacher A. High-dose-rate brachytherapy as monotherapy delivered in two fractions within one day for favorable/intermediate-risk prostate cancer: preliminary toxicity data. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jul 01; 83(3):927-32. PMID: 22197086.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Thomas BB, Shi D, Khine K, Kim LA, Sadda SR. Modulatory influence of stimulus parameters on optokinetic head-tracking response. Neurosci Lett. 2010 Jul 26; 479(2):92-6. PMID: 20488227.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  36. Kim LA, Khurana RN, Parikh JG, Rao NA. Melanin-laden macrophages in the CSF to diagnose Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada simulating ocular syphilis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2008 Jan-Feb; 16(1):59-61. PMID: 18379946.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  37. Kim LA, Furst J, Gutierrez D, Butler MH, Xu S, Goldstein SA, Grigorieff N. Three-dimensional structure of I(to); Kv4.2-KChIP2 ion channels by electron microscopy at 21 Angstrom resolution. Neuron. 2004 Feb 19; 41(4):513-9. PMID: 14980201.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  38. Kim LA, Furst J, Butler MH, Xu S, Grigorieff N, Goldstein SA. Ito channels are octomeric complexes with four subunits of each Kv4.2 and K+ channel-interacting protein 2. J Biol Chem. 2004 Feb 13; 279(7):5549-54. PMID: 14623880.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  39. Chen H, Kim LA, Rajan S, Xu S, Goldstein SA. Charybdotoxin binding in the I(Ks) pore demonstrates two MinK subunits in each channel complex. Neuron. 2003 Sep 25; 40(1):15-23. PMID: 14527430.
    Citations: 57     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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