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M. McGahan

Dean

Bureau of Mines 304A

Bio

Ph.D.: 1980, Pharmacology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York. Mentor, Dr. Peter Bentley

Post-doctoral: 1981-2, Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Mentor, Dr. Laszlo Bito

AFFILIATIONS

Treasurer, International Society for Eye Research, 2012-Present
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Member, National Advisory Eye Council, 2007-2011

RECENT PRESENTATIONS AT MEETINGS

 

    • McGahan, M.C., M. Lall, J. Ferrell, M. Goralska, L. Fleisher, S. Nagar, J. Harned. 2010. Iron regulated gene expression trough control of hypoxia-inducible factor-1. Invited Paper for the XIX International Society for Eye Research meeting, Montreal in July, 2010.

 

    • McGahan, M.C., M. Goralska, L.N. Fleisher, M. Lall, S. Nagar, P. Mzyk, J. Harned. 2011. Hypoxia increases glutamate secretion by retinal pigmented epithelial cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (Suppl.) Abstract # 890

 

    • McGahan, M.C., S. Nagar, M. Goralska, L.N. Fleisher, J. Harned. 2012. Transepithelial iron transport and polarized iron reuptake in retinal pigmented epithelial cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (Suppl.). Abstract #5347

 

    • McGahan, M.C., S. Nagar, M. Goralska, L. Fleisher, J. Harned. 2012. Hypoxia regulates iron influx and efflux in retinal pigmented epithelial cells. Presented at XX International Society for Eye Research meeting, Berlin, Germany, July 2012.

 

    • M. Goralska, L.N. Fleisher, M.C. McGahan. 2012. Hypoxia differentially affects expression of H- and L- ferritin chains in cultured lens epithelial cells. Presented at XX International Society for Eye Research meeting, Berlin, Germany, July 2012.

 

  • McGahan, M.C., Nagar, S., Lall, M.M. 2013. Hypoxia affects polarized secretion of amyloid precursor protein from retinal pigmented epithelial cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Abstract #6352. Presented at the ARVO meeting in Seattle, WA.

Area(s) of Expertise

GENETICS
Regulation of Fe metabolism in the eye, the involvement of Fe in cataract formation, mechanisms underlying post-surgical regrowth of lens tissue, uveitis, retinal physiology & pathology.

Publications

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