Josephine Hoh PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchHigh Performance ComputationCancer Genetics & GenomicsSchool of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences; Hoh LabOphthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Interactions among genes; Environmental exposures more...


  • B.S., National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 1989
  • Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Complement factor H polymorphism in age-related macular degeneration. Klein RJ, Zeiss C, Chew EY, Tsai JY, Sackler RS, Haynes C, Henning AK, SanGiovanni JP, Mane SM, Mayne ST, Bracken MB, Ferris FL, Ott J, Barnstable C, Hoh J. Science. 2005 Apr 15;308(5720):385-9. Epub 2005 Mar 10. PMID: 15761122
  • HTRA1 promoter polymorphism in wet age-related macular degeneration. Dewan A, Liu M, Hartman S, Zhang SS, Liu DT, Zhao C, Tam PO, Chan WM, Lam DS, Snyder M, Barnstable C, Pang CP, Hoh J. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):989-92. Epub 2006 Oct 19. PMID: 17053108
  • A variant of the HTRA1 gene increases susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration. Yang Z, Camp NJ, Sun H, Tong Z, Gibbs D, Cameron DJ, Chen H, Zhao Y, Pearson E, Li X, Chien J, Dewan A, Harmon J, Bernstein PS, Shridhar V, Zabriskie NA, Hoh J, Howes K, Zhang K. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):992-3. Epub 2006 Oct 19. PMID: 17053109



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