Lawrence James Rizzolo PhD, FARVO
Associate Professor of Surgery (Gross Anatomy) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Director of Medical Studies
Departments & Organizations
Retinal disease; Tight junctions; Outer blood-retinal barrier; Epithelia; Human embryonic stem cells; Bio/tissue engineering; Medical education more...
- Ph.D., Duke University, 1977
- Peng,S., Gan,G., Qiu, C., Zhong, M., An, H., Adelman, R.A., and Rizzolo, L.J. (2013) Engineering a blood-retinal barrier with human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelium: Transcriptome and functional analysis. Stem Cell Trans. Med. in press
- Peng,S., Gan,G., Rao, V.S., Adelman, R.A., and Rizzolo, L.J. (2012) Effects of proinflammatory cytokines on the claudin-19 rich tight junctions of human retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 53, 5016-5028.
- Rizzolo, L.J., Peng, S., Luo, Y, and Xiao, W., (2011) Integration of tight junctions and claudins with the barrier functions of the retinal pigment epithelium. Prog. Retin. Eye Res. 30:296-323.