Caroline J Zeiss, PhD, DACVP

Professor of Comparative Medicine and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Director, Mouse Research Pathology Service; Unit Chief, Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Comparative Medicine

Office of Student Research

Ophthalmology and Visual Science


Caroline Zeiss is a veterinary anatomic pathologist with expertise in rodent pathology, neuropathology and comparative ocular pathology. Her research interests include mechanisms of photoreceptor degeneration, rodent models of age-related macular degeneration, and evolution of the eye in vertebrates.

Education & Training

PhD Cornell University (1999)
BVMS University of Pretoria, South Africa (1990)
Intern University of Pennsylvania
Resident Cornell University

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Caroline J Zeiss, PhD, DACVP
Mailing Address
Yale University School of Medicine PO Box 208016
New Haven, CT 06520-8016