Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology Research Division includes 12 laboratories and more than 50 investigators devoted to the study of basic and clinical problems in vision, ophthalmology and eye disease. Investigators encompass the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, retina, radiation biology, physiology, pharmacology and optics. A Ph.D. and/or M.D. and a strong research background is required for this position. Job Description: Investigating the role of the cell surface proteoglycans in the development of retinal astrocytes and blood vessels in mice. Study the contribution of extracellular matrix for retinal angiogenesis responsible for many blinding diseases in children and elder patients. Explore the mechanism of neural-vascular interaction in retina and assist Any other activities related to the research project.
Internal Number: 6902
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