UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute
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Afshari, Natalie A. Brown, Stuart I. Ferrara, Napoleone Ferreyra, Henry A. Freeman, William R. Goldbaum, Michael H. Granet, David B. Haw, Weldon W. Heichel, Chris W. Kikkawa, Don O. Korn, Bobby S. Lee, Jeffrey E. Lin, Jonathan H. Medeiros, Felipe A. Nguyen, Thao P. Nudleman, Eric Robbins, Shira L. Savino, Peter J. Slight, Rigby Weinreb, Robert N. Zhang, Kang
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AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) Cataracts Corneal Conditions Cosmetic Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Movement Disorders Glaucoma Hereditary (Genetic) Disorders Low Vision Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatric Conditions Refractive Errors Retinal Diseases Thyroid Eye Disease
Radha Ayyagari, Ph.D.

Radha Ayyagari, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology
Chief of Ophthalmic Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (CLIA certified)
Director of Shiley Eye Institute BioBank.
Board Certified in Molecular Diagnostics

Radha Ayyagari, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology, and Chief of Ophthalmic Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (CLIA certified). She specializes in Molecular Genetics.

Dr. Ayyagari completed her undergraduate studies at Andhra University in Vizag, India, her graduate studies at Osmania University in Hyderabad, India and then completed a fellowship in Ophthalmic Molecular Genetics at the National Eye Institute, NIH, Bethesda.

Dr. Ayyagari’s research interests include molecular genetics of macular and retinal dystrophy and glaucoma, biological mechanisms underlying retinal diseases, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She has been honored with the Frank A. Bennack, Jr. research fellowship, Sybil B. Barrington Scholar Award, University of Michigan Research Faculty Recognition Award and the Lew Wassermen Award.

Specialty Ophthalmic Genetics
Graduate School Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
Fellowship Molecular Genetics at the National Eye Institute, NIH, Bethesda
Special Interest Molecular genetics of macular and retinal dystrophy; Biological mechanisms underlying retinal diseases; Age-related macular degeneration; Diabetic retinopathy; and Glaucoma.

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