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Department Research

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute in Indianapolis houses three floors of laboratories where groundbreaking research is conducted by Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology faculty.

Indiana University School of Medicine is a leader among public universities in ophthalmic research, with a portfolio that spans basic, translational and clinical research. In particular, the Department of Ophthalmology focuses on the exploration and treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and pediatric eye diseases.

Ophthalmology Research Leadership

20977-Corson, Timothy

Timothy W. Corson, PhD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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18577-Haider, Kathryn

Kathryn M. Haider, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

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Working with director Tim Corson, PhD, the basic and translational research division of the department consists of more than a dozen scientists, both professional and student, working on novel and innovative discoveries in vision research.

The clinical research division, led by Kathryn Haider, MD, combines a collaborative international team of world-class vision researchers.


Research within the department is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and numerous local, national and international charitable foundations.