Bela  Anand-Apte  MBBS, PhD
Bela Anand-Apte MBBS, PhD
Interim Chair
Staff
anandab@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9739
Edward T.  Orel  MBA
Edward T. Orel MBA
Administrator - Ophthalmic Research
orele@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-4135



Justis P.  Ehlers  M.D.
Justis P. Ehlers M.D.
Staff

ehlersj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-0183
 

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Jonathan E.  Sears  M.D.
Jonathan E. Sears M.D.
Staff

searsj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-8157
 

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Bela  Anand-Apte  M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Bela Anand-Apte M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Interim Chair
Staff

anandab@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9739
web site

Research Interests:
Eye; Angiogenesis; Diabetic Retinopathy; Blood Retinal Barrier; Retinal Vascular Leakage; Macular Edema; Macular Degeneration; Sorsbys Fundus Dystrophy; Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases

John W. Crabb  Ph.D.
John W. Crabb Ph.D.
Staff

crabbj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-0425
web site

Research Interests:
Eye; age-related macular degeneration; glaucoma; uveal melanoma; proteomics

Stephanie A. Hagstrom  Ph.D.
Stephanie A. Hagstrom Ph.D.
Associate Staff

hagstrs@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-4133
web site

Research Interests:
Eye; genetics; pharmacogenetics; age-related macular degeneration; inherited retinal diseases

Joe G. Hollyfield  Ph.D.
Joe G. Hollyfield Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor

hollyfj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3252
web site

Research Interests:
Eye; retinal pathology; age-related macular degeneration

Neal S. Peachey  Ph.D.
Neal S. Peachey Ph.D.
Staff

peachen@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-1942
web site

Research Interests:
visual electrophysiology; retina; mouse models; retinal disease; retinitis pigmentosa; congenital stationary night blindness; photoreceptor; bipolar cell

Brian D.  Perkins  Ph.D.
Brian D. Perkins Ph.D.
Associate Staff

perkinb2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9683
web site

Research Interests:
Zebrafish; retina; photoreceptor; cilia; cep290; microRNA;

Sujata  Rao  Ph.D.
Sujata Rao Ph.D.
Assistant Staff

raos7@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-3156
web site

Research Interests:
Eye; developmental biology; circadian clock; neurovascular development; Thyroid hormone signaling; Cone photoreceptors: vascular remodeling

Sunil  Srivastava  M.D.
Sunil Srivastava M.D.
Staff

srivass2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-2286
 

Research Interests:
coming soon.

K. P. Connie Tam  Ph.D.
K. P. Connie Tam Ph.D.
Assistant Staff

tamk@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7936
web site

Research Interests:
Eye; innate immune system; corneal infection and inflammation; tissue homeostasis; wound healing; keratin; antimicrobial peptides; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, HSV-1, Zika

Steven E. Wilson  M.D.
Steven E. Wilson M.D.
Staff

wilsons4@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5887
web site

Research Interests:
Eye diseases; cornea; wound healing; ocular surface

Alex  Yuan  M.D., Ph.D.
Alex Yuan M.D., Ph.D.
Staff

yuana@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0079
web site

Research Interests:
Regenerative medicine and stem cell biology; retinal injury response; cell-based therapy; gene and drug delivery