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Peer reviewed articles

(TERTC investigators, from the last 5 years)

Thota S, Miller WL, and Bergmanson JP

Acute corneal hydrops: a case report including confocal and histopathological considerations. Cont Lens Anterior Eye, 2006. 29(2): p. 69-73.

Robertson DM, Ladage PM, Yamamoto N, Jester JV, Petroll WM, and Cavanagh HD

Bcl-2 and Bax regulation of corneal homeostasis in genetically altered mice. Eye Contact Lens, 2006. 32(1): p. 3-7.

Pei Y, Reins RY, and McDermott AM

Aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) 3A1 expression by the human keratocyte and its repair phenotypes. Exp Eye Res, 2006.

Narayanan S, Miller WL, and McDermott AM

Conjunctival cytokine expression in symptomatic moderate dry eye subjects. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2006. 47(6): p. 2445-50.

McDermott AM, Rich D, Cullor J, Mannis MJ, Smith W, Reid T, and Murphy CJ

The in vitro activity of selected defensins against an isolate of Pseudomonas in the presence of human tears. Br J Ophthalmol, 2006. 90(5): p. 609-11.

Huang LC, Petkova TD, Reins RY, Proske RJ, and McDermott AM

Multifunctional roles of human cathelicidin (LL-37) at the ocular surface. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2006. 47(6): p. 2369-80.

Fleming DP, Walsh JE, Moore LA, Bergmanson JP, and McMahon D

A novel sensor array for field based ocular ultraviolet radiation measurements. Radiat Prot Dosimetry, 2006. 118(3): p. 265-74.

Narayanan S, Glasser A, Hu YS, and McDermott AM

The effect of interleukin-1 on cytokine gene expression by human corneal epithelial cells. Exp Eye Res, 2005. 80(2): p. 175-83.

Narayanan S, Miller WL, Prager TC, Jackson JA, Leach NE, McDermott AM, Christensen MT, and Bergmanson JP

The diagnosis and characteristics of moderate dry eye in non-contact lens wearers. Eye Contact Lens, 2005. 31(3): p. 96-104.

Liu J, Leach NE, and Bergmanson JP

Reverse-geometry gas-permeable lens design for pellucid marginal degeneration. Eye Contact Lens, 2005. 31(3): p. 127-9.

Huang LC, Jean D, and McDermott AM

Effect of preservative-free artificial tears on the antimicrobial activity of human beta-defensin-2 and cathelicidin LL-37 in vitro. Eye Contact Lens, 2005. 31(1): p. 34-8.

Gordon YJ, Huang LC, Romanowski EG, Yates KA, Proske RJ, and McDermott AM

Human cathelicidin (LL-37), a multifunctional peptide, is expressed by ocular surface epithelia and has potent antibacterial and antiviral activity. Curr Eye Res, 2005. 30(5): p. 385-94.

Gordon YJ, Romanowski EG, and McDermott AM

A review of antimicrobial peptides and their therapeutic potential as anti-infective drugs. Curr Eye Res, 2005. 30(7): p. 505-15.

Doughty MJ and Bergmanson JP

Resolution and reproducibility of measures of the diameter of small collagen fibrils by transmission electron microscopy--application to the rabbit corneal stroma. Micron, 2005. 36(4): p. 331-43.

Bergmanson JP, Walsh JE, and Harmey J

UV Overdose vs Hyperoxia. Eye Contact Lens, 2005. 31(3): p. 95.

Bergmanson JP, Horne J, Doughty MJ, Garcia M, and Gondo M

Assessment of the number of lamellae in the central region of the normal human corneal stroma at the resolution of the transmission electron microscope. Eye Contact Lens, 2005. 31(6): p. 281-7.

Pei Y, Sherry DM, and McDermott AM

Thy-1 distinguishes human corneal fibroblasts and myofibroblasts from keratocytes. Exp Eye Res, 2004. 79(5): p. 705-12.

Miller WL, Doughty MJ, Narayanan S, Leach NE, Tran A, Gaume AL, and Bergmanson JP

A comparison of tear volume (by tear meniscus height and phenol red thread test) and tear fluid osmolality measures in non-lens wearers and in contact lens wearers. Eye Contact Lens, 2004. 30(3): p. 132-7.

Ladage PM, Yamamoto N, Robertson DM, Jester JV, Petroll WM, and Cavanagh HD

Pseudomonas aeruginosa corneal binding after 24-hour orthokeratology lens wear. Eye Contact Lens, 2004. 30(3): p. 173-8.

Ladage PM

What does overnight lens wear do to the corneal epithelium?: is corneal refractive therapy different? Eye Contact Lens, 2004. 30(4): p. 194-7; discussion 205-6.

Doughty MJ and Bergmanson JP

Heterogeneity in the ultrastructure of the mucous (goblet) cells of the rabbit palpebral conjunctiva. Clin Exp Optom, 2004. 87(6): p. 377-85.

Doughty MJ and Bergmanson JP

Collagen fibril characteristics at the corneo-scleral boundary and rabbit corneal stromal swelling. Clin Exp Optom, 2004. 87(2): p. 81-92.

Bergmanson J and Thota S

Incidence of corneal ulcer in hydrogel contact lens wearers and post-cataract endophthalmitis. Do they Compare? Cont Lens Anterior Eye, 2004. 27(1): p. 49-50.

Walsh JE, Bergmanson JP, Saldana G, Jr., and Gaume A

Can UV radiation-blocking soft contact lenses attenuate UV radiation to safe levels during summer months in the southern United States? Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(1 Suppl): p. S174-9; discussion S190-1, S192-4.

Petroll WM, Kovoor T, Ladage PM, Cavanagh HD, Jester JV, and Robertson DM

Can postlens tear thickness be measured using three-dimensional in vivo confocal microscopy? Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(1 Suppl): p. S110-4; discussion S115-8, S192-4.

Narayanan S, Miller WL, and McDermott AM

Expression of human beta-defensins in conjunctival epithelium: relevance to dry eye disease. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2003. 44(9): p. 3795-801.

Miller WL, Narayanan S, Jackson J, and Bergmanson J

The association of bulbar conjunctival folds with other clinical findings in normal and moderate dry eye subjects. Optometry, 2003. 74(9): p. 576-82.

McDermott AM, Redfern RL, Zhang B, Pei Y, Huang L, and Proske RJ

Defensin expression by the cornea: multiple signalling pathways mediate IL-1beta stimulation of hBD-2 expression by human corneal epithelial cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2003. 44(5): p. 1859-65.

Li SL, Ladage PM, Yamamoto T, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Effects of contact lens care solutions on surface exfoliation and bacterial binding to corneal epithelial cells. Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(1): p. 27-30.

Ladage PM, Jester JV, Petroll WM, Bergmanson JP, and Cavanagh HD

Vertical movement of epithelial basal cells toward the corneal surface during use of extended-wear contact lenses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2003. 44(3): p. 1056-63.

Ladage PM, Ren DH, Petroll WM, Jester JV, Bergmanson JP, and Cavanagh HD

Effects of eyelid closure and disposable and silicone hydrogel extended contact lens wear on rabbit corneal epithelial proliferation. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2003. 44(5): p. 1843-9.

Ladage PM, Jester JV, Petroll WM, Bergmanson JP, and Cavanagh HD

Role of oxygen in corneal epithelial homeostasis during extended contact lens wear. Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(1 Suppl): p. S2-6; discussion S26-9, S192-4.

Ladage PM, Yamamoto K, Ren DH, Jester JV, Petroll WM, Bergmanson JP, and Cavanagh HD

Recovery time of corneal epithelial proliferation in the rabbit following rigid gas-permeable extended contact-lens wear. Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(2): p. 61-4.

Gaume A, Prager TC, Bergmanson JP, Quintero S, Harden J, Perrigin J, and Piccolo M

Opaque contact lens color choices among women of different ethnic groups. Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(2): p. 93-5.

Doughty MJ and Bergmanson JP

New insights into the surface cells and glands of the conjunctiva and their relevance to the tear film. Optometry, 2003. 74(8): p. 485-500.

Cavanagh HD, Ladage P, Yamamoto K, Li SL, Petroll WM, and Jester JV

Effects of daily and overnight wear of hyper-oxygen transmissible rigid and silicone hydrogel lenses on bacterial binding to the corneal epithelium: 13-month clinical trials. Eye Contact Lens, 2003. 29(1 Suppl): p. S14-6; discussion S26-9, S192-4.

Yamamoto K, Ladage PM, Ren DH, Li L, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Effect of eyelid closure and overnight contact lens wear on viability of surface epithelial cells in rabbit cornea. Cornea, 2002. 21(1): p. 85-90.

Ren DH, Yamamoto K, Ladage PM, Molai M, Li L, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Adaptive effects of 30-night wear of hyper-O(2) transmissible contact lenses on bacterial binding and corneal epithelium: a 1-year clinical trial. Ophthalmology, 2002. 109(1): p. 27-39; discussion 39-40.

Marsack J, Milner T, Rylander G, Leach N, and Roorda A

Applying wavefront sensors and corneal topography to keratoconus. Biomed Sci Instrum, 2002. 38: p. 471-6.

Li L, Ren DH, Ladage PM, Yamamoto K, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Annexin V binding to rabbit corneal epithelial cells following overnight contact lens wear or eyelid closure. Clao J, 2002. 28(1): p. 48-54.

Ladage PM, Yamamoto K, Li L, Ren DH, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Effects of O2 transmissibility on corneal epithelium after daily and extended contact lens wear in rabbit and man. Adv Exp Med Biol, 2002. 506(Pt B): p. 885-93.

Ladage PM, Yamamoto K, Li L, Ren DH, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Corneal epithelial homeostasis following daily and overnight contact lens wear. Cont Lens Anterior Eye, 2002. 25(1): p. 11-21.

Ladage PM, Petroll WM, Jester JV, Fisher S, Bergmanson JP, and Cavanagh HD

Spherical indentations of human and rabbit corneal epithelium following extended contact lens wear. Clao J, 2002. 28(4): p. 177-80.

Cavanagh HD, Ladage PM, Li SL, Yamamoto K, Molai M, Ren DH, Petroll WM, and Jester JV

Effects of daily and overnight wear of a novel hyper oxygen-transmissible soft contact lens on bacterial binding and corneal epithelium: a 13-month clinical trial. Ophthalmology, 2002. 109(11): p. 1957-69.

Yamamoto K, Ladage PM, Ren DH, Li L, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Bcl-2 expression in the human cornea. Exp Eye Res, 2001. 73(2): p. 247-55.

Yamamoto K, Ladage PM, Ren DH, Li L, Petroll WM, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Effects of low and hyper Dk rigid gas permeable contact lenses on Bcl-2 expression and apoptosis in the rabbit corneal epithelium. Clao J, 2001. 27(3): p. 137-43.

Yamamoto K, Ladage PM, Ren DH, Li L, Jester JV, and Cavanagh HD

Epitope variability of Bcl-2 immunolocalization in the human corneal epithelium. Clao J, 2001. 27(4): p. 221-4.

Walsh JE, Bergmanson JP, Wallace D, Saldana G, Dempsey H, McEvoy H, and Collum LM

Quantification of the ultraviolet radiation (UVR) field in the human eye in vivo using novel instrumentation and the potential benefits of UVR blocking hydrogel contact lens. Br J Ophthalmol, 2001. 85(9): p. 1080-5.

McDermott AM, Redfern RL, and Zhang B

Human beta-defensin 2 is up-regulated during re-epithelialization of the cornea. Curr Eye Res, 2001. 22(1): p. 64-7.

Leach NT and Jackson-Cook C

The application of spectral karyotyping (SKY) and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) technology to determine the chromosomal content(s) of micronuclei. Mutat Res, 2001. 495(1-2): p. 11-9.

Ladage PM, Yamamoto K, Ren DH, Li L, Jester JV, Petroll WM, and Cavanagh HD

Effects of rigid and soft contact lens daily wear on corneal epithelium, tear lactate dehydrogenase, and bacterial binding to exfoliated epithelial cells. Ophthalmology, 2001. 108(7): p. 1279-88.

Ladage PM, Yamamoto K, Ren DH, Li L, Jester JV, Petroll WM, Bergmanson JP, and Cavanagh HD

Proliferation rate of rabbit corneal epithelium during overnight rigid contact lens wear. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2001. 42(12): p. 2804-12.

Doughty MJ, Seabert W, Bergmanson JP, and Blocker Y

A descriptive and quantitative study of the keratocytes of the corneal stroma of albino rabbits using transmission electron microscopy. Tissue Cell, 2001. 33(4): p. 408-22.

Bergmanson J, Farmer E, and Goosey J

Epithelial plugs in radial keratotomy: the origin of incisional keratitis? Cornea, 2001. 20(8): p. 866-72.