Vision Research Center

WVU as an institution is committed to promoting Vision Research at WVU Eye Institute. The vision Research Center is a 5,000 sq. foot of laboratory space located on the third floor of the WVU Eye Institute. The Vision Research Center, directed by Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD [hyperlinked to faculty web page] is staffed by   laboratory scientists who are making profound contributions toward advancing vision science and have collaborative partnerships with other WVU departments and other research institutions to build vision-related research.

Specific Aims of the Institute's Research Program

  • To expand the research program in visual neuroscience.
  • To provide translational research in visual neuroscience.
  • To establish collaborative partnerships with other WVU departments and other research institutions to build vision-related research.
  • To promote vision health.

Basic research Group

A photo of Jianhai Du.

Jianhai Du, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-6903
A photo of Saravanan Kolandaivelu.

Saravanan Kolandaivelu, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Joint Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-6925
A photo of J. Odom.

J. Vernon Odom, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Ophthalmology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6959
A photo of Visvanathan Ramamurthy.

Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Ophthalmology
Professor, Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-598-6925
A photo of Maxim Sokolov.

Maxim Sokolov, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Faculty, Ophthalmology
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-598-6958