Robert F Mullins Ph.D.

Robert F Mullins Ph.D.
Professor
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
319-335-8222
4135E
MERF
4120
MERF
Research Focus: 
  • Biology and pathology of the choroidal microvasculature in aging and macular disease
  • Mechanisms involved in the development of drusen, especially with regard to the role of humoral and cellular immune systems in drusen biogenesis
  • Structural and compositional changes in Bruch's membrane in aging and disease, and their effects on ocular physiology
  • Animal and in vitro models of age-related macular degeneration
  • Cell biology of inherited retinal diseases
Research Mode: 
Experimental
Research Paradigm(s): 
Genetic Association Studies
Applications: 
Ageing
Cardiovascular System
Eye and Vision
Stem Cells
Organisms: 
Human
Rodent (mouse/rat)
College: 
Carver College of Medicine