Hunter Lab

Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary Appointment
  • Assistant Professor - Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD)
  • Assistant Professor - Department of Center for Visual Science A&S (RC)




Research Overview

Dr. Hunter's research interests include mechanisms of light-induced retinal damage and development of non-invasive fluorescence imaging techniques to study retinal function in healthy and diseased eyes.

Recent Publications

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 20 available »


2012 Jan
Hunter JJ, Morgan JI, Merigan WH, Sliney DH, Sparrow JR, Williams DR. "The susceptibility of the retina to photochemical damage from visible light." Progress in retinal and eye research. 2012 Jan 0; 31(1):28-42. Epub 2011 Nov 10.

Yamamoto K, Zhou J, Hunter JJ, Williams DR, Sparrow JR. "Toward an understanding of bisretinoid autofluorescence bleaching and recovery." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2012 53(7):3536-44. Epub 2012 Jun 08.
2011 Apr
Yin L, Greenberg K, Hunter JJ, Dalkara D, Kolstad KD, Masella BD, Wolfe R, Visel M, Stone D, Libby RT, Diloreto D, Schaffer D, Flannery J, Williams DR, Merigan WH. "Intravitreal injection of AAV2 transduces macaque inner retina." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2011 Apr 0; 52(5):2775-83. Epub 2011 Apr 25.
Hunter JJ, Masella B, Dubra A, Sharma R, Yin L, Merigan WH, Palczewska G, Palczewski K, Williams DR. "Images of photoreceptors in living primate eyes using adaptive optics two-photon ophthalmoscopy." Biomedical optics express. 2010 2(1):139-48. Epub 2010 Dec 17.
2009 May
Bueno JM, Cookson CJ, Hunter JJ, Kisilak ML, Campbell MC. "Depolarization properties of the optic nerve head: the effect of age." Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists). 2009 May 0; 29(3):247-55.


Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave., Box 659
Rochester, NY 14642

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