Jennifer J. Hunter, Ph.D.

Jennifer J. Hunter, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-4935

Research Bio

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 Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 21 available »

Sharma R, Yin L, Geng Y, Merigan WH, Palczewska G, Palczewski K, Williams DR, Hunter JJ. "In vivo two-photon imaging of the mouse retina." Biomedical optics express. 2013 4(8):1285-93. Epub 2013 Jul 09.
2012 Jun
Yamamoto K, Zhou J, Hunter JJ, Williams DR, Sparrow JR. "Toward an understanding of bisretinoid autofluorescence bleaching and recovery." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2012 Jun; 53(7):3536-44. Epub 2012 Jun 08.
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; 31(1):28-42. Epub 2011 Nov 10.
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; 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.

Current Appointments

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


PhD | Physics and Vision Science | Canada - University of Waterloo2007
MSc | Physics | Canada - University of Waterloo2001
BSc | Physics | Canada - University of Waterloo1999

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Research Associate; Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; David Williams (supervisor) 2010