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Kimberly A. Fernandes, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box659
Rochester, NY 14642


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Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Sep
Fernandes KA, Harder JM, John SW, Shrager P, Libby RT. "DLK-dependent signaling is important for somal but not axonal degeneration of retinal ganglion cells following axonal injury." Neurobiology of disease. 2014 Sep; 69:108-16. Epub 2014 May 27.
Huang L, Hu F, Xie X, Harder J, Fernandes K, Zeng XY, Libby R, Gan L. "Pou4f1 and pou4f2 are dispensable for the long-term survival of adult retinal ganglion cells in mice." PloS one. 2014 9(4):e94173. Epub 2014 Apr 15.
Mac Nair CE, Fernandes KA, Schlamp CL, Libby RT, Nickells RW. "Tumor necrosis factor alpha has an early protective effect on retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve crush." Journal of neuroinflammation. 2014 11:194. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
2013 Jul
Fernandes KA, Harder JM, Kim J, Libby RT. "JUN regulates early transcriptional responses to axonal injury in retinal ganglion cells." Experimental eye research. 2013 Jul; 112:106-17. Epub 2013 May 03.
2012 Aug
Harder JM, Ding Q, Fernandes KA, Cherry JD, Gan L, Libby RT. "BCL2L1 (BCL-X) promotes survival of adult and developing retinal ganglion cells." Molecular and cellular neurosciences. 2012 Aug; 51(1-2):53-9. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Neuroscience | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2014
MS | Biology | India-Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai2008
BS | Life Sciences | India-University of Mumbai, Mumbai2005