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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


The biographical information for Kimberly A. Fernandes, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 13 available »

Fernandes, K. A.; Harder, J. M.; Williams, P. A.; Rausch, R. L.; Kiernan, A. E.; Nair, K. S.; Anderson, M. G.; John, S. W.; Howell, G. R.; Libby, R. T.;. "Using genetic mouse models to gain insight into glaucoma: Past results and future possibilities". Experimental eye research. 2015; . Link
Hedberg-Buenz, A.; Christopher, M. A.; Lewis, C. J.; Fernandes, K. A.; Dutca, L. M.; Wang, K.; Scheetz, T. E.; Abramoff, M. D.; Libby, R. T.; Garvin, M. K.; Anderson, M. G.;. "Quantitative measurement of retinal ganglion cell populations via histology-based random forest classification". 2015; . Link
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.

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