Evangelia Papavasilieou

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PURPOSE To examine the relationship between proportion of African ancestry (PAA) and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and to identify genetic loci associated with PDR using admixture mapping in African Americans with type 2 diabetes (T2D). METHODS Between 1993 and 2013, 1440 participants enrolled in four different studies had fundus photographs(More)
PURPOSE To identify autoantigens in autoimmune retinopathy patients by phage immunoprecipitation sequencing (PhIP-Seq), a new technique for autoantigen discovery. METHODS PhIP-Seq was used to sequence putative autoantibodies in plasma from 11 patients with autoimmune retinopathy and eight controls. We compared the autoantibodies' molecular weights with(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate clinical and ancillary testing, including adaptive optics, outcomes in autoimmune retinopathy (AIR) patients treated with rituximab. DESIGN Retrospective, interventional case series. METHODS patients: Sixteen AIR patients treated with rituximab. OBSERVATION PROCEDURES All patients were treated with a loading and maintenance dose(More)
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