J. Martin Heur, MD, PhD

Title(s)Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressHC4 4900 1450 San Pablo Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033-6103
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    Title(s)Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

    Title(s)Charles Manger III, M.D. Chair in Corneal Laser Eye Surgery

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    University of Cincinnati College of MedicinePhD2002Developmental Biology
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineMD2004
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationOphthalmology Residency2008
    USC Roski Eye InstituteCornea, External Diseases & Refractive Surgery2009
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    2002  - 2004NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Grant
    2004Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    2011NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award
    ARVO/Alcon2011Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Career Development Award
    RPB2012Career Development Award
    2015  - 2016Best Doctors in America

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    J. Martin Heur, MD, PhD, received MD and PhD degrees from the Physician Scientist Training Program at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he was awarded an NIH Medical Scientist Training Program fellowship. He completed residency training at Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, followed by a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the USC Roski Eye Institute. Dr. Heur’s research is supported by grants from the National Eye Institute and Research to Prevent Blindness, and was previously supported by Baxter Foundation, Fight for Sight, and Knight Templar Eye Foundation.

    Dr. Heur’s research focuses on investigation of molecular mechanisms of corneal endothelial wound healing utilizing zebrafish and corneal endothelial cell lines as model systems.

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    1. Lacritin-mediated regeneration of the corneal epithelia by protein polymer nanoparticles. J Mater Chem B. 2014 Dec 14; 2(46):8131-8141. Wang W, Despanie J, Shi P, Edman-Woolcott MC, Lin YA, Cui H, Heur JM, Fini ME, Hamm-Alvarez SF, MacKay JA. PMID: 25530855; PMCID: PMC4270104.
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    2. Prosthetic replacement of the ocular surface ecosystem scleral lens therapy for patients with ocular symptoms of chronic Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul; 158(1):49-54. Heur M, Bach D, Theophanous C, Chiu GB. PMID: 24699156.
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