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Ophthalmic Clinical Genetics Section

About our work

This section is part of the NEI Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch.

Selected publications

Ophthalmic Clinical Genetics Section key staff

Key staff table
Name Title Email Phone
Aime Agather Genetic Counselor 301-451-8232
Delphine Blain Genetic Counselor 301-496-1410
Taylor Flaherty Postbac Fellow
Laryssa Huryn, M.D. Medical Officer 301-435-8810
Volha (Olga) Malechka Postbac Fellow
Ugonna Nwannunu Postbac Fellow
Wadih Zein, M.D. Staff Clinician 301-496-8118

Ophthalmic Clinical Genetics Section alumni

Name Title Time Period
Malena Daich Varela, M.D. Clinical Fellow
Rosalie Nolen Postbac IRTA
Nadege Lebert Postbac IRTA

News from this lab

Eye with coloboma

Zebrafish model helps explain eye development

January 11, 2023

Developed by NIH scientists, the model also sheds light on developmental eye disorders such as coloboma.

Last updated: August 8, 2019