Daniel M. Albert, MD, MS

Dr. Albert is a founder, former managing member, and currently provides consulting on ocular pathology.

Dr. Albert is the RRF Emmett A. Humble Distinguished Director of the UW Eye Research Institute, Frederick A. Davis Professor of Ophthalmology and Former Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is widely recognized as an expert in ocular pathology and is Director of the Ocular Pathology Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

His primary research concerns ocular neoplasia, but he has conducted clinical and laboratory research on the full spectrum of ocular disorders. He has over 500 publications in diverse areas of ophthalmic clinical and basic research and is an editor for a major authoritative multi-volume work on the practice of ophthalmology.

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Recent Publications


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Studies on the Histopathology of Temporal Arteritis.

Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2017 Jan;3(1):60-65

Authors: Wang AL, Raven ML, Surapaneni K, Albert DM

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Concordance Between Clinical and Histopathological Diagnoses of Corneal Specimens.

Ophthalmology. 2017 Jan 19;:

Authors: Burris CK, Azari AA, Eagle RC, Rapuano CJ, Marangoz D, Potter HD, Kim K, Thuro B, Phelps PO, Surapaneni K, Rodriguez ME, Raven ML, Lee V, Damani MR, Carey M, Kanavi MR, Javadi MA, Albert DM


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Ocular Tuberculosis.

Microbiol Spectr. 2016 Nov;4(6):

Authors: Albert DM, Raven ML

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Adult-Onset Asthma and Periocular Xanthogranulomas Associated with Systemic IgG4-Related Disease.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2016 Apr;1:34-37

Authors: Burris CK, Rodriguez ME, Raven ML, Burkat CN, Albert DM

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Investigation of Somatic GNAQ, GNA11, BAP1 and SF3B1 Mutations in Ophthalmic Melanocytomas.

Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2016 Apr;2(3):171-7

Authors: Francis JH, Wiesner T, Milman T, Won HH, Lin A, Lee V, Albert DM, Folberg R, Berger MF, Char DH, Marr B, Abramson DH

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Bilateral Primary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Eyelid.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar 4;

Authors: Burris CK, Raven ML, Rodriguez ME, Potter HD, Lucarelli MJ, Albert DM

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Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy in the Eyelid: A Rare Presentation.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov/Dec;32(6):e150-e151

Authors: Tran AQ, Thuro BA, Albert DM, Lucarelli MJ, Potter HD


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Why Jules Gonin Achieved His "Audacious Goal Initiative"-and Why He Is a Model for the Present Day.

Ophthalmology. 2015 Oct;122(10):1955-7

Authors: Albert DM, Gloor BP, McPherson AR

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The Significance of the Discordant Occurrence of Lens Tumors in Humans versus Other Species.

Ophthalmology. 2015 Jun 27;

Authors: Albert DM, Phelps PO, Surapaneni KR, Thuro BA, Potter HA, Ikeda A, Teixeira LB, Dubielzig RR

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Two Pioneer 19th-Century Women Who Breached Ophthalmology's Glass Ceiling.

Ophthalmology. 2015 Jun;122(6):1067-9

Authors: McPherson AR, Albert DM


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Author reply.

Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):e71

Authors: Albert DM, Bartley GB

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A sesquicentennial salute to the american ophthalmological society.

Ophthalmology. 2014 Aug;121(8):1493-4

Authors: Albert DM

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A proposal to improve ophthalmic education in medical schools.

Ophthalmology. 2014 Jun;121(6):1157-9

Authors: Albert DM, Bartley GB

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Choosing our words carefully: plagiarism in the internet age.

Ophthalmology. 2014 Apr;121(4):807-8

Authors: Bartley GB, Albert DM, Liesegang TJ

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The Occurrence and Proposed Significance of Schnabel Cavernous Degeneration in Uveal Melanoma.

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar 20;

Authors: Kanavi MR, Azari AA, Potter HD, Lee V, Albert DM

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Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia With Eosinophilia of the Orbit and Ocular Adnexa: Report of 5 Cases.

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar 27;

Authors: Azari AA, Kanavi MR, Lucarelli M, Lee V, Lundin AM, Potter HD, Albert DM

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The sustained delivery of resveratrol or a defined grape powder inhibits new blood vessel formation in a mouse model of choroidal neovascularization.

Molecules. 2014;19(11):17578-603

Authors: Kanavi MR, Darjatmoko S, Wang S, Azari AA, Farnoodian M, Kenealey JD, van Ginkel PR, Albert DM, Sheibani N, Polans AS


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Shaken Adult Syndrome: Report of 2 Cases.

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep 26;

Authors: Azari AA, Kanavi MR, Saipe NB, Potter HD, Albert DM, Stier MA

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A Clinicopathologic Case Study of Two Patients with Pediatric Orbital IgG4-related Disease.

Orbit. 2013 Aug 19;

Authors: Griepentrog GJ, Vickers RW, Karesh JW, Azari AA, Albert DM, Bukat CN

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Hydration with saline decreases toxicity of mice injected with calcitriol in preclinical studies.

J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 2013;32(3):241-4

Authors: Azari AA, Kanavi MR, Darjatmoko SR, Lee V, Kim K, Potter HD, Albert DM


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A Career in Eye Pathology.

Surv Ophthalmol. 2012 Dec 5;

Authors: Albert DM

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Surgical removal of an atypical macular epiretinal membrane in neurofibromatosis type 2: clinicopathologic correlation and visual outcome.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Oct 1;130(10):1337-9

Authors: Han DP, Chin M, Simons KB, Albert DM

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Ensuring appropriate expert testimony for cases involving the "shaken baby".

JAMA. 2012 Jul 4;308(1):39-40

Authors: Albert DM, Blanchard JW, Knox BL

Suppression of thrombospondin-1 expression during uveal melanoma progression and its potential therapeutic utility.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar;130(3):336-41

Authors: Wang S, Neekhra A, Albert DM, Sorenson CM, Sheibani N


Resveratrol metabolites do not elicit early pro-apoptotic mechanisms in neuroblastoma cells.

J Agric Food Chem. 2011 May 11;59(9):4979-86

Authors: Kenealey JD, Subramanian L, Van Ginkel PR, Darjatmoko S, Lindstrom MJ, Somoza V, Ghosh SK, Song Z, Hsung RP, Kwon GS, Eliceiri KW, Albert DM, Polans AS

Retinal light toxicity.

Eye (Lond). 2011 Jan;25(1):1-14

Authors: Youssef PN, Sheibani N, Albert DM


The practice of ophthalmology in rural Wisconsin in the mid-19th century: from the casebooks of Francis Paddock, MD.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2010 Jun;128(6):783-8

Authors: Albert DM, Atzen SL, Morgan P

Development of choroidal neovascularization in rats with advanced intense cyclic light-induced retinal degeneration.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2010 Feb;128(2):212-22

Authors: Albert DM, Neekhra A, Wang S, Darjatmoko SR, Sorenson CM, Dubielzig RR, Sheibani N

Sebaceous cell carcinoma of the eyelid: a rapidly enlarging lesion with massive xanthogranulomatous inflammation.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun;26(3):208-10

Authors: Hwang FS, Neekhra A, Lucarelli MJ, Warner TF, Snow SN, Albert DM