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Welcome, Reneé Smith!

October 5, 2017

Reneé Smith, a preclinical professional with over 25 years of experience in quality assurance (QA) and education, has joined the OSOD team. Reneé brings wide-ranging experience in all aspects of auditing and QA, including software validations....

Ala Moshiri, MD, PhD

August 21, 2017

We are pleased to annouce the addition of Dr. Ala Moshiri, Assistant Professor of Vitreoretinal Surgery and Uveitis at the UC Davis School of Medicine, to the clinical and investigative teams at OSOD.  Dr. Moshiri brings extensive research ...

Carl Marfurt, PhD

August 21, 2017

OSOD is pleased to annouce that Dr. Carl Marfurt, Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has joined our team of vision scientists.  Dr. Marfurt brings world-class experience and expertise in the areas...

Donald O. Mutti, OD, PhD

December 22, 2015

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Donald O. Mutti to the OSOD vision science team. Dr. Mutti is the E.F. Wildermuth Foundation Professor of Optometry at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. His research career began in the contact lens...

Remembering Hank Edelhauser PHD

December 2, 2015

I knew Hank well as a fellow vision scientist with a focus on cornea, and in recent years as an important member of our consulting group that interacts with industry. He was a translational scientist of the highest order. Almost all of his...

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

April 27, 2015

Histological evaluation of Wistar rats after 3 or 6 month of intense cyclic light exposure. Comparable H&E stained sections of retina of control (A, D) rats vs. intense light exposed rats (B, C, E, F), from central parts of retina were...

Functional and Anatomic Consequences of Subretinal Dosing in the Cynomolgus Macaque

April 27, 2015

The goal of this study was to characterize functional and anatomic sequelae of a bleb induced by subretinal injection. Subretinal injections (100 µl) of balance salt solution (BSS) were placed in the superotemporal macula of one eye in 3...

Chris Murphy Award

April 17, 2015

Chris Murphy, DVM, Ph.D., DAVCO, founder and CEO of Ocular Services on Demand (OSOD, LLC) and EyeKor, LLC, is the recipient of the 2015 career achievement award in ocular toxicology from the Ocular Toxicology Specialty Section of the Society of...

Retinal Light Toxicity

April 16, 2015

The ability of light to enact damage on the neurosensory retina and underlying structures has been well understood for hundreds of years. While the eye has adapted several mechanisms to protect itself from such damage, certain exposures to light...