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James Akula, PhD

James Akula PhD
Lab:
Infant Vision Laboratory
Department:
Ophthalmology Research
Hospital Title:
Research Associate
Academic Title:
Instructor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
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  1. Hansen RM, Moskowitz A, Akula JD, Fulton AB. The neural retina in retinopathy of prematurity. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2016 Sep 23.
  2. Wang Z, Liu CH, Sun Y, Gong Y, Favazza TL, Morss PC, Saba NJ, Fredrick TW, He X, Akula JD, Chen J. Pharmacologic Activation of Wnt Signaling by Lithium Normalizes Retinal Vasculature in a Murine Model of Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy. Am J Pathol. 2016 Oct; 186(10):2588-600.
  3. Tanimoto N, Akula JD, Fulton AB, Weber BH, Seeliger MW. Differentiation of murine models of "negative ERG" by single and repetitive light stimuli. Doc Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr; 132(2):101-9.
  4. Ramamirtham R, Akula JD, Soni G, Swanson MJ, Bush JN, Moskowitz A, Swanson EA, Favazza TL, Tavormina JL, Mujat M, Ferguson RD, Hansen RM, Fulton AB. Extrafoveal Cone Packing in Eyes With a History of Retinopathy of Prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Feb; 57(2):467-75.
  5. Akula JD. Vigabatrin retinal toxicity in children with infantile spasms: An observational cohort study. Neurology. 2015 Aug 18; 85(7):655-6.
  6. Munro RJ, Fulton AB, Chui TY, Moskowitz A, Ramamirtham R, Hansen RM, Prabhu SP, Akula JD. Eye growth in term- and preterm-born eyes modeled from magnetic resonance images. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 May; 56(5):3121-31.
  7. Akula JD, Noonan ER, Di Nardo A, Favazza TL, Zhang N, Sahin M, Hansen RM, Fulton AB. Vigabatrin can enhance electroretinographic responses in pigmented and albino rats. Doc Ophthalmol. 2015 Aug; 131(1):1-11.
  8. Zhang N, Favazza TL, Baglieri AM, Benador IY, Noonan ER, Fulton AB, Hansen RM, Iuvone PM, Akula JD. The rat with oxygen-induced retinopathy is myopic with low retinal dopamine. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Dec 19; 54(13):8275-84.
  9. Griffith RM, Li H, Zhang N, Favazza TL, Fulton AB, Hansen RM, Akula JD. Next-generation sequencing analysis of gene regulation in the rat model of retinopathy of prematurity. Doc Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug; 127(1):13-31.
  10. Favazza TL, Tanimoto N, Munro RJ, Beck SC, Garcia Garrido M, Seide C, Sothilingam V, Hansen RM, Fulton AB, Seeliger MW, Akula JD. Alterations of the tunica vasculosa lentis in the rat model of retinopathy of prematurity. Doc Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug; 127(1):3-11.
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  12. Hammer DX, Ferguson RD, Mujat M, Patel A, Plumb E, Iftimia N, Chui TY, Akula JD, Fulton AB. Multimodal adaptive optics retinal imager: design and performance. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2012 Dec 1; 29(12):2598-607.
  13. Park J, Zhang Y, Vykhodtseva N, Akula JD, McDannold NJ. Targeted and reversible blood-retinal barrier disruption via focused ultrasound and microbubbles. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e42754.
  14. Sapieha P, Chen J, Stahl A, Seaward MR, Favazza TL, Juan AM, Hatton CJ, Joyal JS, Krah NM, Dennison RJ, Tang J, Kern TS, Akula JD, Smith LE. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids preserve retinal function in type 2 diabetic mice. Nutr Diabetes. 2012 Jul 23; 2:e36.
  15. Chui TY, Bissig D, Berkowitz BA, Akula JD. Refractive Development in the "ROP Rat". J Ophthalmol. 2012; 2012:956705.
  16. Blom JJ, Giove TJ, Favazza TL, Akula JD, Eldred WD. Inhibition of the adrenomedullin/nitric oxide signaling pathway in early diabetic retinopathy. J Ocul Biol Dis Infor. 2011 Jun; 4(1-2):70-82.
  17. Akula JD, Esdaille TM, Caffé AR, Naarendorp F. The scotopic electroretinogram of the sugar glider related to histological features of its retina. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2011 Nov; 197(11):1043-54.
  18. Stahl A, Chen J, Sapieha P, Seaward MR, Krah NM, Dennison RJ, Favazza T, Bucher F, Löfqvist C, Ong H, Hellström A, Chemtob S, Akula JD, Smith LE. Postnatal weight gain modifies severity and functional outcome of oxygen-induced proliferative retinopathy. Am J Pathol. 2010 Dec; 177(6):2715-23.
  19. Benny O, Nakai K, Yoshimura T, Bazinet L, Akula JD, Nakao S, Hafezi-Moghadam A, Panigrahy D, Pakneshan P, D'Amato RJ. Broad spectrum antiangiogenic treatment for ocular neovascular diseases. PLoS One. 2010 Sep 01; 5(9).
  20. Akula JD, Hansen RM, Tzekov R, Favazza TL, Vyhovsky TC, Benador IY, Mocko JA, McGee D, Kubota R, Fulton AB. Visual cycle modulation in neurovascular retinopathy. Exp Eye Res. 2010 Aug; 91(2):153-61.
  21. Akula JD, Favazza TL, Mocko JA, Benador IY, Asturias AL, Kleinman MS, Hansen RM, Fulton AB. The anatomy of the rat eye with oxygen-induced retinopathy. Doc Ophthalmol. 2010 Feb; 120(1):41-50.
  22. Fulton AB, Hansen RM, Moskowitz A, Akula JD. The neurovascular retina in retinopathy of prematurity. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2009 Nov; 28(6):452-82.
  23. Akula JD, Mocko JA, Benador IY, Hansen RM, Favazza TL, Vyhovsky TC, Fulton AB. The neurovascular relation in oxygen-induced retinopathy. Mol Vis. 2008; 14:2499-508.
  24. Moskowitz A, Hansen RM, Akula JD, Eklund SE, Fulton AB. Rod and rod-driven function in achromatopsia and blue cone monochromatism. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Feb; 50(2):950-8.
  25. Fulton AB, Akula JD, Mocko JA, Hansen RM, Benador IY, Beck SC, Fahl E, Seeliger MW, Moskowitz A, Harris ME. Retinal degenerative and hypoxic ischemic disease. Doc Ophthalmol. 2009 Feb; 118(1):55-61.
  26. Akula JD, Mocko JA, Moskowitz A, Hansen RM, Fulton AB. The oscillatory potentials of the dark-adapted electroretinogram in retinopathy of prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Dec; 48(12):5788-97.
  27. Akula JD, Hansen RM, Martinez-Perez ME, Fulton AB. Rod photoreceptor function predicts blood vessel abnormality in retinopathy of prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Sep; 48(9):4351-9.
  28. Hansen RM, Eklund SE, Benador IY, Mocko JA, Akula JD, Liu Y, Martinez-Perez ME, Fulton AB. Retinal degeneration in children: dark adapted visual threshold and arteriolar diameter. Vision Res. 2008 Feb; 48(3):325-31.
  29. Liu K, Akula JD, Hansen RM, Moskowitz A, Kleinman MS, Fulton AB. Development of the electroretinographic oscillatory potentials in normal and ROP rats. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Dec; 47(12):5447-52.
  30. Liu K, Akula JD, Falk C, Hansen RM, Fulton AB. The retinal vasculature and function of the neural retina in a rat model of retinopathy of prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Jun; 47(6):2639-47.
  31. Akula JD, Lyubarsky AL, Naarendorp F. The sensitivity and spectral identity of the cones driving the b-wave of the rat electroretinogram. Vis Neurosci. 2003 Mar-Apr; 20(2):109-17.
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