Dr. Donald Puro

Donald G. Puro, MD, PhD

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology

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Arris Todd: 734-615-2479

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Research Summary

For many years, my research focused on the physiology and pathobiology of the retina. In recent years, use of a novel experimental approach to dry eye revealed the previously unappreciated role of ion channels in the pathophysiology of this common uncomfortable sight-impairing disorder.

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and management of diabetes-related eye diseases; comprehensive ophthalmology

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  • Medical and Graduate School - University of Rochester, 1975
  • Postdoctoral - Neuroscience/Pharmacology, National Institutes of Health, 1975-1977
  • Residency - Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, 1980

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