John G. Flanagan, OD, PhD, DSc(hon), FCOptom, FAAO

Title
Dean and Professor

Department
School of Optometry

Address
351 Minor Addition
School of Optometry
Berkeley, CA 94720

Email
jgflanagan@berkeley.edu

Duties

Professor of Optometry and Vision Science

Research Interests

Glaucoma

  • Pathophysiology of glaucoma
  • Glial cell activation
  • Cellular models of glaucoma, capable of manipulating biomechanical stretch and ischemia
  • Biomarkers and proteomics
  • Biomechanics of the lamina cribrosa of the optic nerve
  • Ocular hemodynamics
  • Clinical psychophysics and imaging (Structure and Function)
  • Aspects of spatial and temporal vision processing
  • Ocular chronobiology, particularly as it relates to glaucoma

Diabetic eye disease

  • Particular interest in diabetic macular edema and its natural history
  • Ocular hemodynamics in diabetes
  • Clinical psychophysics and imaging

Neuroscience and Neurobiology

  • Biomechanics of the lamina cribrosa of the optic nerve
  • Ocular hemodynamics
  • Clinical psychophysics and imaging (Structure and Function)
  • Aspects of spatial and temporal vision processing
  • Ocular chronobiology, particularly as it relates to glaucoma