Support for our endeavors
comes primarily from the
National Institutes of Health


Peer-Reviewed Publications (*corresponding author)

  1. McDermott AM, Perez V, Huang AJW, Pflugfelder SC, Stern ME et al. Pathways of corneal and ocular surface inflammation: a perspective from the Cullen Symposium. The Ocular Surface 3:S131-138, 2005. (Role: Participated in the group discussion, preparation of the draft and designs of illustrations.)
  2. Yuan C, Berscheit HL, Huang AJW*. Identification of an amyloidogenic region on keratoepithelin via synthetic peptides. FEBS Lett 581:241-247, 2007. (Role: Supervised the research projects and revised the manuscript.)
  3. Yuan C, Zins EJ, Clark AF, Huang AJW*. Suppression of keratoepithelin and myocilin by small interfering RNAs (siRNA) in vitro. Mol Vis 13:2083-2095, 2007. (Role: Supervised the research projects and wrote the paper.)
  4. Huang AJW*. Suppression of keratoepithelin and myocilin by small interfering RNA (an American Ophthalmological Society thesis). Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 105:365-378, 2007. (Role: Conceived the research, supervised the research projects and wrote the manuscript.)
  5. Iuorno J, Truskinovsky A, Chung G, Krachmer J, Bawcombe D, Huang A. Conjunctival condylomata acuminata. Cornea 27:621-624, 2008. (Role: Conceived the research, provided clinical care and supervised the research.)
  6. Segal B, Thomas W, Rogers T, Leon J, Hughes P, Patel D, Patel K, Novitzke J, Rohrer M, Gopalakrishnan R, Myers S, Nazmul-Hossain A, Emamian E, Huang A, Rhodus N, Moser K. Prevalence, severity, and predictors of fatigue in primary Sjogren's syndrome. Arthritis Rheum 59:1780-1787, 2008. PMID: 19035421 (Role: Provided clinical services and relevant data collection.)
  7. Yuan X, Wilhelmus KR, Matoba AY, Alexandrakis G, Miller D, Huang AJW. Pathogenesis and outcome of Paecilomyces keratitis. Am J Ophthalmol 147:691-696, 2009. PMID: 19195638 (Role: Provided clinical care and relevant data collection for this collaborative research.
  8. Patel DA, Chang SH, Harocopos GJ, Vora, SC, Thang DH, Huang AJW. Granular and Lattice Deposits in Corneal Dystrophy Caused by R124C Mutation of TGFBIp. Cornea 2010 (in press). NIHMSID #198702, Publ.ID:ICO201682
  9. Edelstein SL, Huang AJW, Harocopos GJ, Waltman SR. Avellino corneal dystrophy with R124C mutation in TGFBI gene. Cornea 2010 (in press)
  10. Council MD, Huang AJW. Editorial on “Modified Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty for the Treatment of Advanced-Stage Keratoconus with Steep Curvature”. EBO 2010 (in press).


  1. External Disease and Cornea: Basic and Clinical Course, Section 8. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA (Co-editor, 1996-2001)

Book Chapters

  1. Chung GW, Iuorno JD, Huang AJW. Dry Eye Syndrome Update II, Corneal/External Disease Subspecialty Clinical Updates, Volume 1, Module 7, www.aao.org/aao/education/scu American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005.
  2. Dahlgren MA, Dhaliwal A, Huang AJW. Persistent epithelial defects. In, Albert D, Miller J, Azar D, Blodi B (eds). Albert and Jakobiec’s Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, 3rd edition, pp 749-759, 2008.
  3. Li D-Q, Pflugfelder SC, Huang AJW. Ocular surface epithelial stem cells. In, Low WC, Verfaillie CM (eds.). Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine. World Scientific Publishing, Chapter 6, pp111-144, 2008.
  4. Sun R, Vitiello V, Huang AJW. Gram-positive aerobic rods. In, Tasman W, Jaeger EA (eds). Duane's Foundations of Clinical Ophthalmology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Vol 2, Chapter 51. (in press, 2010)
  5. Edelstein SL, Wichiensin P, HuangAJW. Bacterial keratitis. In, Krachmer JH, Mannis MJ, Holland EJ (eds). Cornea, 3rd edition. Elsevier-Mosby, Inc. Chapter 77, pp 10xx-10xx, 2010.

Scientific Abstracts

  1. Huang AJW, Yuan C. Single nucleotide polymorphism in the BIGH3 gene promoter in a case of presumed corneal lattice dystrophy. ARVO Program Summary Book:271, 2006.
  2. Yuan C, Huang AJW. Abnormal aggregation of mutant BIGH3 proteins in vitro. ARVO Program Summary Book: 256, 2006.
  3. Berscheit HL, Yuan C, Huang AJW. TGF-b1dependent Up-regulation of keratoepithelin is mediated via Smad. ARVO Program Summary Book: 282, 2007.
  4. Yuan C, Little MR, Berscheit HL, Huang AJW. Mechanisms of amyloid fibril formation for keratoepithelin. ARVO Program Summary Book:105, 2008.
  5. Neusidl W, Saad HAH, Hannush SB, Belin MW, Huang AJW, Lubniewski AJ. Minimizing endothelial cell loss during DSEK utilizing a novel corneal inserter. EBAA/Cornea Society meeting Abstract Book:5, 2008.

Other Scientific Presentations

  1. Comparisons between oblique keratotomy a radial keratotomy. First International Symposium of Ophthalmology, Bourdeaux, France, Sept. 10, 1993.
  2. Recognition and treatment of acute retinal necrosis. Annual meeting of American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 5, 1994.
  3. Expression of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in vascularized and transdifferentiated rabbit corneal epithelia. Annual meeting of Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 30, 2001.
  4. Pseudopterygium: Idiopathic limbal deficiency. 7th International Ocular Surface Society. Ft. Lauderdale, May 4, 2002.
  5. Single nucleotide polymorphism in the BIGH3 gene promoter in patients with presumed corneal lattice dystrophy. Annual meeting of Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 4, 2006.

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