Biographies

Richard A. Lang, PhD

Director of the Visual Systems Group

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-2700

Fax: 513-803-0740

Email: richard.lang@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Wnt Ligands in Tumorigenesis; Vascular Regression and Tissue Regeneration; Lens Induction and Morphogenesis 

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Education and Training

BSc: 1984 (with honors), University of Melbourne, Australia. Co-major in genetics and biochemistry.

PhD: 1988, University of Melbourne, Australia, at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research under Drs. AR Dunn and TJ Gonda.

Postdoctoral Fellow: 1989-92, The G.W. Hooper Research Foundation, University of California, San Francisco under Dr. JM Bishop. Studied the role of the macrophage in developmentally programmed tissue remodeling.

Publications

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Grants

Rho GTPases in early eye development. National Institute of Health. Apr 2007- Mar 2012. #R01 EY017848. 

Macrophage and tumor angiogenesis. Co-Principal Investigator. National Institute of Health. Dec 2007- Nov 2012. #R01 CA131270.

Targeting Survival Factors for Ocular Neovascularization. National Institute of Health. Apr 2008- Mar 2012. #R01 EY012609.

CRIM1-β-catenin-Cadherin interactions in Eye Development and Disease. MPI with Dr. Rashmi Hegde of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. National Institute of Health. Apr 2009- Mar 2014. #R01 EY019377.

Sox2 and Pax6 in Eye development. Co-Principal Investigator. US-Israel Binational Science Foundation.  
Feb 2009- Jan 2013. 

Eyes absent phosphatase inhibitors in eye disease. MPI with Dr. Rashmi Hegde of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. National Institute of Health. Apr 2009- Mar 2014. #R21 EY019125.