Alexander M. Dizhoor
Societies & Organizations:
ARVO, Society for Neuroscience, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
NIH CSR/BDPE Study Section, permanent member, 2005–2010.
NIH CSR/ZRG1 CB-G; -C, MIST study sections, ad hoc reviewer 2011–2012.
Research Excellence Award, Wayne State University, 2001
Hafter Chair in Pharmacology, PCO, 2002
Human Frontier Science Program Organization, 1992-1994;
National Institutes of Health R01, 1996-present;
Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award 1997-2001;
Lions of Pennsylvania Sight Preservation, 2003;
Pennsylvania Department of Health, Formula/CURE grants 2003-present
Study of signal transduction in the retina
Molecular mechanisms of congenital retinal degeneration
Gene therapy approaches to sight restoration