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Jerry Y. Niederkorn is Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology, as well as Chairman of the Immunology Graduate Program at UT Southwestern . He has an active immunology research program and mentors PhD students, all of whom are engaged in eye research.
Dr. Niederkorn’s research activities have focused on:
- The immunology of corneal transplantation;
- The role of the immune system in controlling the growth and metastasis of intraocular melanoma;
- Vaccination studies on Acanthamoeba keratitis; and
- Immune regulation in the eye.