Education

Medical School
Johns Hopkins University (1990)
Internship
Greater Baltimore Medical Center (1991), Internal Medicine
Residency
Wills Eye Hospital (1994), Ophthalmology
Fellowship
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (1995), Retina
Fellowship
University of California San Francisco (1996), Ocular Oncology Pathology
Research Fellowship
Washington University School of Medicine (1999), Molecular Oncology

Research Interest

  • Ocular Oncology
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Uveal Melanoma

Publications

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Books

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Cellular and Genetic Events in Retinal Tumorigenesis. In Clinical Ocular Oncology, 2nd Edition

Dyer MA, Harbour JW (2014). Elsevier

Intraocular Lymphoma. In Albert and Jakobiec's Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, 4th Edition

Echegaray JJ, Harbour JW (2021). Springer

Choroidal Nevus and Melanocytoma. In Albert and Jakobiec's Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, 4th Edition

Alhumaid S, Harbour JW (2020). Springer

Intraocular Lymphoma. In Albert and Jakobiec's Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, 4th Edition

Echegaray JJ, Harbour JW (2020). Springer

Intraocular Lymphoma. In The Retina Illustrated, 2nd Edition

Paez-Escamilla M, Andreoli M, Harbour JW (2019). Thieme Publishers

Initial management of uveal and conjunctival melanomas. In UpToDate (https://www.uptodate.com/contents/initial-management-of-uveal-and-conjunctival-melanomas?csi=6b3b6b40-70aa-4e13-b4f3-20d893aa7f57&source=contentShare#H4241265126)

Harbour JW, Shih HA (2018).

Intraocular Lymphoma: A Clinical Approach. In The Retina Illustrated, 1st Edition

Paez-Escamilla M, Andreoli M, Harbour JW (2018). Thieme Publishers

Genomics and Precision Medicine in the Management of Ocular Tumors. In Vitreoretinal Surgical Techniques, 3rd Edition

Paez-Escamilla M, Walter S, Harbour JW (2018). CRC Press

Uveal Melanoma. In Encyclopedia of Cancer, 4th Edition

Ehlers JP, Harbour JW (2017). Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag

Retinoblastoma: Clinical and Molecular Perspectives. In The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer, 2nd Edition

Harbour JW, Walter SD (2015). Springer

Molecular Biology of Retinoblastoma. In Recent Advances in Retinoblastoma Treatment

Walter SD, Harbour JW (2015). Springer

Second Primary Tumors in Retinoblastoma. In Orbital Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition

Harbour JW. Mohsenin A (2014). Springer

Cancer Genetics. In Clinical Ocular Oncology 2nd Edition

Harbour JW, Chao DL (2013). Springer

Honors & Awards

  • Alcon Research Award
    (2016)
  • Retina Research Foundation/Kayser Global Award
    Given by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology for breakthroughs in genetic and genomic research (2015)
  • Paul Henkind Memorial Award and Lecture
    Macula Society (for outstanding retinal researcher) (2014)
  • Senior Scientific Investigator
    Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. (2014)
  • Silver Fellow
    ARVO (2014)
  • Honor Award
    American Society of Retina Specialists (2013)
  • Shaler Richardson, MD Service to Medicine Award
    Florida Society of Ophthalmology (for personal contribution to quality patient care by collaborating and integrating ophthalmology into the medical profession on a national level) (2013)
  • Senior Achievement Award
    AAO (2012)
  • Research Award
    Ocular Melanoma Foundation (2011)
  • Rosenthal Award
    Macula Society (for an individual under 50 years of age whose work gives high promise of a notable advance in the clinical treatment of disorders of the eye) (2008)
  • Teacher of the Year Award in Research
    DOVS, Washington University (2007)
  • Cogan Award
    ARVO (for a researcher <40 years of age who has made important contributions to research in ophthalmology/visual science) (2005)
  • Achievement Award
    AAO (2003)
  • Physician-Scientist Award
    Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. (2002)
  • Heed-Knapp Ophthalmic Fellowship
    UC San Francisco (1995-1996)
  • Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (1994-1995)
  • Housestaff Research Award
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center (1991)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Johns Hopkins University (1990)
  • Paul Ehrlich Clinical Research Award
    Johns Hopkins University (1990)
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
    Johns Hopkins University (1990)
  • Phi Eta Sigma Academic Scholarship
    Johns Hopkins University (1985)
  • Summa Cum Laude
    Texas A&M University (1985)
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
    Texas A&M University (1984)
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honor Society
    Texas A&M University (1984)
  • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society
    Texas A&M University (1983)
  • Academic Scholarships
    Texas A&M University (1982-1984)
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
    Texas A&M University (1982)
  • University Honors Program
    Texas A&M University (1982-1985)
  • Dean's Honor Roll
    Texas A&M University (1981-1985)