Education

Graduate School
National Academy of Sciences , Enzymology
Graduate School
Taras Shevchenko National Univ , Biology
Graduate School
Taras Shevchenko National Univ , Biochemistry
Graduate School
National Academy of Sciences (1985), Chemistry

Research Interest

  • Biochemistry, Physiology, and Pathophysiology of the Ocular Surface
  • Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics of Lipids
  • Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics of the Tear Film and Meibum
  • Drug Discovery
  • Enzymology
  • Genomics and Metabolomics of the Eye
  • Meibomian Gland Studies

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Time-dependent degenerative transformations in the lipidome of chalazia.
Wojtowicz JC, Butovich IA, McMahon A, Hogan RN, Itani KM, Mancini R, Molai M, Linsenbardt E Exp. Eye Res. 2014 Aug 127C 261-269
A role for ELOVL4 in the mouse meibomian gland and sebocyte cell biology.
McMahon A, Lu H, Butovich IA Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2014 Mar

Honors & Awards

  • Current NIH award
    R01EY027349 (2017)
  • Current NIH award
    R01EY024324 (2016)
  • NIH R01 research awards (recent)
    R01EY01948-01A1S1; R01EY019480 (2010-2016)
  • The Royal Society of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Overseas Fellow (2010)
  • National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine
    Senior Research Fellow, Bioorganic Chemistry (1997)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, North Texas Eye Research Institute, UNT Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, TX (2016)
  • International Society for Eye Research (ISER) (2014)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) (2005)