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Budd A. Tucker (he/him)

B.A., Psychology, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

Ph.D., Neuroscience, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Post-doctoral Fellow, Ophthalmology, Schepens Eye Research Institute, MEEI, Harvard Medical School

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Ruby Chair of Regenerative Ophthalmology

Director of the Dezii Translational Vision Research Facility and the Ruby Retinal Engineering Laboratory

Dr. Tucker (he/him) is a Professor of Regenerative Ophthalmology and the Director of the Steven W. Dezii Translational Vision Research Facility and Ruby Retinal Engineering Laboratory.

Dr. Tucker's laboratory is focused on combining state-of-the-art gene, autologous stem cell and tissue engineering based approaches for the evaluation and treatment of neurodegenerative blindness.

Dr. Tucker attained his Ph.D. from the Memorial University of Newfoundland and completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School in Boston. In 2010 Dr. Tucker joined the University of Iowa's Institute for Vision Research and formed Tucker Lab. Since joining the IVR he has created and built the DTVRF.

For current publications, please see the publications page of the website.