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Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1987

Interdisciplinary Engineering, BS, Purdue University

… → 1975

Mechanical Engineering, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mathematics, Purdue University

Research interests

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Biomedical transport phenomena
  • Chaos
  • Connective tissue mechanics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Glaucoma

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Aqueous Humor Medicine & Life Sciences
Trabecular Meshwork Medicine & Life Sciences
Bruch Membrane Medicine & Life Sciences
Glaucoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Endothelium Medicine & Life Sciences
Pressure Medicine & Life Sciences
Endothelial Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
Canals Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2003 2022

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Intraocular Pressure
Genetic Phenomena
Trabecular Meshwork
Intermediate Filaments
Actin Cytoskeleton
Ocular Hypertension
Atomic Force Microscopy

Research Output 1980 2019

Isolation and characterization of inner wall endothelial cells of the schlemm’s canal using a citrate-based polymer

Ramachandra, S., Vahabikashi, A., Johnson, M. & Ameer, G. A., Jan 1 2019, Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition 2019: The Pinnacle of Biomaterials Innovation and Excellence - Transactions of the 42nd Annual Meeting. Society for Biomaterials, 1 p. (Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials and the Annual International Biomaterials Symposium; vol. 40).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Endothelial cells
Citric Acid
1 Citation (Scopus)

Probe Sensitivity to Cortical versus Intracellular Cytoskeletal Network Stiffness

Vahabikashi, A., Park, C. Y., Perkumas, K., Zhang, Z., Deurloo, E. K., Wu, H., Weitz, D. A., Stamer, W. D., Goldman, R. D., Fredberg, J. J. & Johnson, M., Feb 5 2019, In : Biophysical Journal. 116, 3, p. 518-529 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic Force Microscopy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Modulation of Schlemm's canal endothelial cell stiffness via latrunculin loaded block copolymer micelles

Stack, T., Vahabikashi, A., Johnson, M. & Scott, E. A., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A. 106, 7, p. 1771-1779 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endothelial cells
Block copolymers
19 Citations (Scopus)

Rho Kinase Inhibitors as a Novel Treatment for Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension

Tanna, A. P. & Johnson, M., Nov 1 2018, In : Ophthalmology. 125, 11, p. 1741-1756 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

rho-Associated Kinases
Ocular Hypertension
Intraocular Pressure
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of the rate of hydrostatic pressure depressurization on cells in culture

Tworkoski, E., Glucksberg, M. R. & Johnson, M., Jan 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 1, e0189890.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrostatic Pressure
Hydrostatic pressure
cell culture
Cell Culture Techniques
Atmospheric Pressure