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Research interests

Dr. Montezuma joined the department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences at the University of Minnesota (UMN) in 2010 as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology/ Vitreoretinal surgery. She has subspecialty expertise in providing medical and surgical care for all retina diseases in adults and children. she received her M.D. from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dr. Montezuma completed her ophthalmology residency and her fellowship training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Montezuma is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the AAO, ASRS, ARVO and PAAO.

Dr. Montezuma's research interest focus on retina prosthesis, age related macula degeneration and angiogenesis.

 

Keywords

  • Reitnal Prosthesis
  • Age Related Macula Degeneration
  • Angiogenesis
  • Reitna detachment
  • Pediatric retina

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Projects 2012 2022

Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Macular Degeneration
Alleles

Second Sight Clinical Trial Contract

Montezuma, S. R.

SECOND SIGHT

7/1/176/30/18

Project: Research project

Contracts
Clinical Trials
Visual Prosthesis
Macular Edema
Visual Acuity

Research Output 2002 2018

Association of optic nerve head drusen with best vitelliform macular dystrophy: A case series

White, R. J., Watson, D. J., Koozekanani, D. D. & Montezuma, S. R. Jan 23 2018 In : Case Reports in Ophthalmology. 9, 1, p. 76-86 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
Optic Disk Drusen
Optic Disk
Multimodal Imaging
Optical Imaging
2 Citations

Activating the AKT2–nuclear factor-κB–lipocalin-2 axis elicits an inflammatory response in age-related macular degeneration

Ghosh, S., Shang, P., Yazdankhah, M., Bhutto, I., Hose, S., Montezuma, S. R., Luo, T., Chattopadhyay, S., Qian, J., Lutty, G. A., Ferrington, D. A., Zigler, J. S. & Sinha, D. Apr 1 2017 In : Journal of Pathology. 241, 5, p. 583-588 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macular Degeneration
Lysosomes
Retina
Immune System
Epithelium
1 Citations

Altered bioenergetics and enhanced resistance to oxidative stress in human retinal pigment epithelial cells from donors with age-related macular degeneration

Ferrington, D. A., Ebeling, M. C., Kapphahn, R. J., Terluk, M. R., Fisher, C. R., Polanco, J. R., Roehrich, H., Leary, M. M., Geng, Z., Dutton, J. R. & Montezuma, S. R. Oct 1 2017 In : Redox Biology. 13, p. 255-265 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidative stress
Retinal Pigments
Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Macular Degeneration
Energy Metabolism
2 Citations

Generation of retinal pigmented epithelium from iPSCs derived from the conjunctiva of donors with and without age related macular degeneration

Geng, Z., Walsh, P. J., Truong, V., Hill, C., Ebeling, M., Kapphahn, R. J., Montezuma, S. R., Yuan, C., Roehrich, H., Ferrington, D. A. & Dutton, J. R. Mar 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 3, e0173575

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conjunctiva
Conjunctiva
Macular Degeneration
Stem cells
epithelium

Knobloch syndrome associated with Polymicrogyria and early onset of retinal detachment: Two case reports

White, R. J., Wang, Y., Tang, P. & Montezuma, S. R. Nov 25 2017 In : BMC ophthalmology. 17, 1, 214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retinal Detachment
Siblings
Skull
Nervous System Malformations
Multiple Abnormalities