Sandra Rocio Montezuma

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Accepting PhD Students

20022022
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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.

 

Research interests

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

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Endophthalmitis Medicine & Life Sciences
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Projects 2012 2022

Research Output 2002 2019

Author Correction: Retinal transcriptome and eQTL analyses identify genes associated with age-related macular degeneration (Nature Genetics, (2019), 51, 4, (606-610), 10.1038/s41588-019-0351-9)

Ratnapriya, R., Sosina, O. A., Starostik, M. R., Kwicklis, M., Kapphahn, B., Fritsche, L. G., Walton, A., Arvanitis, M., Gieser, L., Pietraszkiewicz, A., Montezuma, S. R., Chew, E. Y., Battle, A., Abecasis, G. R., Ferrington, D. A., Chatterjee, N. & Swaroop, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Genetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Macular Degeneration
Gene Expression Profiling
Genes
1 Citation (Scopus)

ENDOGENOUS NOCARDIA ENDOPHTHALMITIS PRESENTING AS A MASS LESION IN A PATIENT WITH METATSTATIC NONSMALL CELL CARCINOMA OF THE LUNG

Lee, B., Drayna, P., Maltry, A., Mason, C. M., Montezuma, S. R. & Koozekanani, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Retinal cases & brief reports. 13, 2, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nocardia
Endophthalmitis
Neoplasm Metastasis
Carcinoma
Lung

Increased serum proteins in non-exudative AMD retinas

Schultz, H., Song, Y., Baumann, B. H., Kapphahn, B., Montezuma, S. R., Ferrington, D. A. & Dunaief, J. L., Sep 1 2019, In : Experimental Eye Research. 186, 107686.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macular Degeneration
Retina
Blood-Retinal Barrier
Blood Proteins
Albumins

Quantitative fundus autofluorescence in smokers compared to non-smokers

Wang, Y., Tran, T., Firl, K., Huang, N., Yasin, O., van Kuijk, E. & Montezuma, S. R., Jul 1 2019, In : Experimental Eye Research. 184, p. 48-55 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoking
Macular Degeneration
Retina
History
Ophthalmoscopes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Retinal transcriptome and eQTL analyses identify genes associated with age-related macular degeneration

Ratnapriya, R., Sosina, O. A., Starostik, M. R., Kwicklis, M., Kapphahn, B., Fritsche, L. G., Walton, A., Arvanitis, M., Gieser, L., Pietraszkiewicz, A., Montezuma, S. R., Chew, E. Y., Battle, A., Abecasis, G. R., Ferrington, D. A., Chatterjee, N. & Swaroop, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 4, p. 606-610 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Quantitative Trait Loci
Macular Degeneration
Transcriptome
Genome-Wide Association Study
Genotype