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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Abigail S. Hackam, Ph.D.

General Information

Abigail S. Hackam, Ph.D.


  • English

Academic Title

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Secondary Appointments in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Program in Neuroscience

Research Interests

Cellular mechanisms of retina development and degeneration; bioinformatics, microarray and proteomics technologies; Genetic basis of human neurodegenerative diseases; age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentos

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Developmental Biology B.Sc. (Honours)
University of Windsor

Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Human Genetics Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD