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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Valery I. Shestopalov, Ph. D.

General Information

Valery I. Shestopalov, Ph. D.


  • English
  • Russian

Academic Title

  • Associate Professor
  • Secondary Appointment in Cell Biology and Anatomy

Research Interests

Neurobiology of Retinal Disease, Glia-neuron Crosstalk in Neurodegeneration, Cell Communication in the Retina and Lens, Ocular Surface Microbiome

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B.S / M.S.
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Moscow, Russia

Ph. D.
Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Moscow, Russia

Ocular Lens Development and Disease Biology (Cataractogenesis) Fellowship
Washington University

St. Louis, MO