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Dr. Kwon



Young Kwon, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Investigator, Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss

Phone: (319) 356-3938




MS, Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MD, Yale University School of Medicine

PhD, Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Internship, Internal Medicine, Mt Auburn Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Resident in Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

Post Doctoral Fellow, Biophysics, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Fellow in Glaucoma, Yale University School of Medicine

Highlighted Publications

Sohn, E. H., Flamme-Wiese, M. J., Whitmore, S. S., Workalemahu, G., Marneros, A. G., Boese, E. A., Kwon, Y. H., Wang, K., Abramoff, M. D., Tucker, B. A., Stone, E. M. & Mullins, R. F. (2019). Choriocapillaris Degeneration in Geographic Atrophy. American Journal of Pathology 189 (7) 1473-1480. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2019.04.005.

Kwon, Y. H., Sonka, M., Garvin, M. K., Miri, M. S. & Abràmoff, M. D. (2017). A machine-learning graph-based approach for 3D segmentation of Bruch's membrane opening from glaucomatous SD-OCT volumes. Medical image analysis 39 206-217. PMID: 28528295. DOI: 10.1016/

Tandon, A., Zhang, Z., Fingert, J. H., Kwon, Y. H., Wang, K. & Alward WLM (2019). The Heritability of Pigment Dispersion Syndrome and Pigmentary Glaucoma. American journal of ophthalmology 202 55-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2019.02.017. PMID: 30796891. PMCID: PMC6548626.