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KEIKO MIYADERA, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Inherited diseases of the eye in animals
Research Areas: Molecular basis of inherited retinal degeneration in dogs

Contact Information:
 Email kmiya@vet.upenn.edu

Tanaka N, Dutrow EV, Miyadera K, Delemotte L, MacDermaid CM, Reinstein SL, Crumley WR, Dixon CJ, Casal ML, Klein ML, Aguirre GD, Tanaka JC, Guziewicz KE Canine CNGA3 Gene Mutations Provide Novel Insights into Human Achromatopsia-Associated Channelopathies and Treatment. PloS one 10: e0138943, 2015.

Kondo M, Das G, Imai R, Santana E, Nakashita T, Imawaka M, Ueda K, Ohtsuka H, Sakai K, Aihara T, Kato K, Sugimoto M, Ueno S, Nishizawa Y, Aguirre GD, Miyadera K A Naturally Occurring Canine Model of Autosomal Recessive Congenital Stationary Night Blindness. PloS one 10: e0137072, 2015.

Miyadera K Inherited retinal diseases in dogs: advances in gene/mutation discovery. Dobutsu iden ikushu kenkyu = Journal of animal genetics 42: 79-89, 2014.

Miyadera K, Kato K, Boursnell M, Mellersh CS, Sargan DR Genome-wide association study in RPGRIP1(-/-) dogs identifies a modifier locus that determines the onset of retinal degeneration. Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society 23: 212-23, 2012.

Miyadera K, Acland GM, Aguirre GD Genetic and phenotypic variations of inherited retinal diseases in dogs: the power of within- and across-breed studies. Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society 23: 40-61, 2012.

Miyadera K, Brierley I, Aguirre-Hernández J, Mellersh CS, Sargan DR Multiple mechanisms contribute to leakiness of a frameshift mutation in canine cone-rod dystrophy. PloS one 7: e51598, 2012.

Miyadera K, Kato K, Aguirre-Hernández J, Tokuriki T, Morimoto K, Busse C, Barnett K, Holmes N, Ogawa H, Sasaki N, Mellersh CS, Sargan DR Phenotypic variation and genotype-phenotype discordance in canine cone-rod dystrophy with an RPGRIP1 mutation. Molecular vision 15: 2287-305, 2009.

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) University of Tokyo, Japan, 2005

PhD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2011