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Richard G. Weleber M.D.

  • (503) 494-8386
    • Professor of Ophthalmology School of Medicine
    • Molecular and Medical Genetics Graduate Program School of Medicine

Dr. Weleber specializes in genetics, retinal dystrophies. His research interests include retinitis pigmentosa and allied disorders, electrophysiology of the eye and visual system, congenital anomalies, dysmorphology, genetic and metabolic disease of the eye and visual system. Dr. Weleber currently sees patients with problems related to ophthalmic genetics and retinal dystrophies.

Education

  • M.D., University of Oregon Medical School, Portland Oregon 1967
  • Residency:

    • Ophthalmology-Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, 1975
  • Fellowship:

    • University of Oregon Medical School, medical genetics, 1971-72
  • Certifications:

    • Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics

Memberships and associations

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 1976

Publications

  • "Genetic analysis of 10 pedigrees with inherited retinal degeneration by exome sequencing and phenotype-genotype association." Physiological Genomics  In: , Vol. 49, No. 4, 01.04.2017, p. 216-229.
  • "REPEATABILITY AND LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT OF FOVEAL CONE STRUCTURE IN CNGB3-ASSOCIATED ACHROMATOPSIA." Retina  In: , 31.01.2017.
  • "Choriocapillaris evaluation in choroideremia using optical coherence tomography angiography." Biomedical Optics Express  In: , Vol. 8, No. 1, #276323, 01.01.2017, p. 48-56.
  • "Long-term Follow-up of Patients With Retinitis Pigmentosa Receiving Intraocular Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor Implants." American Journal of Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 170, 01.10.2016, p. 10-14.
  • "Characterization of Chorioretinopathy Associated with Mitochondrial Trifunctional Protein Disorders : Long-Term Follow-up of 21 Cases." Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 123, No. 10, 01.10.2016, p. 2183-2195.
  • "Residual foveal cone structure in CNGB3-associated achromatopsia." Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science  In: , Vol. 57, No. 10, 01.08.2016, p. 3984-3995.
  • "Molecular and clinical findings in patients with knobloch syndrome." JAMA Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 134, No. 7, 01.07.2016, p. 753-762.
  • "De novo intrachromosomal gene conversion from OPN1MW to OPN1LW in the male germline results in Blue Cone Monochromacy." Scientific Reports  In: , Vol. 6, 28253, 24.06.2016.
  • "OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY OF CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION IN FOUR INHERITED RETINAL DYSTROPHIES." Retina In: , 22.06.2016.
  • "Unique epitopes for carbonic anhydrase II autoantibodies related to autoimmune retinopathy and cancer-associated retinopathy." Experimental Eye Research In: , Vol. 147, 01.06.2016, p. 161-168.
  • "Quantification of ellipsoid zone changes in retinitis pigmentosa using en face spectral domain-optical coherence tomography." JAMA Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 134, No. 6, 01.06.2016, p. 628-635.
  • "The effect of multispot laser panretinal photocoagulation on retinal sensitivity and driving eligibility in patients with diabetic retinopathy." JAMA Ophthalmology  In: , Vol. 134, No. 6, 01.06.2016, p. 666-672.
  • "Optical coherence tomography angiography in choroideremia : Correlating choriocapillaris loss with overlying degeneration." JAMA Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 134, No. 6, 01.06.2016, p. 697-702.
  • "Comparison of nonparametric methods for static visual field interpolation." Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing In: , 22.04.2016, p. 1-10.
  • "Spectrum of ocular manifestations in cobalamin C and cobalamin A types of methylmalonic acidemia." Ophthalmic Genetics In: , 16.03.2016, p. 1-11.
  • "Structure-Function Modeling of Optical Coherence Tomography and Standard Automated Perimetry in the Retina of Patients with Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 11, No. 2, e0148022, 01.02.2016.
  • "Dysregulation of Retinal Transcription Factor PRDM13 and North Carolina Macular Dystrophy." Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 123, No. 1, 01.01.2016, p. 2-4.
  • "Mutation detection in patients with retinal dystrophies using targeted next generation sequencing." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 11, No. 1, e0145951, 01.01.2016.
  • "Insights into autosomal dominant stargardt-like macular dystrophy through multimodality diagnostic imaging." Retina In: , Vol. 36, No. 1, 2016, p. 119-130.
  • "Results at 2 Years after Gene Therapy for RPE65-Deficient Leber Congenital Amaurosis and Severe Early-Childhood-Onset Retinal Dystrophy." Ophthalmology  In: , 25.11.2015.
  • "Quantification of the Visual Field Loss in Retinitis Pigmentosa Using Semi-Automated Kinetic Perimetry." Current Eye Research  In: , 17.10.2015.
  • "Autosomal dominant retinal dystrophy with electronegative waveform associated with a novel RAX2 mutation." JAMA Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 133, No. 6, 01.06.2015, p. 653-661.
  • "Long-term effect of gene therapy on Leber's congenital amaurosis." New England Journal of Medicine In: , Vol. 372, No. 20, 14.05.2015, p. 1887-1897.
  • "Advancing therapeutic strategies for inherited retinal degeneration : Recommendations from the monaciano symposium." Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science In: , Vol. 56, No. 2, 2015, p. 918-931.
  • "Mutations in PLK4, encoding a master regulator of centriole biogenesis, cause microcephaly, growth failure and retinopathy." Nature Genetics In: , Vol. 46, No. 12, 11.12.2014, p. 1283-1292.
  • "Choroideremia associated with choroidal neovascularization treated with intravitreal bevacizumab." Clinical Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 8, 01.09.2014, p. 1675-1679.
  • "Retinal morphology of patients with achromatopsia during early childhood : Implications for gene therapy." JAMA Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 132, No. 7, 2014, p. 823-831.
  • "Non-exomic and synonymous variants in ABCA4 are an important cause of Stargardt disease." Human Molecular Genetics In: , Vol. 22, No. 25, ddt367, 12.2013, p. 5136-5145.
  • "Author reply." Ophthalmology In: , Vol. 120, No. 10, 10.2013.
  • "Randomized trial of ciliary neurotrophic factor delivered by encapsulated cell intraocular implants for retinitis pigmentosa." American Journal of Ophthalmology  In: , Vol. 156, No. 2, 08.2013.

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