• 408 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Area of Expertise

Dr Ellis's research is focused on discovering new treatments for glaucoma. She is working on identifing new therapeutic targets to protect the retinal ganglion cells, thus preventing blindness.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Neuroscience, University of South Florida

BS in Biology, Adelphi University

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Research Output 1994 2019

  • 408 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article

Hybrid compound sa-2 is neuroprotective in animal models of retinal ganglion cell death

Stankowska, D. L., Dibas, A., Li, L., Zhang, W., Krishnamoorthy, V. R., Chavala, S., Nguyen, T. P., Yorio, T., Ellis, D. Z. & Acharya, S., 1 Jul 2019, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 60, 8, p. 3064-3073 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Retinal Ganglion Cells
Cell Death
Nerve Crush
Animal Models
4 Citations (Scopus)

Targets of neuroprotection in glaucoma

He, S., Stankowska, D. L., Ellis, D. Z., Krishnamoorthy, R. & Yorio, T., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 34, 1-2, p. 85-106 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retinal Diseases
Western World
Retinal Ganglion Cells
Aqueous Humor
9 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroprotective effects of curcumin on endothelin-1 mediated cell death in hippocampal neurons

Stankowska, D. L., Krishnamoorthy, V. R., Ellis, D. Z. & Krishnamoorthy, R., 28 May 2017, In : Nutritional Neuroscience. 20, 5, p. 273-283 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroprotective Agents
Cell Death

Principles of ocular pharmacology

Park, Y., Ellis, D. Z., Mueller, B., Stankowska, D. L. & Yorio, T., 1 Jan 2017, Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology. Springer New York LLC, p. 3-30 28 p. (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology; vol. 242).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Eye Diseases
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Memory Disorders
Macular Degeneration
4 Citations (Scopus)

Sigma-1 receptor regulates mitochondrial function in glucose-and oxygen-deprived retinal ganglion cells

Ellis, D. Z., Li, L., Park, Y., He, S., Mueller, B. & Yorio, T., May 2017, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 58, 5, p. 2755-2764 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retinal Ganglion Cells
Mitochondrial Membrane Potential
Electron Transport Complex IV