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Travis, Gabriel H

Title(s)Professor, Ophthalmology
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    Title(s)Professor, Biological Chemistry


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    Vision Science Training Program
    NIH/NEI T32EY007026Dec 1, 2016 - Sep 29, 2017
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Functional Characterization of RGR-opsin in Retinal Muller Cells
    NIH/NEI R01EY024379Sep 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Biochemical and Genetic Analysis of the Visual Cycle
    NIH/NEI R01EY015844Sep 9, 2005 - Jul 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Role of Muller Cells in Visual Pigment Regeneration
    NIH/NEI R01EY011713Mar 1, 1997 - May 31, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator
    FUNCTION /INTERACTION OF RDS/PERIPHERIN IN PHOTORECEPTOR
    NIH/NEI R01EY008043May 1, 1989 - May 31, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE HIPPOCAMPUS &CEREBRUM
    NIH/NINDS K08NS000918Aug 1, 1985 - Jul 31, 1990
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Morshedian A, Kaylor JJ, Ng SY, Tsan A, Frederiksen R, Xu T, Yuan L, Sampath AP, Radu RA, Fain GL, Travis GH. Light-Driven Regeneration of Cone Visual Pigments through a Mechanism Involving RGR Opsin in Müller Glial Cells. Neuron. 2019 06 19; 102(6):1172-1183.e5. PMID: 31056353.
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    2. Lenis TL, Hu J, Ng SY, Jiang Z, Sarfare S, Lloyd MB, Esposito NJ, Samuel W, Jaworski C, Bok D, Finnemann SC, Radeke MJ, Redmond TM, Travis GH, Radu RA. Expression of ABCA4 in the retinal pigment epithelium and its implications for Stargardt macular degeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 11 20; 115(47):E11120-E11127. PMID: 30397118.
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    3. Cook JD, Ng SY, Lloyd M, Eddington S, Sun H, Nathans J, Bok D, Radu RA, Travis GH. Peropsin modulates transit of vitamin A from retina to retinal pigment epithelium. J Biol Chem. 2017 12 29; 292(52):21407-21416. PMID: 29109151.
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    4. Kaylor JJ, Xu T, Ingram NT, Tsan A, Hakobyan H, Fain GL, Travis GH. Blue light regenerates functional visual pigments in mammals through a retinyl-phospholipid intermediate. Nat Commun. 2017 05 04; 8(1):16. PMID: 28473692.
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    5. Sato K, Li S, Gordon WC, He J, Liou GI, Hill JM, Travis GH, Bazan NG, Jin M. Receptor interacting protein kinase-mediated necrosis contributes to cone and rod photoreceptor degeneration in the retina lacking interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein. J Neurosci. 2013 Oct 30; 33(44):17458-68. PMID: 24174679.
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    6. Kaylor JJ, Yuan Q, Cook J, Sarfare S, Makshanoff J, Miu A, Kim A, Kim P, Habib S, Roybal CN, Xu T, Nusinowitz S, Travis GH. Identification of DES1 as a vitamin A isomerase in Müller glial cells of the retina. Nat Chem Biol. 2013 Jan; 9(1):30-6. PMID: 23143414.
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    7. Radu RA, Hu J, Yuan Q, Welch DL, Makshanoff J, Lloyd M, McMullen S, Travis GH, Bok D. Complement system dysregulation and inflammation in the retinal pigment epithelium of a mouse model for Stargardt macular degeneration. J Biol Chem. 2011 May 27; 286(21):18593-601. PMID: 21464132.
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    8. Liao JL, Yu J, Huang K, Hu J, Diemer T, Ma Z, Dvash T, Yang XJ, Travis GH, Williams DS, Bok D, Fan G. Molecular signature of primary retinal pigment epithelium and stem-cell-derived RPE cells. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Nov 01; 19(21):4229-38. PMID: 20709808.
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    9. Travis GH, Kaylor J, Yuan Q. Analysis of the retinoid isomerase activities in the retinal pigment epithelium and retina. Methods Mol Biol. 2010; 652:329-39. PMID: 20552438.
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    10. Yuan Q, Kaylor JJ, Miu A, Bassilian S, Whitelegge JP, Travis GH. Rpe65 isomerase associates with membranes through an electrostatic interaction with acidic phospholipid headgroups. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jan 08; 285(2):988-99. PMID: 19892706.
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    11. Radu RA, Yuan Q, Hu J, Peng JH, Lloyd M, Nusinowitz S, Bok D, Travis GH. Accelerated accumulation of lipofuscin pigments in the RPE of a mouse model for ABCA4-mediated retinal dystrophies following Vitamin A supplementation. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Sep; 49(9):3821-9. PMID: 18515570.
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    12. Jin M, Yuan Q, Li S, Travis GH. Role of LRAT on the retinoid isomerase activity and membrane association of Rpe65. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jul 20; 282(29):20915-24. PMID: 17504753.
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    13. Travis GH, Golczak M, Moise AR, Palczewski K. Diseases caused by defects in the visual cycle: retinoids as potential therapeutic agents. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2007; 47:469-512. PMID: 16968212.
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    14. Bui TV, Han Y, Radu RA, Travis GH, Mata NL. Characterization of native retinal fluorophores involved in biosynthesis of A2E and lipofuscin-associated retinopathies. J Biol Chem. 2006 Jun 30; 281(26):18112-9. PMID: 16638746.
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    15. Radu RA, Han Y, Bui TV, Nusinowitz S, Bok D, Lichter J, Widder K, Travis GH, Mata NL. Reductions in serum vitamin A arrest accumulation of toxic retinal fluorophores: a potential therapy for treatment of lipofuscin-based retinal diseases. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Dec; 46(12):4393-401. PMID: 16303925.
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    16. Jin M, Li S, Moghrabi WN, Sun H, Travis GH. Rpe65 is the retinoid isomerase in bovine retinal pigment epithelium. Cell. 2005 Aug 12; 122(3):449-59. PMID: 16096063.
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    17. Kaschula CH, Jin MH, Desmond-Smith NS, Travis GH. Acyl CoA:retinol acyltransferase (ARAT) activity is present in bovine retinal pigment epithelium. Exp Eye Res. 2006 Jan; 82(1):111-21. PMID: 16054134.
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    18. Travis GH. DISCO! Dissociation of cone opsins: the fast and noisy life of cones explained. Neuron. 2005 Jun 16; 46(6):840-2. PMID: 15953411.
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    19. Radu RA, Mata NL, Bagla A, Travis GH. Light exposure stimulates formation of A2E oxiranes in a mouse model of Stargardt's macular degeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Apr 20; 101(16):5928-33. PMID: 15067110.
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    20. Radu RA, Mata NL, Nusinowitz S, Liu X, Travis GH. Isotretinoin treatment inhibits lipofuscin accumulation in a mouse model of recessive Stargardt's macular degeneration. Novartis Found Symp. 2004; 255:51-63; discussion 63-7, 177-8. PMID: 14750596.
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    21. Mata NL, Moghrabi WN, Lee JS, Bui TV, Radu RA, Horwitz J, Travis GH. Rpe65 is a retinyl ester binding protein that presents insoluble substrate to the isomerase in retinal pigment epithelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2004 Jan 02; 279(1):635-43. PMID: 14532273.
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    22. Radu RA, Mata NL, Nusinowitz S, Liu X, Sieving PA, Travis GH. Treatment with isotretinoin inhibits lipofuscin accumulation in a mouse model of recessive Stargardt's macular degeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 15; 100(8):4742-7. PMID: 12671074.
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    23. Mata NL, Radu RA, Clemmons RC, Travis GH. Isomerization and oxidation of vitamin a in cone-dominant retinas: a novel pathway for visual-pigment regeneration in daylight. Neuron. 2002 Sep 26; 36(1):69-80. PMID: 12367507.
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