Alessandro Iannaccone, M.D., M.S.

Alessandro Iannaccone, M.D., M.S.

Director
Retinal Degeneration & Ophthalmic Genetics Service
Lions Visual Function Diagnostic Lab

Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hamilton Eye Institute
930 Madison Ave, Suite 731 (academic)
930 Madison Ave, Suite 400 (clinical)
Memphis, TN 38163 (USA)
Phone: (901) 448-7831 (academic)
(901) 448-6445/6185 (lab)
(901) 448-1241 (UTMG front desk)
Fax: (901) 448-5028 (UT)/1021 (UTMG)
Email: Alessandro Iannaccone



Education

  • M.D. Institution: University La Sapienza, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
  • M.S. Institution: (Epidemiology) College of Graduate Health Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • Postdoctoral: (Medical Retina Research) Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; (Pediatric Retinal and Optic Nerve Diseases) University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
  • Residency: School of Ophthalmology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Rome, Italy

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Research Interests

Presently, stronger emphasis in my research is on 1) inflammatory and autoimmune aspects of age related macular degeneration and panretinal retinopathies; 2) hereditary retinal diseases such as X-linked and dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RP), Leber's congenital amaurosis, Usher syndrome (RP with hearing loss) and Bardet-Biedl syndrome (RP with obesity, polydactyly, and other systemic manifestations); and 3) nutritional influences on macular function and macular pigment.

Recent Publications

  • Soares SĂ©rvulo de Oliveira F, Oseas de Carvalho Filho A, CorrĂŞa Silva A, Cardoso de Paiva A, Gattass M. Classification of breast regions as mass and non-mass based on digital mammograms using taxonomic indexes and SVM. Comput Biol Med. 2014 Dec 10;57C:42-53. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2014.11.016. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25528696.
  • Zhang X, Liu W, Wu S, Jin J, Li W, Wang N. Calcium dobesilate for diabetic retinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sci China Life Sci. 2014 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25528255.
  • UrĂ­k M, Lapák I, Pavlovská D, PrĂ­varová E. Exostosis of the optic canal in a child - a rare diagnosis in a paediatric ear, nose and throat setting: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2014 Dec 21;8(1):454. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25528154.
  • Whitford V, Titone D. Second-Language Experience Modulates Eye Movements During First- and Second-Language Sentence Reading: Evidence From a Gaze-Contingent Moving Window Paradigm. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn. 2014 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25528098.
  • Blythe HI, Pagán A, Dodd M. Beyond Decoding: Phonological Processing During Silent Reading in Beginning Readers. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn. 2014 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25528096.
  • White SJ, Warrington KL, McGowan VA, Paterson KB. Eye Movements During Reading and Topic Scanning: Effects of Word Frequency. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2014 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25528014.

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