Monica M. Jablonski, Ph.D.

Monica M. Jablonski, Ph.D.

Department of Ophthalmology
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hamilton Eye Institute
930 Madison Avenue, Suite 710
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-7572
Fax: (901) 448-5028
Email: Monica M. Jablonski


  • Ph.D. Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Physiology
  • Postdoctoral: Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology


Research Interests

Mechanisms that regulate photoreceptor outer segment assembly; mouse models of eye disease; proteomics; retinal cell biology; mutagenesis; genetics modulators of glaucoma

Representative Publications

  • Chintalapudi SR, Morales-Tirado VM, Williams RW, Jablonski MM. Multipronged Approach to Identify and Validate a Novel Upstream Regulator of Sncg in Mouse Retinal Ganglion Cells. FEBS J. 2015 Dec 10. doi: 10.1111/febs.13620. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26663874.
  • Ibrahim MM, Abd-Elgawad AH, Soliman OA, Jablonski MM. Natural Bioadhesive Biodegradable Nanoparticle-Based Topical Ophthalmic Formulations for Management of Glaucoma. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2015 Jun 30;4(3):12. eCollection 2015 Jun. PubMed PMID: 26175958; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4497485.
  • Sahu B, Chavali VR, Alapati A, Suk J, Bartsch DU, Jablonski MM, Ayyagari R. Presence of rd8 mutation does not alter the ocular phenotype of late-onset retinal degeneration mouse model. Mol Vis. 2015 Mar 13;21:273-84. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 25814825; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4360165.
  • Mary-Sinclair MN, Wang X, Swanson DJ, Sung CY, Mendonca EA, Wroblewski K, Baumer SH, Goldowitz D, Jablonski MM, Skapek SX. Varied manifestations of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous with graded somatic mosaic deletion of a single gene. Mol Vis. 2014 Mar 3;20:215-30. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24623965; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3945809.
  • Swaminathan S, Li H, Palamoor M, de Obarrio WT, Madhura D, Meibohm B, Jablonski MM. Novel endogenous glycan therapy for retinal diseases: safety, in vitro stability, ocular pharmacokinetic modeling, and biodistribution. AAPS J. 2014 Mar;16(2):311-23. doi: 10.1208/s12248-014-9563-1. Epub 2014 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 24470212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3933590.
  • Palamoor M, Jablonski MM. Synthesis, characterization and in vitro studies of celecoxib-loaded poly(ortho ester) nanoparticles targeted for intraocular drug delivery. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2013 Dec 1;112:474-82. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.07.039. Epub 2013 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 24103464.

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