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

  • Maria DN, Mishra SR, Wang L, Abd-Elgawad AH, Soliman OA, El-Dahan MS, Jablonski MM. Water-soluble Complex Of Curcumin With Cyclodextrins: Enhanced Physical Properties For Ocular Drug Delivery. Curr Drug Deliv. 2016 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27501714.
  • Chintalapudi SR, Djenderedjian L, Stiemke AB, Steinle JJ, Jablonski MM, Morales-Tirado VM. Isolation and Molecular Profiling of Primary Mouse Retinal Ganglion Cells: Comparison of Phenotypes from Healthy and Glaucomatous Retinas. Front Aging Neurosci. 2016 May 18;8:93. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00093. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27242509; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4870266.
  • Li H, Palamoor M, Jablonski MM. Poly(ortho ester) nanoparticles targeted for chronic intraocular diseases: ocular safety and localization after intravitreal injection. Nanotoxicology. 2016 Oct;10(8):1152-9. doi: 10.1080/17435390.2016.1181808. Epub 2016 May 16. PubMed PMID: 27108911.
  • Lu H, Lu L, Williams RW, Jablonski MM. Iris transillumination defect and its gene modulators do not correlate with intraocular pressure in the BXD family of mice. Mol Vis. 2016 Mar 4;22:224-33. PubMed PMID: 27011731; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4783577.
  • 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. 2016 Feb;283(4):678-93. doi: 10.1111/febs.13620. Epub 2016 Jan 18. 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.

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