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

  • 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.
  • Ibrahim MM, Abd-Elgawad AE, Soliman OA, Jablonski MM. Novel topical ophthalmic formulations for management of glaucoma. Pharm Res. 2013 Nov;30(11):2818-31. doi: 10.1007/s11095-013-1109-1. Epub 2013 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 23771565.
  • Swaminathan S, Lu H, Williams RW, Lu L, Jablonski MM. Genetic modulation of the iris transillumination defect: a systems genetics analysis using the expanded family of BXD glaucoma strains. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2013 Jul;26(4):487-98. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12106. Epub 2013 May 13. PubMed PMID: 23582180; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3752936.
  • Templeton JP, Freeman NE, Nickerson JM, Jablonski MM, Rex TS, Williams RW, Geisert EE. Innate immune network in the retina activated by optic nerve crush. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Apr 9;54(4):2599-606. doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-11175. PubMed PMID: 23493296; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3629889.

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