Mark S. Humayun, M.D., Ph.D.
Address: USC Vision Research Center
1355 San Pablo Street, Suite 119
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-6523
Fax: (323) 442-6755
Dr. Humayun completed his medical degree at Duke University Medical School. While in his residency training at Duke Eye Center, Dr. Humayun earned his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his fellowship training in vitreoretinal disease at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins.
At Wilmer Dr. Humayun was Associate Professor and Director of the Intraocular Retinal Prosthesis Lab. The focus of the lab was to develop a retinal implant for the blind. He has had a close working relationship with Biomedical Engineering and a number of national labs such as Naval Research Laboratory and Oakridge National Laboratory.
Age related Macular Degeneration
Proliferative Vitreo Retinopathy
Micro-electronic sensors and actuators
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Surgical Instrumentation Development
Zhou Q, Xu X, Gottlieb EJ, Sun L, Cannata JM, Ameri H, Humayun MS, Han P, Shung KK. (2007) PMN-PT single crystal, high-frequency untrasonic needle transducers for pulsed-wave Doppler application. IEEE Trans ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control
Yanai D, Weiland JD, Mahadevappa M, Greenberg RJ, Fine I, Humayun MS. (2007) Visual Performance Using a Retinal Prosthesis in Three Subjects with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Am J Ophthalmo
. [Epub ahead of print]- PubMed
Shah S, Hines A, Zhou D, Greenberg RJ, Humayun MS, Weiland JD. (2007) Electrical properties of retinal-electrode interface. J Neural Eng