Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD

Flora L. Thornton Endowed Chair in Vision Research

Clinical Specialties

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Neuro-ophthalmology

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Optic nerve, optic neuropathies (PION, AION, TON)

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Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy

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Toxic and nutritional optic neuropathies

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Vision in AIDS and other CNS disorders

Academic Degrees

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Bachelor of Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Doctor of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Doctor of Philosophy

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency

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Ophthalmology

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Harvard Medical School

Fellowships

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Neuro-Ophthalmology

Harvard Medical and Boston University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

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American Board of Ophthalmology

Research Activities

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Human visual neuroanatomy

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Retinal ganglion cell degeneration and regeneration

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Axon populations in the human optic nerve in development, aging and disease

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Mitochondrial impairments as a cause of optic neuropathy (LHON, DOA, toxic MON)

Office Locations

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Doheny Eye Center UCLA
Pasadena

625 South Fair Oaks Ave.
Suite 227
Pasadena, CA 91105
626.817.4747