Dr Rakesh Nanjappa
Associate Professor and HOD: Optometry
Qualification: PhD (Optometry & Vision Science)
College/University: State University of New York, College of Optometry (USA)
Introduction: Rakesh Nanjappa is an expert in vision science with a background in the neuropsychology of visual attention. Prior to taking up the current role in 2022, he worked as a postdoctoral research scholar in the Ophthalmology department in the University of California, San Francisco. Rakesh Nanjappa holds a PhD (Optometry & Vision Science) from the State University of New York (USA) and 5 Years Integrated M.Sc (Optometry & Vision Science) from the University of Hyderabad (India).
Nanjappa, R., & McPeek, R. M. (2021). Microsaccades and attention in a high-acuity visual alignment task. Journal of Vision, 21(2), 6-6.
Nanjappa, R., Dilbeck, M. D., Economides, J. R., & Horton, J. C. (2022). Fundus imaging of retinal ganglion cells transduced by retrograde transport of rAAV2-retro. Experimental Eye Research, 219, 109084.
Dilbeck, M. D., Spahr, Z. R., Nanjappa, R., Economides, J. R., & Horton, J. C. (2022). Columnar and Laminar Segregation of Retinal Input to the Primate Superior Colliculus Revealed by Anterograde Tracer Injection Into Each Eye. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 63(1), 9-9.
Rakesh's research interests encompass neuropsychological mechanism of visual attention and how it is linked to eye movements.
Rakesh's current research interest encompasses community optometry with a special focus on visual attention defects.
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