Andrew Browne

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine
M.D., University of Cincinnati, 2011
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2010, Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., The Ohio State University, 2003, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phone: Appointments: (949) 824-2020; Academic Office (949) 824-6256
Fax: (949) 824-4015; (949) 824-8580
University of California, Irvine
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Retinal Organoid Biology, Functional Biophotonic Imaging, Lab-On-a-Chip, Devices
Awards and Honors
Allergan Retina FIRST (Fostering Innovative Retina Stars of Tomorrow) program (2018-2021)
NIH KL-2 Scholar (2018-2020)
NIH funded training position for young faculty administered through the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Volk Visionaries (2020)
Award for mentorship to team of medical students conducting telemedicine research in rural Panama.
Yuntian Xue, Magdalene J Seiler, William C Tang, Jasmine Y Wang, Jeffrey Delgado, Bryce T McLelland, Gabriel Nistor, Hans S Keirstead, Andrew W Browne. "Retinal organoids on-a-chip: a micro-millifluidic bioreactor for long-term organoid maintenance." Lab Chip. 2021 Sep 7;21(17):3361-3377. doi: 10.1039/d1lc00011j. Epub 2021 Jul 8. PMID: 34236056
Ang Wei, Urmi V Mehta, Grazyna Palczewska, Anton M Palma, Vincent M Hussey, Luke E Hoffmann, Anna Diep, Kevin Nguyen, Bryan Le, Steven Yone-Shun Chang, Andrew W Browne. "Two-Photon Microperimetry: A Media Opacity-Independent Retinal Function Assay." Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2021 Feb 5;10(2):11. doi: 10.1167/tvst.10.2.11. PMID: 34003895
Andrew W. Browne, Waseem Ansari, Ming Hu, Kimberly Baynes, Careen Y. Lowder, Justis P. Ehlers, Sunil K. Srivastava, “Quantitative Analysis of Ellipsoid Zone in Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy.” JVRD (2020)
DOI: 10.1177/2474126420901897

Louie Cao, Param Bhatter, Austin Crochetiere, Sophia Raefsky, Laura Cuevas, Kaosoluchi Enendu, Emily Frisch, Caleb Shumway, Charlotte Gore, Andrew W. Browne “Using a Macro Lens for Anterior Segment Imaging in Rural Panama.” Telemedicine and e-Health, (2019) Accepted PMID: 32031913

Frederike Cosima Oertel, Oliver Zeitz, Maria Rönnefarth, Charlotte Bereuter, Seyedamirhosein Motamedi, Hanna G Zimmermann, Joseph Kuchling, Sarah Doss, Andrew W. Browne, Friedemann Paul, Tanja Schmitz-Hübsch, Alexander U Brandt, “Functionally relevant maculopathy and optic atrophy in spinocerebellar ataxia type 1.” Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, (2020) Accepted

Yan Li, Jiang Zhu, Jason J. Chen, Junxiao Yu, Zi Jin, Yusi Miao, Andrew W. Browne, Qifa Zhou, Zhongping Chen, ”Simultaneously Imaging and Quantifying in vivo Mechanical Properties of Crystalline Lens and Cornea Using Optical Coherence Elastography with Acoustic Radiation Force Excitation.” APL Photonics 4, 106104 (2019)

Jessica L. Cao, Andrew W. Browne, Thomas Clifford, Sumit Sharma, Vivek Patel, “Intravitreal Silicone Oil Migration Into the Lateral Cerebral Ventricles” Journal of Vitreoretinal Disease. 2019.
DOI: 10.1177/2474126419875298 PMID:

Michael Ramos, Sonia Kuhn-Asif, Jose Echegaray , Alan Wilkinson, Alex Yuan, Arun Singh, Andrew W Browne, “Radiation retinopathy in animal models – from teletherapy to brachytherapy” - Exp Eye Res. 2019 Apr;181:240-251.
DOI: 10.1016/j.exer.2019.01.019. PMID: 30716328

Daniel L. Feiler, Andrew W. Browne, Aleksandra V. Rachitskaya, Mehran Taban, Christine Sonnie, Brandy C Hayden0Loreck, Sumit Sharma, Jonathan E. Sears. “Indirect Cyclopexy for Repair of Cyclodialysis Clefts,” Retina, 2018.
DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002091. PMID: 29543634

Andrew W. Browne, Cosimo Arnesano, Harvey Pollack, Thien Kuu, Scott Fraser, Rex Moats, David Koos, Thomas Lee, Jennifer Aparicio, David Cobrinik, “Multimodal Imaging of Human Stem Cell Derived Retinal Spheroids for Non-Invasive Characterization of Structure and Function.” Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 2017, Vol.58, 3311-3318.
DOI:10.1167/iovs.16-20796. PMID: 28672397

Andrew W. Browne, Justis P. Ehlers, Sumit Sharma, Sunil K. Srivastava, “Intraoperative optical coherence tomography assisted chorioretinal biopsy in the DISCOVER study.” Retina, 2017.
DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000001522. PMID: 28426625

Andrew W. Browne, Jesse L. Berry, Savita V. Dandapani, Marta Stevanovic, Thomas C. Lee, Melvin Astrahan, A. Linn Murphree, Jonathan W. Kim. “Outcomes of Medium Choroidal Melanomas Treated with Eye-Physics Ruthenium Plaque Brachytherapy.” Brachytherapy. 2015 Jun 12.
DOI: 10.1016/j.brachy.2015.04.010. PMID: 26073224

Felipe Valenzuela, Andrew Browne, Miguel Srur, Carlos Nieme, Mario Zanolli, Remigio López-Solís, Leonidas Traipe. “Combined Phacoemulsification and Ahmed Glaucoma Drainage Implant Surgery for Patients with Refractory Glaucoma and Cataract.” J Glaucoma. 2016 25(2):162-6.
DOI: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000141. PMID: 25264992
Other Experience
Cambridge Hospital - Harvard Medical School 2011—2012
Residency - Ophthalmology
University of Southern California - Los Angeles County Medical Center 2012—2015
Fellowship - Vitreoretinal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic - Cole Eye Institute 2015—2017
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