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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

David Gamm, PhD, MD, is both a clinician and a researcher. His clinical practice is in pediatric ophthalmology and his research interests focus on human retinal development and disease.

Dr. Gamm earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and completed his residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.

Specialties

Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Amblyopia

Lacrimal (Tear Duct) Surgery

Pediatric Eyelid Surgery

Strabismus Evaluation (Adults)

Strabismus Evaluation (Children)

Strabismus Surgery

Visual Evoked Potential Testing

Clinics

University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Station Clinic
(608) 263-6414 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship Spectrum Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
Medical School University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

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PubMed Articles
Jung YH Phillips MJ Lee J Xie R Ludwig AL Chen G Zheng Q Kim TJ Zhang H Barney P Min J Barlow K Gong S Gamm DM Ma Z 3D Microstructured Scaffolds to Support Photoreceptor Polarization and Maturation. Adv Mater . 2018 Aug 14;:e1803550
[PubMed ID: 30109736]
Galloway CA Dalvi S Shadforth AMA Suzuki S Wilson M Kuai D Hashim A MacDonald LA Gamm DM Harkin DG Singh R Characterization of Human iPSC-RPE on a Prosthetic Bruch's Membrane Manufactured From Silk Fibroin. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci . 2018 Jun 1;59(7):2792-2800
[PubMed ID: 30025113]
Lakowski J Welby E Budinger D Di Marco F Di Foggia V Bainbridge JWB Wallace K Gamm DM Ali RR Sowden JC Isolation of Human Photoreceptor Precursors via a Cell Surface Marker Panel from Stem Cell-Derived Retinal Organoids and Fetal Retinae. Stem Cells . 2018 May;36(5):709-722
[PubMed ID: 29327488]
Langer KB Ohlemacher SK Phillips MJ Fligor CM Jiang P Gamm DM Meyer JS Retinal Ganglion Cell Diversity and Subtype Specification from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Stem Cell Reports . 2018 Apr 10;10(4):1282-1293
[PubMed ID: 29576537]
Phillips MJ Jiang P Howden S Barney P Min J York NW Chu LF Capowski EE Cash A Jain S Barlow K Tabassum T Stewart R Pattnaik BR Thomson JA Gamm DM A Novel Approach to Single Cell RNA-Sequence Analysis Facilitates In Silico Gene Reporting of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Retinal Cell Types. Stem Cells . 2018 Mar;36(3):313-324
[PubMed ID: 29230913]
Steyer B Bu Q Cory E Jiang K Duong S Sinha D Steltzer S Gamm D Chang Q Saha K Scarless Genome Editing of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells via Transient Puromycin Selection. Stem Cell Reports . 2018 Feb 13;10(2):642-654
[PubMed ID: 29307579]
Phillips MJ Capowski EE Petersen A Jansen AD Barlow K Edwards KL Gamm DM Generation of a rod-specific NRL reporter line in human pluripotent stem cells. Sci Rep . 2018 Feb 5;8(1):2370
[PubMed ID: 29402929]
Wang AL Weinlander E Metcalf BM Barney NP Gamm DM Nehls SM Struck MC Use of Topical Insulin to Treat Refractory Neurotrophic Corneal Ulcers. Cornea . 2017 Nov;36(11):1426-1428
[PubMed ID: 28742619]
Galloway CA Dalvi S Hung SSC MacDonald LA Latchney LR Wong RCB Guymer RH Mackey DA Williams DS Chung MM Gamm DM Pébay A Hewitt AW Singh R Drusen in patient-derived hiPSC-RPE models of macular dystrophies. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A . 2017 Sep 26;114(39):E8214-E8223
[PubMed ID: 28878022]
Guziewicz KE Sinha D Gómez NM Zorych K Dutrow EV Dhingra A Mullins RF Stone EM Gamm DM Boesze-Battaglia K Aguirre GD Bestrophinopathy: An RPE-photoreceptor interface disease. Prog Retin Eye Res . 2017 May;58:70-88
[PubMed ID: 28111324]
Lavine JA Farnoodian M Wang S Darjatmoko SR Wright LS Gamm DM Ip MS Sorenson CM Sheibani N β2-Adrenergic Receptor Antagonism Attenuates CNV Through Inhibition of VEGF and IL-6 Expression. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci . 2017 Jan 1;58(1):299-308
[PubMed ID: 28114591]
George A Zand DJ Hufnagel RB Sharma R Sergeev YV Legare JM Rice GM Scott Schwoerer JA Rius M Tetri L Gamm DM Bharti K Brooks BP Biallelic Mutations in MITF Cause Coloboma, Osteopetrosis, Microphthalmia, Macrocephaly, Albinism, and Deafness. Am J Hum Genet . 2016 Dec 1;99(6):1388-1394
[PubMed ID: 27889061]
Capowski EE Wright LS Liang K Phillips MJ Wallace K Petelinsek A Hagstrom A Pinilla I Borys K Lien J Min JH Keles S Thomson JA Gamm DM Regulation of WNT Signaling by VSX2 During Optic Vesicle Patterning in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Stem Cells . 2016 Nov;34(11):2625-2634
[PubMed ID: 27301076]
Leach LL Croze RH Hu Q Nadar VP Clevenger TN Pennington BO Gamm DM Clegg DO Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Retinal Pigmented Epithelium: A Comparative Study Between Cell Lines and Differentiation Methods. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther . 2016 Jun;32(5):317-30
[PubMed ID: 27182743]
Gamm DM Wong R and the AGI Workshop Panelists. Report on the National Eye Institute Audacious Goals Initiative: Photoreceptor Regeneration and Integration Workshop. Transl Vis Sci Technol . 2015 Nov;4(6):2
[PubMed ID: 26629398]
Singh R Kuai D Guziewicz KE Meyer J Wilson M Lu J Smith M Clark E Verhoeven A Aguirre GD Gamm DM Pharmacological Modulation of Photoreceptor Outer Segment Degradation in a Human iPS Cell Model of Inherited Macular Degeneration. Mol Ther . 2015 Nov;23(11):1700-1711
[PubMed ID: 26300224]
Wright LS Pinilla I Saha J Clermont JM Lien JS Borys KD Capowski EE Phillips MJ Gamm DM VSX2 and ASCL1 Are Indicators of Neurogenic Competence in Human Retinal Progenitor Cultures. PLoS One . 2015;10(8):e0135830
[PubMed ID: 26292211]
Kushner BJ Gamm DM Eye muscle surgery for recurrent nystagmus related to head tilt after prior torsional surgery. J AAPOS . 2015 Jun;19(3):211-6
[PubMed ID: 26059663]
Thompson DA Ali RR Banin E Branham KE Flannery JG Gamm DM Hauswirth WW Heckenlively JR Iannaccone A Jayasundera KT Khan NW Molday RS Pennesi ME Reh TA Weleber RG Zacks DN Monaciano Consortium. Advancing therapeutic strategies for inherited retinal degeneration: recommendations from the Monaciano Symposium. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci . 2015 Feb 9;56(2):918-31
[PubMed ID: 25667399]
Capowski EE Simonett JM Clark EM Wright LS Howden SE Wallace KA Petelinsek AM Pinilla I Phillips MJ Meyer JS Schneider BL Thomson JA Gamm DM Loss of MITF expression during human embryonic stem cell differentiation disrupts retinal pigment epithelium development and optic vesicle cell proliferation. Hum Mol Genet . 2014 Dec 1;23(23):6332-44
[PubMed ID: 25008112]