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Pratap Challa

Professor of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology, Glaucoma
Box 3802 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Wadsworth Bldg, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Role of Septin Cytoskeleton in Trabecular Meshwork, IOP and Glaucoma

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by BrightFocus Foundation · 2023 - 2025

The Swine model of VEGF-induced vascular leakage and interventions thereof

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. · 2022 - 2023

Animal models of Glaucoma and Eye Disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. · 2022 - 2023

The Role of GDF-15 in Aqueous Humor Outflow and Glaucoma

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Trabecular Meshwork Cytoskeletal Signaling-Regulation of Aqueous Humor Outflow

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2023

Role of Septin Cytoskeleton in Trabecular Meshwork, IOP and Glaucoma

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by BrightFocus Foundation · 2023 - 2025

The Swine model of VEGF-induced vascular leakage and interventions thereof

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. · 2022 - 2023

Animal models of Glaucoma and Eye Disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. · 2022 - 2023

The Role of GDF-15 in Aqueous Humor Outflow and Glaucoma

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Trabecular Meshwork Cytoskeletal Signaling-Regulation of Aqueous Humor Outflow

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2023

Lysosomal Enzymes in Outflow Pathway Physiology and Pathophysiology

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2022

Novel Experimental Model for Pseudoexfolliation Syndrome

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

Optimization of a Cell Culture Model for Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by The Glaucoma Foundation · 2018 - 2019

MicroRNA-directed modulation of intraocular pressure

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2018

Exosomal RNAs and Aqueous Humor Dynamics in Exfoliation Glaucoma

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Glaucoma Research Foundation · 2014 - 2014

Cellular Senescence and Glaucoma

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2013

The Molecular Basis of Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2009

Genetic Studies of POAG in Ghana, West Africa

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2007

Healthy Vision 2010 Community Awards Program

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2004