Derek S Welsbie, MD, PhD

Dr. Welsbie is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He completed his medical and graduate training at the University of California, Los Angeles and then came to the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute for his residency and glaucoma subspecialty training. His group is interested in the use of functional genomic screening in retinal ganglion cells—the cells that are injured in glaucoma—to identify new therapeutic targets.