Project Description

Dr. Rodrigo Matsui Serrano

Invitado Internacional

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Institute of Ophthalmology Conde de Valenciana Foundation.
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico

EDUCATION

National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2002 to 2007, Medical Doctor (MD).
National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2016 – present, Master in Science (MSc)

POST-DOCTORAL AND FELLOWSHIP TRAINING
Internship, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán,

2007-2008.

-Residency in Ophthalmology, Instituto de Oftalmología Conde de Valenciana,

National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2009-2012.

-Clinical-Surgical Fellowship of Vitreoretinal Disorders, Instituto de Oftalmología

Conde de Valenciana, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2012-2014.

-Post-doctoral research training, Ophthalmology-Retina, Medizinische Fakultät

Mannheim, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 2014.

-Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Retina – Inherited Retinal Degenerations,

Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2016.

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

-Post-doctoral research training. Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany, 2014

(3 months).

-Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Institute of Ophthalmology Fundación Conde

de Valenciana, Mexico City, Mexico, 2016 –

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

-International Council of Ophthalmology,.

The Full Basic Science Examination in Ophthalmology, 2009.

The Clinical Science Examination in Ophthalmology, 2010.

Advance examination in Ophthalmology, 2011.

-Mexican Council of Ophthalmology 2013 -present

HONORS AND AWARDS

-First place award for best scientific paper, ‘Identification of a New Chromosomal

Region associated with Bardet-Biedl syndrome by homozigosity mapping of the

complete genome”. XXVI National Congress of Residents, Mexico, 2012.

-Third place award for best oral presentation, ‘Clinical presentation, surgical

mnagement and molecular analysis of Axenfeld-Rieger and Microspheraophakia’.

XXVI National Congress of Residents, Mexico, 2012.

-First place award for best scientific paper, ‘Blood expression of CCL11 in patients

with active choroidal neovascularization associated to age-related macular

degeneration’. National Meeting of Retina, Mexico, 2014.

– Postdoctoral foreign training scholarship, National Council of Science and

Technology (CONACYT) , Mexico, 2014.

-Elizabeth Anderson Career Development Award, Foundation Fighting Blindness,

Maryland, USA, 2016.

COMMITTE AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

-Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2011-present.

-American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010-present.

-Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, 2009-present.

-Mexican Society of Retina 2016 – present.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

1.- Quezada C, Pieramici DJ, Matsui R, Rabena M, Graue F. Demarcation laser

photocoagulation induced retinal necrosis and rupture resulting in large retinal tear

formation. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2015;12(2):314-6.

Contributed to writing the manuscript, data analyses and editing.

2.- Roman AJ, Cideciyan AV, Matsui R, Sheplock R, Schwartz SB, Jacobson SG.

Outcome measure for the treatment of cone photoreceptor diseases: orientation to a

scene with cone-only contrast. BMC Ophthalmol. 2015;15:98.

Contributed to writing the manuscript, data analyses and editing.

3.- Matsui R, Cideciyan AV, Schwartz SB, Sumaroka A, Roman AJ, Swider M,

Huang WC, Sheplock R, Jacobson SG. Molecular Heterogeneity Within the Clinical

Diagnosis of Pericentral Retinal Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.

2015;56(10):6007-18.

Writing the manuscript, data analyses and editing.

4.- Matsui R, McGuigan Iii DB, Gruzensky ML, Aleman TS, Schwartz SB, Sumaroka

A, Koenekoop RK, Cideciyan AV, Jacobson SG. SPATA7: Evolving phenotype from

cone-rod dystrophy to retinitis pigmentosa. Ophthalmic Genet. 2016.8:1-6.

Writing the manuscript, data analyses and editing.

5.- Sumaroka, A., Matsui R, Cideciyan AV, McGuigan III DB, Sheplock, R,

Schwartz, SB, Jacobson SG. Outer retinal changes including the ellipsoid zone (EZ)

band in Usher Syndrome 1B due to MYO7Amutations (Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci

2016, in press). Contributed to writing the manuscript, data analyses and editing.

6.- Jacobson SG, Matsui R, Sumaroka A, Cideciyan,AV. Retinal structure

measurements as inclusion criteria for stem cell based therapies of retinal

degenerations. (Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2016, in press). Contributed to writing the

manuscript, data analyses and editing.

7.- McGuigan DB 3rd, Roman AJ, Cideciyan AV, Matsui R, Gruzensky ML, Sheplock

R, Jacobson SG. Automated Light- and Dark-Adapted Perimetry for Evaluating

Retinitis Pigmentosa: Filling a Need to Accommodate Multicenter Clinical Trials.

(Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Jun 1;57(7): 3118-28.)

Contributed to writing the manuscript, data analyses and editing.

8.- Strauss RW, Ho A, Muñoz B, Cideciyan AV, Progstar study group (Matsui R).

The Natural History of the Progression of Atrophy Secondary to Stargardt Disease

(ProgStar) Studies: Design and Baseline Characteristics: ProgStar Report No. 1.

(Ophthalmology. 2016 Apr;123(4):817-28).

Contributed to data analyses

9.- Kong X, Strauss RW, Michaelides M, Cideciyan AV,; ProgStar Study Group

(Matsui R). Visual Acuity Loss and Associated Risk Factors in the Retrospective

Progression of Stargardt Disease Study (ProgStar Report No. 2). (Ophthalmology.

2016 Jul 1. pii: S0161-6420(16)30388-8)

Contributed to data analyses

10.- López-Rubio S, Chacon-Camacho OF, Matsui R et al. Retinal phenotypic

characterization of patients with ABCA4 retinopathydue to the homozygous

p.Ala1773Val mutation. Mol Vis. 2018, 1;24:105-114

11.- Schönbach EM, Strauss RW, Kong X, Progstar Study Group (Matsui R).

Longitudinal Changes of Fixation Location and Stability Within 12 Months in

Stargardt Disease: ProgStar Report No. 12. Am J Ophthalmol. 2018;193:54-61.

12.- Fujinami K, Strauss RW, Chiang JP, Progstar Study Group (Matsui R). Detailed

genetic characteristics of an international large cohort of patients with Stargardt

disease: ProgStar study report 8. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018;

13.- Castro Farías D, Matsui Serrano R, Bianchi Gancharov J et al. Indocyanine green

angiography for identifying telangiectatic capillaries