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Glen Prusky, Ph.D.
Glen Prusky, Ph.D.
FACULTY - LAB DIRECTOR

Glen Prusky, Ph.D.

Lab Director
Laboratory for Visual Disease and Therapy
Burke Medical Research Institute
Professor
Weill Cornell Medicine
Director
Vision Repair
Director
Burke Medical Research Institute
Director
Center for Vision Restoration
Burke Medical Research Institute

Biography

Dr. Prusky obtained his B.Sc. at the University of Lethbridge in 1985, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Dalhousie University under the supervision of Dr. Max Cynader. Following postdoctoral training at Yale University from 1990-1992 with Dr. Martha Constantine-Paton, Dr. Prusky secured a faculty position at the University of Lethbridge in 1993. During his term at Lethbridge, Dr. Prusky moved rapidly through the academic ranks, was awarded tenure in 1997, promoted to Associate Professor in 1999, and Full Professor in 2005. He was recognized as the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year while at Lethbridge, and most recently served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience, and as a Principle Investigator of the Canadian Stroke Network.  Dr. Prusky was recruited to the Burke Medical Research Institute and the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2007.

Education

Degree: 
Ph.D. Psychology
Institution: 
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Year Completed: 
1989
Degree: 
M.Sc. Psychology
Institution: 
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Year Completed: 
1986
Degree: 
B.Sc. Psychology
Institution: 
The University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Year Completed: 
1985

Recent Publications

PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Davis RJ, Alam NM, Zhao C, Müller C, Saini JS, Blenkinsop TA, Mazzoni F, Campbell M, Borden SM, Charniga CJ, Lederman PL, Aguilar V, Naimark M, Fiske M, Boles N, Temple S, Finnemann SC, Prusky GT, Stern JH.
Stem Cell Reports. 2017 Jun 13. pii: S2213-6711(17)30223-0. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2017.05.016. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Benedicto I, Lehmann GL, Ginsberg M, Nolan DJ, Bareja R, Elemento O, Salfati Z, Alam NM, Prusky GT, Llanos P, Rabbany SY, Maminishkis A, Miller SS, Rafii S, Rodriguez-Boulan E.
Nat Commun. 2017 May 19;8:15374. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15374.
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Suner M, Prusky GT, Carmel JB, Hill NJ.
Front Neurol. 2017 May 2;8:165. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00165. eCollection 2017.
Abstract on PubMed