Alan Saul

Assistant Professor

Alan Saul

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Ophthalmology

Bio

Prof. Saul is a neuroscientist whose work has focused on time. Current work involves electroretinography (ERG) in human patients and experimental subjects, and in animal models of retinal disorders.

Education

  • Ph.D., Applied Math Brown University, 1986

  • MS, Math, General West Virginia University, 1981

  • BS, Math, General California Institute of Techno, 1976

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURO 8082

    Neuroscience II
  • COGS 8080

    Neuroscience I

Teaching Interests

Neuroscience, quantitative methods

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Multifocal electroretinography in the presence of temporal and spatial correlations and eye movements, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Retinal ganglion cell loss and mild vasculopathy in methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase deficient mice: a model of hyperhomocysteinemia., 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • (+)-Pentazocine ((+)-PTZ), a high affinity sigma 1 receptor (σ1R) ligand preserves cone function in the Pde6rd10 (Rd10) mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa., 2015
    Other
  • Mild hyperhomocysteinemia (Hhcy) leads to modest retinal ganglion cell (RGC) dysfunction and focal vascular leakiness in rd8-free methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (Mthfr) deficient mice., 2015
    Other
  • Neuroprotective effects of growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) in traumatic optic neuropathy., 2015
    Other

Research Interests

Neuronal response timing, development and mechanisms of specificity, improved methodologies for ERG and other functional visual system testing

Department Service

  • 2005 - Present

    Role: Other