Martin Katz, PhD

Katz

Ophthalmology

Professor
Director of the Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Laboratory

573-882-8480

Academic Information

Professor
Director of the Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Laboratory
P. 573-882-8480

Research Interests

  • Neurodegenerative diseases

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurodegenerative diseases

Education & Training

Medical School

Marquette University, University of California, Santa Cruz

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Marquette University
  • Marquette University Scholarships
  • University of California Graduate Fellowship
  • University of California Patent Fund Awards 1977, 1978
  • Fight for Sight Fellowships 1979, 1980
  • National Research Service Award 1981
  • Elected to Board of Directors, American Aging Association, 1985-1988; 1992-1998
  • Program Committee, American Aging Association, 1989-1995
  • University of Missouri Faculty Foreign Travel Award, 1990
  • Appointed to the doctoral faculty in Biological Sciences, University of Missouri 1992
  • Ad hoc member, Visual Sciences Study Section, National institutions of Health, 1992-1993
  • Member of Scientific Review Board, Fight for Sight, Inc., 1993-1995
  • Temporary member, Medical Biochemistry Study Section, National institutions of Health, 1997
  • International Advisory Committee, Sixth Symposium on Lipofuscin, 2001
  • 2014-2017: “High Achiever” award from the University of Missouri
  • 2016: University of Missouri School of Medicine Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Award