Hemabindu Chintala
SUNY Buffalo, Ophthalmology
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate
Research Focus:
  • Fundamental Retinal Processes
  • Low Vision and Blindness Rehabilitation
  • Retinal Diseases
Clinical Relevance:
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vascular Diseases
Synopsis Of Research:


Program of Study: Postdoctoral


Start Date of Program: July 2010


Title of Project: Role of CCN1 in Ischemic Retinopathy


Mentor:  Dr. Brahim Chaqour

Current Or Representative Publications:

  1. Hemabindu Chintala, Haibo Liu, Rahul Parmar, Monika Kamalska, Yoon Ji Kim, David Lovett, Maria B.Grant and Brahim Chaqour. Connective Tissue Growth Factor Regulates Retinal Neovascularization through P53 – Dependent Transactivation of the Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 Gene. J Biol Chem. 9 october 2012.
  2. Hasan A, Pokeza N, Shaw L, Lee HS, Lazzaro D, Hemabindu Chintala, Rosenbaum D, Grant MB, Chaqour B. The matricellular protein cysteine-rich protein 61 (CCN1/Cyr61) enhances physiological adaptation of retinal vessels and reduces pathological neovascularization associated with ischemic retinopathy. J Biol Chem. 2011 Mar 18; 286(11):9542-54. Epub 2011 Jan 6.
  3. Ch Hemabindu, A Sandhya, K V Pavani and S Vishnupriya. Substantial Risk Factor of GSTP1 gene polymorphism with myopia. The IUP journal of genetics and evolution. (2011), IJGE31102.
  4. Ch Hemabindu, A Sandhya, K V Pavani, N Sunil Kumar and S Vishnupriya. Role of GST M1 and T1 polymorphism with the development of myopia. (2011) IUP journal of Biotechnology.
  5. A.Sandhya, Ch.Hemabindu, K. Prasad reddy and S.Vishnupriya. Association of Vitamin D receptor gene start codon (Sok1) polymorphism with high myopia development.(2011) Journal of Biology and Medicine.

State University of New York Medical Centers & College of Optometry Consortium

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