Meet the team

Jason Comander Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology

Dr. Jason Comander is an Alumni of Harvard University and Harvard Medical School, where he also did his residency and fellowship in Ophthalmology. Jason’s research focuses on understanding the genetic causes of inherited retinal degenerations in order to develop better diagnostic treatment options. Dr. Comander is currently working on several projects, including:

  • Genetic heterogeneity among patients with pericentral retinitis pigmentosa
  • Functional characterization of human genetic variation in retinitis pigmentosa
  • Translating optogenetic vision restoration therapies to a primate model (collaborator)

Jason is a member of the Mass. Eye and Ear Retina and Electroretinography Services. For more information on his clinic or to schedule an appointment, patients should click here.

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