Joel S. Schuman ,

  • Elaine Langone Prof. of Ophthalmology

  • Prof. of Neuroscience and Physiology

  • Prof. of Biomedical Engineering

  • Prof of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Joel S Schuman
  • Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Ophthalmology
  • Director, NYU Langone Eye Center

Professor Schuman leads the Advanced Ophthalmic Imaging Laboratory (AOIL), which consists of a team of ophthalmologists, engineers, software specialists, statisticians, and medical and engineering trainees. He and his colleagues focus primarily on the study of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the world. They develop advanced imaging tools to diagnose this debilitating disease, monitor its progression, and investigate its pathogenesis.

Research Interests: Ocular Imaging, Aqueous Outflow, Regenerative Ophthalmology, Laser-Tissue Interactions