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Linda K. McLoon, Ph.D.
Departments of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences, Neuroscience
Office: (612) 626-0777
Lab: (612) 626-0778
Fax: (612) 626-0781
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences
374 Lions Research Building
2001 6th Street S.E.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Education and Training
Graduate School: University of Illinois at the Medical Center
Honors and Awards
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Award for the most outstanding research published in the journal in 2002.
Lew Wasserman Mid-Career Merit Award, Research to Prevent Blindness, 2005-06
Gold Fellow, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2009-present
Elected to Board of Trustees, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2011-present
Honorary Member (one of 6 so honored), American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 2012-present
Scientific Review Committee, Fight for Sight, 2011-present
Kallestad KM, Hebert SL, McDonald AA, Daniel ML, Cu SR, McLoon LK. Sparing of extraocular muscle in aging and dystrophic skeletal muscle: A myogenic precursor cell hypothesis. Exp. Cell Res. 317:873-885, 2011.
Willoughby CL, Christiansen SP, Mustari MJ, McLoon LK. Effects of the sustained release of IGF-1 on extraocular muscle of the infant non-human primate: Adaptations at the effector organ level. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis Sci. 53: 68-75, 2012.
Books and Recent Book Chapters:
Craniofacial Muscle Control: A New Framework for Understanding the Effector Side. Eds: LK McLoon, F Andrade. Springer, 2012. 338 pages.
McLoon LK. The Extraocular Muscles, Chapter 7, In: Adler’s Physiology of the Eye, 11th edition, Eds: Kaufman P, Alm A, Levin LA, Nilsson S, Ver Hoeve J, Wu SM. Elsevier. New York. pp. 182-207, 2011.
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