Nancy A. McNamara, PhD, OD

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Nancy A. McNamara, PhD, OD

Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco; Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry, University of California, Berkeley

Education

Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI,        1985-1987,    Biology
Michigan College of Optometry, Big Rapids, MI,         O.D.,    1987-1991    Optometry
University of California, Berkeley, CA,        1991-1992,    Cornea Residency
Mayo Graduate School, Rochester, MN,        1995,    Clinical Trials
University of California, Berkeley, CA,         Ph.D.,    1992-1996    Vision Science
 


Professional Experience

  • 1987-1990
    Ocular Research Assistant, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
  • 1989-1990
    Ophthalmic Technician, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • 1991-1992
    Contact Lens/Cornea Residency, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1992-1996
    Doctoral Candidate in Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1992-1995
    Staff Research Optometrist, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-1998
    Ciba Vision Corporation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1995-2000
    Research Optometrist, Morton D. Sarver Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1996-1998
    Assistant Research Biologist, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1998-2006
    Associate Research Biologist, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2006-2011
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011-
    Co-Director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry, Dry Eye Clinic
  • 2011-
    Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco, CA (50%)
  • 2012-
    Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry, University of California, Berkeley (50%)

Honors & Awards

  • 1990-1991
    Medivision Scholarship

  • 1991
    Beta Sigma Kappa Silver Medal Award

  • 1991
    George N. Holcomb Memorial Scholarship

  • 1991
    Michigan College of Optometry Academic Recognition Award

  • 1992
    Polymer Technology Travel Award

  • 1992-1994
    American Academy of Optometry Travel Fellowship

  • 1992-1995
    Morton D. Sarver Fellowship

  • 1995-1996
    National Institute of Health Training Grant

  • 1995-1996
    American Optometric Foundation Ezell Fellowship

  • 1995-1997
    International Society for Contact Lens Research Student Travel Grant

  • 1998-2003
    National Eye Institute, Mentored Clinical Scientist Award

  • 2006
    U.S. Patent - UC Case No.: B98-040-3

  • 2007
    Irvin M. and Beatrice Borish Award – American Academy of Optometry

  • 2009
    American Cancer Society Research Scholar

  • 2009
    Best Poster Award – American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • 2012
    Ezell Research Symposium – Women on the Front Lines of Ocular Surface Research - American Academy of Optometry

  • 2012
    Ocular Surface: Application of Cutting Edge Research - American Academy of Optometry


Selected Publications

  1. Effects of Isotretinoin on Meibomian Glands. Optom Vis Sci. 2015 Sep; 92(9):925-30.
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  2. Altered Mucin and Glycoprotein Expression in Dry Eye Disease. Optom Vis Sci. 2015 Sep; 92(9):931-8.
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  3. Inter-grader Agreement of the Ocular Staining Score in the Sjögren's International Clinical Collaborative Alliance (SICCA) Registry. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec; 160(6):1150-1153.e3.
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  4. Ophthalmic manifestations of perinatally acquired HIV in a US cohort of long-term survivors. Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 May; 99(5):650-3.
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  5. Establishing PAX6 as a Biomarker to Detect Early Loss of Ocular Phenotype in Human Patients With Sjögren's Syndrome. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Nov; 55(11):7079-84.
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  6. Topical administration of lacritin is a novel therapy for aqueous-deficient dry eye disease. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Aug; 55(8):5401-9.
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  7. Pivotal role of MUC1 glycosylation by cigarette smoke in modulating disruption of airway adherens junctions in vitro. J Pathol. 2014 Sep; 234(1):60-73.
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  8. Spontaneous development of autoimmune uveitis Is CCR2 dependent. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jun; 184(6):1695-705.
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  9. Cornea and ocular surface disease: application of cutting-edge optometric research. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Apr; 91(4 Suppl 1):S3-16.
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  10. Macrophages: important players in primary Sjögren's syndrome? Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr; 10(4):513-20.
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  11. Pax6 downregulation mediates abnormal lineage commitment of the ocular surface epithelium in aqueous-deficient dry eye disease. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e77286.
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  12. Topical administration of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist as a therapy for aqueous-deficient dry eye in autoimmune disease. Mol Vis. 2013; 19:1957-65.
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  13. Rac1 and Cdc42 differentially modulate cigarette smoke-induced airway cell migration through p120-catenin-dependent and -independent pathways. Am J Pathol. 2013 Jun; 182(6):1986-95.
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  14. Cigarette smoke disrupts the integrity of airway adherens junctions through the aberrant interaction of p120-catenin with the cytoplasmic tail of MUC1. J Pathol. 2013 Jan; 229(1):74-86.
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  15. Epilepsy characteristics and psychosocial factors associated with ketogenic diet success. J Child Neurol. 2013 Oct; 28(10):1233-7.
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  16. Critical involvement of macrophage infiltration in the development of Sjögren's syndrome-associated dry eye. Am J Pathol. 2012 Sep; 181(3):753-60.
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  17. American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for Sjögren's syndrome: a data-driven, expert consensus approach in the Sjögren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance cohort. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Apr; 64(4):475-87.
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  18. Interleukin-1 receptor mediates the interplay between CD4+ T cells and ocular resident cells to promote keratinizing squamous metaplasia in Sjögren's syndrome. Lab Invest. 2012 Apr; 92(4):556-70.
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  19. p120-catenin modulates airway epithelial cell migration induced by cigarette smoke. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Jan 6; 417(1):49-55.
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  20. Prevalence of congenital myopathies in a representative pediatric united states population. Ann Neurol. 2011 Oct; 70(4):662-5.
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