Member Biography

Timothy W. Corson

Timothy Corson, Ph.D.

1160 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 274-3305
Fax: (317) 274-2277

Research Program Membership

Full member

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
IU School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
IU School of Medicine

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
IU School of Medicine

My research focuses on the application of chemical biology approaches to problems in ocular cancer, specifically retinoblastoma and uveal melanoma. I work on the basic biology and translational relevance of the oncogenic mitotic kinesin KIF14, which I identified during my PhD, and on methods to target oncogenic GNAQ in uveal melanoma. I am also exploring novel high-throughput compound screening approaches to development of agents for treating these cancers.

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