huji Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ron Ofri, DVM, PhD

Dipl. ECVO
Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Office Address:
P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Phone: +972-(0)54-8820523
Fax: +972-(0)3-9604079
Email Address: ron.ofri@mail.huji.ac.il


Special interests

Veterinary and comparative ophthalmology


Professional Experience and Qualifications

1985: B.Sc., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Biology

1989: DVM, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine (member of the charter class)

1993: Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, College of Veterinary Medicine

1994: Clinical Ophthalmologist, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1995: Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2002: Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2005: Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

2008: Associate Professor in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2009-2010: Visiting Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

2016: Professor in veterinary ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Teaching

Veterinary Ophthalmology courses, including applied anatomy, ophthalmic physiology, ocular pharmacology, companion animal ophthalmology (basic and advanced courses) and equine ophthalmology. Clinical training in veterinary ophthalmology for 4th year students.

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Research

  • Retinal electrophysiology and animal models of retinal diseases
  • Retinal gene therapy
  • Glaucoma and neuroprotection
  • Comparative visual optics, aqueous humor dynamics, and tear film properties
  • read more about my research

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Membership in Scientific Organizations & International Activity

A. Membership in Israeli Professional Organizations

  • Member, The Israeli Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member, Israel Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member, Israeli Society for Vision & Eye Research
  • Member, HUJI Jerusalem Brain Community (JBC)

B. Appointments in Professional Organizations in Israel

  • 2001-2015: Member, Executive Board, Israeli Veterinary Medical Association (representing veterinarians employed in research institutions)
  • 2002-2009: Member, Executive Board, Israeli Society for Vision & Eye Research
  • 2008-2012: Member, Scientific Board, Israeli Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2008-2012: Member, Veterinary Specialization Board, Israeli Veterinary Medical Association

C. Membership in International Professional Organizations

  • 1994-2012: Member, European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ESVO)
  • 1994-present: Member, International Society of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ISVO)
  • 1999-present: Member, Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • 2002-2008: Member, American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ASVO)
  • 2005-present: Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO)
  • 2009-present: Honorary Overseas Diplomate, Japanese Society of Comparative and Veterinary Ophthalmology (JSCVO)
  • 2013-present: Member, International Society for Eye Research (ISER)
  • 2014-present: Member, British Association of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (BrAVO)
  • 2017-present: Honorary member, Eastern European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

D. Appointments in International Professional Organizations

  • 2000-2005: Member, Executive Board, European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ESVO), in charge of ESVO Continuous Education
  • 2001-2002: Vice President (& President-elect), ESVO
  • 2002-2005: President, ESVO
  • 2008-2010: Executive Board member, European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO)
  • 2011: Chairman, Credentials Committee for selecting Founder Diplomates of the Asian College of Veterinary Ophthalmology, (AiCVO)
  • 2011-2016: Member, Scientific Committee ECVO
  • 2011-present: International Academic Advisor, Korean Animal Hospital Association (KAHA)

E. Ad-hoc Reviewer in International Journals

  • Acta Veterinaria Scandinavia
  • Acta Histochemica
  • American Journal of Veterinary Research
  • Anatomical Record
  • Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research
  • Archives of Ophthalmology
  • BMC Genomics
  • BMC Ophthalmology
  • BMC Veterinary Research
  • British Journal of Nutrition
  • Clinical Nutrition Experimental
  • urrent Eye Research
  • Current Gene Therapy
  • Documenta Ophthalmologica
  • Equine Veterinary Journal
  • European Journal of Neuroscience
  • Experimental Eye Research
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
  • Graefe’s Archive for Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
  • Israeli Journal of Veterinary Medicine
  • Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
  • Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
  • Journal of Mammalogy
  • Journal of Medical Primatology
  • Journal of Small Animal Practice
  • Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Journal of Veterinary Science
  • Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
  • Molecular Vision
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • PLoS (Public Library of Science) One
  • Poultry Science
  • Research in Veterinary Science
  • The Veterinary Journal
  • Translational Vision Science & Technology
  • Veterinary Ophthalmology

F. Editorial board member

  • Translational Vision Science & Technology, an ARVO (Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology) journal

G. International Meetings Organized (last 10 years)

  • 2008-2018: Member, Advisory Committee, Basic Science Course of the ACVO
  • 2010: Co-Chairman, Organizing Committee, ERG course and wetlab, ACVO annual meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 2015: Chairman, Scientific Organizing Committee, annual ECVO meeting, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2015-present: Ophthalmology Program Chair, SEVC (South European Veterinary Conference)

H. Invited Speaker, International meeting (last 5 years)

  • 2013. Ophthalmic diseases. The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC). Orlando, Florida. (Note: This is the biggest annual veterinary meeting in the world)
  • 2013. Companion animal ophthalmology. Continuing education symposium of The Hungarian Small Animal Ophthalmology Society (HSAOS) and The Hungarian Veterinary Chamber. Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2013. Retinal electrophysiology & Visual Optics. Annual Associates Retreat, Eye Care for Animals (the largest chain of veterinary ophthalmology clinics in the world). Phoenix, Arizona.
  • 2013. Retinal electrophysiology & Visual Optics. Continuing education course of The Netherlands Association for Companion Animal Medicine and Permanente Educatie Gezelschapsdieren (PEGD). Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • 2013. Retinal Diseases. Annual Japanese Veterinary Ophthalmology Conference (JVOC). Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2013. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Continuing education symposium of the Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA). Osaka, Japan.
  • 2013. Visual Optics. Continuing education symposium of the Japanese Society of Comparative and Veterinary Ophthalmology. Kyoto, Japan.
  • 2013. Treating ocular disease in animal models. Annual Vision Research Symposium. Center for Vision Research, University of Florida. Gainesville, FL.
  • 2013. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. 10th Panhellenic Veterinary Congress of Companion Animals, Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society. Athens, Greece.
  • 2013. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. 8th annual meeting of the Turkish Small Animal Veterinary Association (TSAVA). Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 2014. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Annual meeting of the Hungarian Small Animal Veterinary Association (HSAVA). Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2014. Companion Animal ophthalmology. 8th annual meeting of the Veterinary Practitioners Association of Thailand (VPAT) and Thai Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology Practitioners (TSVOP). Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2014. Electroretinography, visual optics & refraction. The 11th Basic Science Course of the ACVO. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.
  • 2014. Retinal diseases. 4th annual meeting of the Asian Society and Asian College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (AiSVO & AiCVO). Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2014. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. The 37th WSAVA Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • 2014. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Southern European Veterinary Conference (SEVC). Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2015. Ophthalmic diseases. The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC). Orlando, Florida. (Note: This is the biggest annual veterinary meeting in the world.)
  • 2015. Ophthalmic Imaging and ERG in Animals: Investigating Retinal Structure and Function Lecture & Wet Lab. An Ocuscience course & wetlab. Las Vegas, NV.
  • 2015. Retinal Electrophysiology. The 2015 Continuing Education Course in Veterinary Ophthalmology for Spanish Practitioners. Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2015. Companion animal ophthalmology. The 36th annual Brazilian Congress of the ANCLIVEPA (BCA). Porto Seguro, Brazil.
  • 2015. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Continuing Education Course of the Institute of Veterinary Medicine Specialties (INVEM). Lima, Peru.
  • 2015. Visual optics. The 2015 annual meeting of the Czech Small Animal Veterinary Association (CSAVA). Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
  • 2015. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Southern European Veterinary Conference (SEVC). Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2016. Companion animal ophthalmology – corneal diseases, eyelid surgery. The 19th International Scientific and Practical Veterinary Conference IVC. Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 2016. Companion animal ophthalmology. Eastern European Veterinary Conference (EEVC). Belgrade, Serbia.
  • 2016. Retinal electrophysiology. Southern European Veterinary Conference (SEVC). Granada, Spain.
  • 2016. Visual optics. Annual meeting of the Swedish Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology. Sigtuna, Sweden.
  • 2016. Ophthalmic Imaging and ERG in Animals: Investigating Retinal Structure and Function Lecture & Wet Lab. An Ocuscience course & wetlab. Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • 2016. Electroretinography, visual optics & refraction. The 12th Basic Science Course of the ACVO. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.
  • 2016. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Continuing Education Course, University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Kosice, Slovakia.
  • 2017. Ophthalmic Imaging and ERG in Animals: Investigating Retinal Structure and Function Lecture & Wet Lab. An Ocuscience course & wetlab. Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • 2017. Retinal diseases. Annual meeting of the Italian Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (SOVI), Cremona, Italy.
  • 2017. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Continuing Education Course (Veterinary Orthopedics Foundation), Goa, India.
  • 2017. Retinal diseases. Annual meeting of the Ophthalmology Chapter, Portuguese Companion Animal Veterinary Association (APMVEAC), Estoril, Portugal.
  • 2017. Retinal Electrophysiology. The 2017 Retinal Diseases Graduate Course. Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2017. Gene therapy in a sheep model of day blindness. Paving the way for the treatment of achromatopsia patients. Departmental seminar. Biotherapeutics Department, Institut de la Vision, INSERM, Paris, France.
  • 2017. Gene therapy in a sheep model of day blindness. Paving the way for the treatment of achromatopsia patients. Departmental seminar. Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • 2017. Why cats go blind? Intraocular diseases in cats. FujiFilm Lecture. Shikoku, Osaka, Tokyo, Sendai and Nagoya, Japan.
  • 2017. New Research Frontiers. Treating Blind Patients. FujiFilm Lecture in Rakuno Gakuenn University and in Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan.
  • 2017. Companion animal ophthalmology - eyelid surgery; lacrimal system; feline uveitis; conjunctivitis. Western Veterinary Conference (WVC). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • 2017. Companion animal ophthalmology. 32nd annual meeting of the Association of Austrian Small Animals Practitioners (VÖK). Salzburg, Austria.
  • 2018. Companion animal ophthalmology – cataract referral; blindness in dogs; feline conjunctivitis; feline uveitis; vision in animal. Western Veterinary Conference (WVC). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • 2018. Conjunctivitis, the bulging eye. The 24th annual meeting of the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA). Tallinn, Estonia.
  • 2018. Companion animal ophthalmology – conjunctivitis; the bulging eye. 13th annual meeting of the Turkish Small Animal Veterinary Association (TSAVA). Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 2018. Ophthalmic Imaging and ERG in Animals: Investigating Retinal Structure and Function Lecture & Wet Lab. An Ocuscience course & wetlab. Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • 2018. Electroretinography and visual optics. The 13th Basic Science Course of the ACVO. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.
  • 2018. Feline Ophthalmology. Canine Ophthalmology. Continuing Education Courses (Chinese School of Advanced Veterinary Studies, CSAVS www.csavs.com.cn), Nanjing, China.
  • 2018. Companion Animal Ophthalmology. Continuing Education Course (Veterinary Orthopedics Foundation), Pune, India.
  • 2018. Canine Ophthalmology. Continuing Education Courses. Chinese School of Advanced Veterinary Studies, CSAVS, Nanjing, China.
  • 2019. Visual optics. Annual meeting of the Danish Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology. Billund, Denmark.
  • 2019. Vision and blindness. Annual meeting of the Nordic Eye Panels. Naantali, Finland.

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Selected Publications

A. Textbooks co-authored

  1. Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R. Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 4th edition. Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, 2008 (478 pages; ISBN 0721605613).
    • Spanish translation: Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R. Slatter, Fundamentos de Oftalmología Veterinaria, 4th edition. Elsevier, St. Louis, 2009 (504 pages; ISBN13: 978848086393-3).
    • Polish translation: Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R. Okulistyka Weterynaryjna Slattera.Elsevier, Wroclaw (Poland), 2009 (522 pages; ISBN 978-83-7609-144-0)
  2. Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R. Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th edition. Elsevier, St. Louis, 2013 (506 pages; ISBN 10-1437723675).
    • Translated into Korean and French:
      French translation won the Victor Robin Prize of the French Academy of Veterinary Sciences, awarded to a book in clinical sciences
  3. Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R. Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 6th edition. Elsevier, St. Louis, 2018 (584 pages; ISBN 9780323443371).

B. Chapters in Collections

  1. Gum GG, Gelatt KN, Ofri R. Ophthalmic Biochemistry & Physiology (Chapter 3) in Veterinary Ophthalmology, 3rd edition. Edited by Gelatt KN. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1999, pp. 151-181.
  2. Ofri R. Optics & Physiology of Vision (Chapter 4) in Veterinary Ophthalmology, 3rd edition. Edited by Gelatt KN. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1999, pp. 183-216.
  3. Ofri R. Optics & Physiology of Vision (Chapter 4) in Veterinary Ophthalmology, 4th edition. Edited by Gelatt KN. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, 2007, pp. 183-219.
  4. Shamir MH, Ofri R. Comparative Neuro-ophthalmology (Chapter 29) in Veterinary Ophthalmology, 4th edition. Edited by Gelatt KN. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, 2007, pp. 1406-1469.
  5. Shamir MH, Ofri R. Comparative Neuro-ophthalmology (Chapter 15) in Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2th edition. Edited by Gelatt KN. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, 2007, pp. 445-62.
  6. Ofri R. Optics & Physiology of Vision (Chapter 4) in Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th edition. Edited by Gelatt KN, Gilger BC, Kern TJ. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, Iowa, 2013, pp. 208-270.
  7. Ofri R. Optics & Physiology of Vision (Chapter 4) in Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 3rd edition. Edited by Gelatt KN, John Wiley & Sons, Ames, Iowa, 2014, pp. 55-65.

C. Peer-reviewed Articles

  1. Ofri R, Dawson WW, Foli K and Gelatt KN. (1993). Chronic ocular hypertension alters local retinal responsiveness. Br. J. Ophthalmol. 77:502-8. (Note: article is featured in the editorial review of that issue).
  2. Ofri R, Dawson WW, Foli K and Gelatt KN. (1993). Primary open angle glaucoma alters retinal recovery from a thiobarbiturate: spatial frequency dependence. Exp. Eye Res. 56:481-8.
  3. Ofri R, Dawson WW and Gelatt KN. (1993). Visual resolution in normal and glaucomatous dogs determined by pattern electroretinogram. Prog. Vet. Comp. Ophthalmol. 3:111-6. (Note: article is featured on the cover of that issue).
  4. Ofri R, Samuelson DA, Strubbe DT, Dawson WW, Brooks DE and Gelatt KN. (1994). Altered retinal recovery and optic nerve fiber loss in primary open angle glaucoma in the Beagle. Exp. Eye Res. 58:245-8.
  5. Ofri R, Dawson WW and Samuelson DA. (1994). The cortical area of central vision in two dog breeds. Vet. Comp. Ophthalmol. 4:172-8.
  6. Whittaker CJG, Ofri R, Heaton-Jones T, Kubilis PS, Tu H, Brooks DE, Mackay EO and Dawson WW. (1996). Electroretinography in the American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Anim. Eye Res. 15:103-13.
  7. Ofri R, Horowitz IH, Jacobson S and Kass PH. (1997). Tear production in lions (Panthera leo): The effect of two anesthetic protocols. Vet. Comp. Ophthalmol. 7:173-5. (Note: article is featured on the cover of that issue).
  8. Ofri R, Horowitz IH and Kass PH. (1998). Tonometry in three herbivorous wildlife species. Vet. Ophthalmol. 1:21-4.
  9. Ofri R, Horowitz IH, Jacobson S and Kass PH. (1998). The effects of anesthesia and gender on intraocular pressure in lions (Panthera leo). J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 29:307-10.
  10. Ofri R, Horowitz IH and Kass PH. (1999). Tear production in three captive wild herbivores in Israel. J. Wildl. Dis. 35:134-6.
  11. Ofri R, Shore LS, Kass PH and Horowitz IH. (1999). The effect of elevated progesterone levels on intraocular pressure in lions (Panthera leo). Res. Vet. Sci. 67:121-3. (Note: paper cited in “Editor’s Selection” of notable glaucoma papers published in 1999. Greve EL, International Glaucoma Review-Newsletter of International Glaucoma Societies, 2000;2:21.)
  12. Ofri R, Horowitz IH and Kass PH. (2000). How low can we get? Tonometry in the Thomson Gazelle (Gazella Thomsoni). J. Glaucoma 9:187-9.
  13. Ofri R, Raz D, Kass PH, Lambrou GN and Percicot CL. (2000). The effect of 0.12% unoprostone isopropyl (Rescula) on intraocular pressure in normotensive dogs. J Vet Med Sci 62:1313-5.
  14. Borenshtein D, Ofri R, Verman M, Stark A, Tritschler HJ, Moeller W and Madar Z. (2001). Cataract development in diabetic sand rats treated with α-lipoic acid and its γ-linolenic acid conjugate. Diabetes-Metab. Res. 17:44-50.
  15. Ofri R, Horowitz IH, Levison M and Kass PH. (2001). Intraocular pressure and tear production in captive eland and fallow deer. J. Wildl. Dis. 37:387-390.
  16. Ofri R, Millodot S, Shimoni R, Horowitz IH, Ashash E and Millodot M. (2001). The development of the refractive state in the young ostrich chick (Struthio camelus). Am. J. Vet. Res. 62:812-5.
  17. Ofri R, Shub N, Galin Z, Shemesh M and Shore L. (2002). Changes in intraocular pressure during the reproductive cycle of the cat. Am. J. Vet. Res. 63:159-62.
  18. Raz D, Seeliger MW, Geva A, Percicot CL, Lambrou GN and Ofri R. (2002). The effect of contrast and luminance on mfERG responses in a monkey model of glaucoma. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 43:2027-35.
  19. Epstein A, White R, Horowitz IH, Kass PH and Ofri R. (2002). Physiological effects of propofol as an induction agent in adult lions: a comparison with 2 established protocols. Res. Vet. Sci. 72:137-40.
  20. Ofri R, Horowitz IH, Raz D, Shvartsman E and Kass PH. (2002). Intraocular pressure and tear production in five herbivorous wildlife species. Vet. Record 151:265-8.
  21. Raz D, Perlman I, Percicot CL, Lambrou GN and Ofri R. (2003). Functional damage to inner and outer retinal cells in experimental glaucoma. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 44:3675-84.
  22. Ofri R, Millodot S, Tadmor Y, Matalon E, Kass PH, Horowitz IH and Millodot M. (2004). The development of the refractive state in the newborn Thomson gazelle. J. Comp. Physiol. A 190:831-5.
  23. Ben-Shlomo G, Bakalash S, Lambrou GN, Latour E, Dawson WW, Schwartz M and Ofri R. (2005). Pattern electroretinography in a rat model of ocular hypertension: Functional evidence for early detection of inner retinal damage. Exp. Eye Res. 81:340-9.
  24. Bakalash S, Ben-Shlomo G, Aloni E, Shaked I, Wheeler L, Ofri R and Schwartz M. (2005). T cell-based vaccination for morphological and functional neuroprotection in a rat model of chronically elevated intraocular pressure. J. Mol. Med. 83:904-16.
  25. Ben-Shlomo G and Ofri R. (2006). Development of inner retinal function, evidenced by the pattern electroretinogram, in the rat. Exp. Eye Res. 83:417-23.
  26. Ben-Shlomo G, Belokopytov M, Rosner M, Dubinsky G, Belkin M, Epstein Y and Ofri R. (2006). Functional deficits resulting from laser-induced damage in the rat retina. Lasers Surg. Med. 38:689-94.
  27. Ofri R, Orgad K and Dickstein S. (2007). Canine meibometry: Establishing baseline values for meibomian gland secretions in dogs. Vet. J. 174;536-40.
  28. Komnenou AA, Mylonakis ME, Kouti V, Tendoma L, Leontides L, Skountzou E, Dessiris A, Koutinas A and Ofri R. (2007). Ocular manifestations of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (Ehrlichia canis): a retrospective study of 90 natural cases. Vet. Ophthalmol. 10:137-42.
  29. Bandah D, Swissa T, Ben-Shlomo G, Banin E, Ofri R and Sharon D. (2007). A complex expression pattern of PAX6 in the pigeon retina. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48:2503-9.
  30. Ben-Shlomo G, Bach M and Ofri R. (2007). Temporal and spatial frequencies interact in the contrast transfer of the pattern electroretinogram. Vision Res. 47:1992-9.
  31. Belokopytov M, Ben-Shlomo G, Rosner M, Belkin M, Dubinsky G, Epstein Y and Ofri R. (2008). Functional efficacy of glatiramer acetate treatment for laser-induced retinal damage in rats. Lasers Surg. Med. 40:196-201.
  32. Ben-Shlomo G, Ofri R, Bandah D, Rosner M and Sharon D. (2008). Microarray-based gene expression analysis during retinal maturation of albino rats. Graef. Arch. Clin. Exp. Ophthalmol. 246:693-702
  33. Ofri R, Steinmetz A, Thielebein J, Horowitz IH, Oechtering G and Kass PH. (2008). Factors affecting intraocular pressure in lions. Vet. J. 177:124-129.
  34. Ofri R, Lambrou GN, Allgoewer I, Graenitz U, Pena TM, Spiess BM and Latour E. (2009). Clinical evaluation of pimecrolimus eye drops for treatment of canine keratoconjunctivitis sicca: A comparison with cyclosporine A. Vet. J. 179:70-77.
  35. Shelah-Goraly M, Aroch I, Bruchim Y, Ofri R. (2009). A prospective study of the association of anemia and thrombocytopenia with ocular lesions in dogs. Vet. J. 182:187-192. (Note: paper is the subject of a subsequent guest editorial: Williams DL. Ocular pathology and the link with systemic disease. Vet J 2010;183:11)
  36. Sandalon S, Ofri R. (2009). The effect of topical anesthesia on the rat electroretinogram. Doc. Ophthalmol. 18:101-108.
  37. Shamir MH*, Ofri R*, Bor A, Brener O, Reicher S, Obolensky A, Averbukh E, Banin E, Gootwine E. (2010). A novel day blindness in sheep: epidemiological, behavioural, electrophysiological and histopathological studies. Vet. J. 185:130-137.
    *Equal contribution by both authors
  38. Kroeber M, Davis N, Holzmann S, Kritzenberger M, Shelah-Goraly M, Ofri R, Ashery-Padan R, Tamm ER. (2010). Reduced expression of Pax6 in lens and cornea of mutant mice leads to failure of chamber angle development and juvenile glaucoma. Hum Mol Genet. 19:3332-3342
  39. Ofri R, Hollingsworth S, Groth A, Motta M, Doval J, Kass PH, Murphy CJ. The effect of optical defocus on performance of field trial retrievers. (2012). Am J Vet Res. 73:546-550
  40. Sandalon S, Ofri R. (2012). Age-related changes in the pattern electroretinogram of normal and glatiramer acetate immunized rats. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53:6532-6540.
  41. Finno CJ, Aleman M, Ofri R., Hollingsworth SR, Madigan JE (2012). Electrophysiological studies in American Quarter horses with neuroaxonal dystrophy. Vet Ophthalmol 15 (Suppl 2):3-7.
  42. Groth AD, Hollingsworth SR, Ofri R., Kass PH, Reed Z, Murphy CJ. (2013). Clinical comparison of the Welch Allyn SureSightTM handheld autorefractor versus streak retinoscopy in dogs. Vet Ophthalmol. 16(5):319-323
  43. Komnenou AT, Thomas ALN, Danika SE, Skartsi T, Vasilakis DP, Cárcamo B, Ofri R. (2013). Estimation of normal tear production in free-living Eurasian black vultures (Aegypius monachus) and griffon vultures (Gyps fulvus) in Dadia National Park, Greece. J Zoo Wildl Med 44(2): 315-323.
  44. Freeman KS, Good KL, Kass PH, Park SA, Nestorowicz N, Ofri R. (2013). Assessing the effects of chemical restraint on the canine electroretinogram: sequential recordings in awake, sedated, and anesthetized dogs. Am J Vet Res 74: 1036-42.
  45. Ekesten B, Komáromy AM, Ofri R., Petersen-Jones SM, Narfström K. (2013). Guidelines for clinical electroretinography in the dog – 2012 update. Doc Ophthalmol 127:79–87.
  46. Antes R, Ezra-Elia R, Weinberger D, Solomon, A, Ofri R., Michaelson DM. (2013). ApoE4 induces synaptic and ERG impairments in the retina of young targeted replacement apoE4 mice. PLoS One 8(5):e64949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064949
  47. Sandalon S, Könnecke B. Levkovitch-Verbin H, Simons M, Hein K, Sättler MB, Bähr M, Ofri R. (2013). Functional and structural evaluation of lamotrigine treatment in rat models of acute and chronic ocular hypertension. Exp Eye Res 115: 47-56.
  48. Beckwith-Cohen B, Elad D, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. (2014). Disparities in tear pH: direct comparison in three species using a pH microelectrode. Am J Vet Res 75:494–499
  49. Ezra-Elia R, Banin E, Hen Honig, Rosov A, Obolensky A, Averbukh E, Hauswirth WW, Gootwine E, Ofri R. (2014). Flicker cone function in normal and day blind sheep. A large animal model for human achromatopsia caused by CNGA3 mutation. Doc Ophthalmol 129: 141-150.
  50. Beckwith-Cohen B, Horowitz I, Bdolah-Abram T, Lublin A, Ofri R. (2015) Differences in ocular parameters between diurnal and nocturnal raptors. Vet Ophthalmol 18(S1): 98-105
  51. Oriá AP, Gomes Jr. DC, Oliveira AVD, Curvelo VP, Estrela-Lima A, Pinna MH, Meneses IDS, Filho EFM, Ofri R. (2015). Selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests, bony orbit anatomy and ocular histology in samabr deer (Rusa unicolor). Vet Ophthalmol 18(S1): 125-131.
  52. Oriá A, Silva RM, Pinna M, Oliveira AV, Ferreira PR, Martins FE, Meneses ID, Requião K, Ofri R. (2015). Ophthalmic diagnostic tests in captive red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis carbonaria) in Salvador, northeast Brazil. Vet Ophthalmol 18(S1): 46-52.
  53. Oriá AP, Oliveira AV, Pinna MH, Martins Filho EF, Estrela-Lima A, Peixoto TC, da Silva RM, Santana FO, Meneses ID, Requião KG, Ofri R. (2015). Ophthalmic diagnostic tests, orbital anatomy and adnexal histology of the broad-snouted caiman (Caiman latirostris). Vet Ophthalmol 18(S1): 30-39.
  54. Oriá AP, de Souza MAR, Neto FAD, Gomes Jr., DC, Estrela-Lima A, Muramoto C, Neto JMC, Ofri R. (2015). Polymethylmethacrylate orbital implants with interconnecting channels. A retrospective study following enucleation in dogs and cats. Vet Ophthalmol.
  55. Hatzav M, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. (2016). Interaction with therapeutic soft contact lenses affects the intraocular efficacy of tropicamide and latanoprost in dogs. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 39:138-43.
  56. Good KL, Komáromy AM, Kass PH, Ofri R. (2016). Novel retinopathy in related Gordon setters – a clinical, behavioral, electrophysiological, and genetic investigation. Vet Ophthalmol 19:398-408.
  57. Kahane N, Raskansky H, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. (2016). The effects of topical parasympatholytic drugs on pupil diameter and intraocular pressure in healthy dogs treated with 0.005% latanoprost. Vet Ophthalmol 19:464-72.
  58. Kahane N, Bdolah-Abram T, Raskansky H, Ofri R. (2016). The effects of 1% prednisolone acetate on pupil diameter and intraocular pressure in healthy dogs treated with 0.005% latanoprost. Vet Ophthalmol 19:473-9.
  59. Monção-Silva RM, Ofri R., Raposo ACS, Araújo NLLC, Torezani JC, Muramoto C, Oriá AP. (2016). Ophthalmic diagnostic tests in parrots (Amazona amazonica and Amazona aestiva). J Exot Pet Med 25:186-93.
  60. Monção-Silva RM, Ofri R., Raposo ACS, Libório FA, Estrela-Lima A, Oriá AP. (2016). Ophthalmic parameters of blue-and-yellow macaws (Ara ararauna) and Lear’s macaws (Anodorhynchus leari). Avian Biol Res 9:240-9.
  61. Doering CJ, Feldman E, Bdolah-Abram, Merideth RE, Ofri R. (2016). Mathematical discrepancies of the Tono-Pen® applanation tonometer. J Glaucoma 26(2):e30-e36.
  62. Ofri R. (2017). Questionable conclusions reached in Tono-Pen IOP paper. Authors’ reply. J Glaucoma 26(4):e165-e166
  63. Menuchin-Lasowski Y, Oren-Giladi P, Xie Q, Ezra-Elia R, Ofri R., Peled-Hajaj S, Farhy C, Higashi Y, van de Putte T, Kondoh H, Huylebroeck D, Cvekl A, Ashery-Padan R. (2016). Sip1/Zeb2 regulates the generation of the inner nuclear layer retinal cell lineages in mammals. Development 143:2829-41
  64. Ezra-Elia R, da Silva GA, Zanoni DS, Laufer-Amorim R, do Amaral AVC, Laus JL, Ofri R. (2017) Functional and structural evaluation of sildenafil in a rat model of acute retinal ischemia/reperfusion injury. Curr Eye Res 42:3, 452-461.
  65. Ofri R., Bdolah-Abram T, Yair N. (2017). Factors affecting peer-reviewed publication of abstracts presented at meetings of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (2008 - 2012). Vet Ophthalmol 20(6):533-538.
  66. Gootwine E, Abu-Siam M, Obolensky A, Rosov A, Honig H, Nitzan T, Shirak A, Ezra-Elia R, Yamin E, Banin E, Averbukh E, Hauswirth WW, Ofri R., Seroussi E. (2017). Gene augmentation therapy for a missense substitution in the cGMP-binding domain of ovine CNGA3 gene restores vision in day-blind sheep. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 58(3):1577-1584.
  67. Barliya T*, Ofri R.*, Sandalon S, Weinberger D, Livnat T. (2017). Changes in retinal function and cellular remodeling following experimental retinal detachment in a rabbit model. J Ophthalmol 2017:4046597. doi: 10.1155/2017/4046597 * Equal contribution by both authors
  68. Zanoni DS, da Silva GA, Ezra-Elia R, Carvalho M, Quitzan JG, Ofri R., Laus JL, Laufer-Amorim R. (2017). Histological, morphometric, protein and gene expression analyses of rat retinas with ischemia-reperfusion injury model treated with sildenafil citrate. Int J Exp Pathol 98:147-157.
  69. Gootwine E*, Ofri R.*, Banin E*, Obolensky A, Averbukh E, Ezra-Elia R, Ross M, Honig H, Rosov A, Yamin E, Ye G*, Knop DR, Robinson PM, Chulay JD, Shearman MS. (2017). Safety and efficacy evaluation of rAAV2tYF-PR1.7-hCNGA3 vector delivered by subretinal injection in CNGA3 mutant achromatopsia sheep. Hum Gene Ther Clin Dev 28(2): 96-107. * Equal contribution by authors
  70. Hoffman A, Sisler S, Pappania M, Hsu K, Ross M, Ofri R. (2018). Electroretinography is a prognostic indicator for post-operative vision in dogs undergoing retinal reattachment surgery. Vet Ophthalmol 21(3):273-280.
  71. Ezra-Elia R, Avni-Magen N, Berkowitz A, Ofri R. (2018). The retina of the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu): structure and function. Vet Ophthalmol 21(6): 577-585. Barliya T, Sandalon S, Ofri R., Livnat T, Weinberger D. (2018). Transcleral approach for closing retinal tears using DuraSeal™ hydrogel sealant. Indian J Ophthalmol 66(2):238-243.
  72. Ross M, Honig H, Ezra-Elia R, Banin E, Obolensky A, Averbukh E, Rosov A, Gootwine E, Ofri R. (2018). Consecutive unilateral recording of the two eyes affects dark-adapted ERG responses, when compared to simultaneous bilateral recording. Doc Ophthalmol 137:183-192.
  73. Ofri R., Averbukh E, Ezra-Elia R, Ross M, Honig H, Obolensky A, Rosov A, Hauswirth WW, Gootwine E, Banin E. (2018). Six years and counting: Restoration of photopic retinal function and visual behavior following gene augmentation therapy in a sheep model of CNGA3 achromatopsia. Hum Gene Ther in press. (NOTE – The paper is featured on the cover of the December 2018 issue of the journal)
  74. Ezra-Elia R, Obolensky A, Ejzenberg A, Ross M, Mintz D, Banin E, Ofri R. (2018). Can an in vivo imaging system be used to determine localization and biodistribution of AAV5-mediated gene expression following subretinal and intravitreal delivery in mice? Exp Eye Res 176:227-234.
  75. Bentley E, Koester M, Bdolah-Abram T, Yair N, Ofri R. (2018). Factors affecting publication in peer reviewed journals of abstracts presented from 2008-2012 ACVO meetings. Vet Ophthalmol in press
  76. Sandalon S, Boykova A, Obolensky A, Ross M, Banin E, Ofri R. (2018). Contrary to popular belief, chinchillas do not have a pure rod retina. Vet Ophthalmol in press
  77. Shilo-Benjamini Y, Slav SA, Kahane N, Kushnir Y, Sarfaty H, Ofri R. (2018). Evaluation of topical ropivacaine delivered via absorbable gelatin sponge for postoperative analgesia following enucleation in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc in press

II. Clinical Case Reports

  1. Ofri R, Horowitz I. (1995). Spontaneous cataract resorption in an ostrich. Vet Rec. 136: 276.
  2. Ofri R, Barishak RY, Eshkar G, Aizenberg I. (1996). Feline central retinal degeneration in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 27:101-8.
  3. Aroch I, Ofri R, Aizenberg I. (1996). Haematologic, ocular and skeletal abnormalities in a family of samoyeds. J. Small Anim. Pract. 37:333-339.
  4. Ofri R, Nyska A, Linke RP, Shtrasburg S, Livneh A, Gal R. (1997). Systemic amyloidosis in a cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). Amyloid 4:98-103.
  5. Brenner J, Bargai U, Ofri R, David D, Bernstein M, Israeli BA, Schlosberg A. (1998). Limb and brisket edema in cattle associated with vitamin A deficiency. Isr J Vet Med 53: 78-79.
  6. Shamir MH, Horowitz IH, Yakobson B, Ofri R (1998). Arnold-Chiari malformation in a captive African lion cub. J. Wildl. Dis. 34:661-6.
  7. Harrus S, Ofri R, Aizenberg I, Waner T. (1998). Acute blindness associated with monoclonal gammopathy induced by Ehrlichia canis infection. Vet. Parasit. 78:155-60.
  8. Steinmetz A, Eulenberger K, Thielebein J, Buschatz S, Bernhard A, Wilsdorf A,Ofri R (2006). Lens-anomalies and other ophthalmic findings in a group of closely-related Angola-lions (Panthera leo bleyenberghi). Zoo Biology 25:433-9.
  9. Shelah M, Weinberger D, Ofri R(2007). Acute blindness in a dog caused by an explosive blast. Vet. Ophthalmol. 10:196-8.
  10. Finno CJ, Higgins RJ, Aleman M, Ofri R, Hollingsworth SR, Bannasch DL, Reilly CM, Madigan JE. (2011). Equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy in Lusitano horses. J Vet Intern Med 25:1439-46.
  11. Balicki I, Nestorowicz N, Ofri R (2013). Funduscopic abnormalities and electroretinography in cases of retinopathy in German shepherd dogs. Vet Ophthalmol 16:397-408.
    Note: Article is featured on the journal cover
  12. 12. Tirosh-Levy S, Ofri R (2013). Corneal edema in a Tennessee walking horse. VetLearn Compendium of Continuing Education for Veterinarians. 35(2): 11-12. Case report.
  13. Kahane N, Ofri R, Prager O, Louka M, Aroch I. (2014). Apocrine hidrocystoma in four Persian cats. Is J Vet Med 69(1):28-34
  14. Horowitz IH, Dubielzig RD, Anug A, Lucio-Forster A, Bowman DD, Rosenzweig AB, Frenkel S, Ofri R. (2015). Conjunctival habronemiasis in a square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). Vet Ophthalmol in press
  15. Shilo-Benjamini Y, Kahane N, Ofri R. (2016). Pain management with peribulbar anesthesia versus retrobulbar anesthesia in a cat undergoing bilateral enucleation. Is J Vet Med 71(4);37-40.
  16. Shnaiderman-Torban A, Tatz JA, Oreff G, Brenner O, Dahan R, Ofri R, Kelmer G. (2017). Mast cell tumor in the third eyelid of a mare. Eq Vet Ed 29:659-663
  17. Aroch I, Ofri R, Baneth G. (2017). Case report: concurrent epistaxis, retinal bleeding and hypercoagulability in dog with visceral leishmaniosis. Is J Vet Med 74(2); 39-48.

D. Papers Presented in International Scientific Research Conferences (last 10 years)

  1. 2008. Ofri R, Sandalon S. Does topical anesthesia affect the electroretinogram in rats? Annual ESVO & ECVO meeting, Versailles, France. Lecture.
  2. 2008. Ofri R, Aroch I, Kass PH, Bruchim Y, Shelah-Goraly M. A prospective study of the association of anemia and thrombocytopenia with ocular lesions in dogs. Annual ACVO meeting, Boston, MA. Lecture.
  3. 2008. Avni-Magen N, Kaufman E, Mildenberg, Z, Ofri R. Periodic recurrent keratitis in Asian elephants. International Elephant Conservation and Research Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand. Lecture.
  4. 2009. Banin E, Reicher S, Seroussi E, Ofri R, Shamir MH, Obolensky A, Brenner O, Averbukh E, Gootwine E. Cone Dysfunction and Congenital Day Blindness in Awassi Sheep Is Caused by a Mutation in the CNGA3 Gene. Annual ARVO meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA. Poster.
  5. 2009. Ofri R, Shamir MH, Banin E, Reicher S, Gootwine E. Congenital day blindness in sheep. Behavioral, electrophysiological, anatomical and genetic investigation of a new disease. Annual ESVO & ECVO meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark. Lecture.
  6. 2009. Shelah-Goraly M, Aroch I, Bruchim Y, Ofri R Ocular findings in 14 cats with anemia and/or thrombocytopenia. Preliminary findings of a prospective study. Annual ESVO & ECVO meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark. Lecture.
  7. 2009. Reicher S, Seroussi E, Shamir M, Ofri R, Bor A, Gootwine E. A mutation in the cone photoreceptor cGMP-gated channel α-subunit (CNGA3) gene is associated with cone dysfunction and congenital day blindness in Awassi sheep. Annual meeting of the European Association for Animal Production (EAAP), Barcelona, Spain. Poster. (Note: Abstract won the award for Best Meeting Poster (out of 750 presentations)
  8. 2010. Murphy CJ, Hollingsworth S, Groth A, Motta M, Doval J, Kass PH, Ofri R. The effect of optical defocus on performance of field trial retrievers. Annual ACVO meeting, San Diego, CA. Lecture.
  9. 2010. Ofri R, Komáromy AM, Nestorowicz N, Good K. An unusual presentation of dayblindness in related Gordon setters. Annual ACVO meeting, San Diego, CA. Lecture.
  10. 2011. Ofri R, R Ckalifa, Bdolah-Abram T, Shore LS. The effect of neutering on tear production in dogs. Annual ECVO meeting. Berlin, Germany. Lecture.
  11. 2011. Sandalon S, Bar V, Peles E, Ofri R. The functional role of contactin associated protein in the mouse retina. Annual meeting of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV). Quebec City, Canada. Lecture.
  12. 2011. Assessing the effects of chemical restraint on the canine electroretinogram: sequential recordings in alert, sedated and anesthetized dogs. Freeman KS, Kass PH, Park SA, Nestorowicz N, Good KL, Ofri R. Annual ACVO meeting, Hilton Head, SC. Lecture.
  13. 2012. Ofri R, Banin E, Averbukh E, Ezra-Elia R, Honig H, Obolensky A, Rosov A, Hauswirth WW, Elisha Gootwine. Recovery of visual function following gene therapy in a sheep animal model of achromatopsia. Annual ECVO meeting. Trieste, Italy. Lecture.
  14. 2012. Beckwith-Cohen B, Horowitz IH, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. Variances in ocular parameters of diurnal and nocturnal raptors. Annual ECVO meeting. Trieste, Italy. Lecture.
  15. 2013. Averbukh E,Ofri R, Gootwine E, Ezra-Elia R, Honig H, Rosov A, Yamin E, Obolensky A, Hauswirth WW, Banin E. Recovery of visual function following gene therapy in a large animal model of CNGA3 achromatopsia. Annual ARVO meeting, Seattle, WA, USA. Poster.
  16. 2013. Ashery-Padan R, Oren-Gilady P, Menuchin Y, Ezra-Elia R, Ofri R, Xie Q, Cvekl A. Roles of the transcription factor Sip1 in the development of the retina and lens in mammals. Annual ARVO meeting, Seattle, WA, USA. Lecture.
  17. 2013. Boykova A, Sandalon S, Obolensky A, Banin E, Ofri R. Retinal function and structure in the chinchilla. Annual ECVO meeting, Barcelona, Spain. Lecture..
  18. 2013. Ofri R, Feldman E, Bdolah-Abram T. Discrepancies in mathematical calculations performed by the Tonopen-XL. Annual ECVO meeting, Barcelona, Spain. Lecture..
  19. 2013. Premont JE, Ofri R, Bdolah-Abram T, Grauwels M. Retinal function in horses with traumatic panuveitis and equine recurrent uveitis. Annual ECVO meeting, Barcelona, Spain. Poster..
  20. 2013. Gootwine E, Ofri R, Averbukh E, Honig H, Rosov A, Ezra-Elia R, Obolensky A, Yamin E, Hauswirth WW, Banin E. From animal breeding to bio-medical research: Day-blind sheep as an animal model where vision function has been gained following gene therapy. Joint annual meeting of The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) & The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), Indianapolis, IN, USA. Poster.. (Note: Abstract was among 30 papers (out of 2200 meeting abstracts) to be selected as ASAS President's Pick)
  21. 2013. Menuchin Y, Oren-Giladi P, Xie Q, Ezra-Elia, R, Ofri R, Cvekl A, Ashery-Padan R. Investigating the roles of Sip1 in mammalian retinogenesis. ARVO ISOCB/Ocular Cell Biology Conference. Oxford, United Kingdom. Poster..
  22. 2013. Beckwith BC, Elad D, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. Baseline tear pH measured in dogs, horses and dairy cows. Annual ACVO meeting, Puerto Rico. Poster..
  23. 2014. Banin E, Obolensky A, Ejzenberg A, Zelinger L, Ezra-Elia R, Rosov A, Averbukh E, Gootwine E, Ofri R, Hauswirth WW. Gene therapy in a sheep model of CNGA3 achromatopsia. Annual ARVO meeting, Orlando, FL, USA. Lecture..
  24. 2014. Hatzav M, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. The effect of therapeutic soft contact lenses on the efficacy of tropicamide and latanaprost. Annual ECVO meeting, London, United Kingdom. Lecture..
  25. 2014. Doering C, Feldman E, Bdolah-Abram T, Merideth RE, Ofri R. Mathematical inaccuracies of the Tonopen-XL. Annual ACVO meeting. Fort Worth, TX. Poster..
  26. 2014. Ofri R, da Silva GA, Zanoni DS, Ezra-Elia R, Laufer-Amorim R, Laus JL. Retinal histopathology and morphometry in rats with induced ocular hypertension treated with sildenafil citrate. Annual ACVO meeting. Fort Worth, TX. Poster..
  27. 2015. Barliya T, Ofri R, Sandalon S, Livnat T, Weinberger D. Changes in retinal function and cellular remodeling following experimental retinal detachment in rabbits. Annual ARVO meeting, Denver, CO, USA. Poster..
  28. 2015. Ezra-Elia R, da Silva G, Zanoni D, Laufer-Amorim R, Laus J, Ofri R. Sildenafil does not prevent retinal damage in a rat model of acute ocular hypertension. Annual ARVO meeting, Denver, CO, USA. Poster..
  29. 2015. Lyons LA, Reilly CM, Ofri R, Maggs DJ, Gandolfi B, Alhaddad H, Grahn RA. Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis and Retinitis Pigmentosa mutations in the domestic cat. Annual ARVO meeting, Denver, CO, USA. Poster..
  30. 2015. Kahane N, Bdolah-Abram T, Raskansky H, Ofri R. The effects of 1% prednisolone acetate on pupil diameter and IOP in normal dogs treated with 0.005% latanoprost. Annual ECVO meeting, Helsinki, Finland. Poster..
  31. 2015. Kahane N, Bdolah-Abram T, Raskansky H, Ofri R. The effects of topical parasympatholytic drugs on pupil diameter and IOP in normal dogs treated with 0.005% latanoprost. Annual ECVO meeting, Helsinki, Finland. Lecture..
  32. 2016. Yair N, Bdolah-Abram T, Ofri R. Factors affecting publication of abstracts presented in 2008-2012 ECVO meetings in peer-reviewed journals. Annual ECVO meeting, Budapest, Hungary. Lecture.
  33. 2016. Gootwine E, Ofri R, Banin E, Abu-Siam M, Obolensky A, Rosov A, Honig H, Nizan T, Yamin E, Averbukh E, Ezra-Elia R, Hauswirth WW, Seroussi E. Gene augmentation therapy of day blindness in sheep caused by a novel missense CNGA3 mutation. Annual ACVO meeting, Monterey, CA, USA. Lecture.
  34. 2016. Hoffman A, Sisler S, Pappania M, Hsu K, Ofri R. Electroretinography is a prognostic indicator for return of vision in dogs undergoing retinal reattachment surgery. Annual ACVO meeting, Monterey, CA, USA. Lecture.
  35. 2016. Avni-Magen N, Kahila Bar-Gal G, Ofri, R. Recurrent keratitis in captive Asian elephants. The 15th International Elephant & Rhino Conservation and Research Symposium, Singapore. Lecture.
  36. 2016. Ezra-Elia R, Gootwine e, Averbukh E, Obolensky A, Rosov A, Honig H, Sandalon S, Hauswirth WW, Banin E, Ofri R. 2016. Gene augmentation therapy restores retinal function and visual behavior in a sheep model of CNGA3 achromatopsia – long term follow-up. Annual ARVO meeting, Seattle, WA, USA. Poster.
  37. 2016. Shilo-Benjamini Y, Kahane N, Ofri R. Pain management with peribulbar anesthesia versus retrobulbar anesthesia in a cat undergoing bilateral enucleation. Annual International Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Symposium. Grapevine, TX, USA. Poster. (Note: Winner, Best poster award of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.)
  38. 2017. Ye GJ, Gootwine E, Banin E, Ofri R, Robinson PM, Knop DR, Chulay JD, Shearman MS. Safety and efficacy of rAAV2tYF-PR1.7-CNGA3 in CNGA3-deficient sheep. Annual ARVO meeting, Baltimore, MD, USA. Poster.
  39. 2017. Sternfeld A, Barkana Y, Ofri R, Goldenberg-Cohen N. Intra ocular injection of plastic microsphere induces glaucoma in mice. Annual ARVO meeting, Baltimore, MD, USA. Poster.
  40. 2017. Prevalence of cataracts and persistent pupillary membranes in two dairy cattle herds. Kahane N, Levi S, Knaan R, Ofri R. Annual ECVO meeting, Estoril, Portugal. Poster.
  41. 2017. Safety and efficacy of AAV2tYF-PR1.7-CNGA3 in CNGA3-deficient sheep. Keyes LR, Gootwine E, Banin E, Ofri R, Ezra-Elia R, Ross M, Ye GJ, Robinson PM, Knop DR, Chulay JD, Shearman MS. 20th annual meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy. Washington DC, USA. Poster.
  42. 2017. Gootwine E, Banin E, Seroussi E, Honig H, Rosov A, Averbukh E, Obolensky A, Yamin E, Ezra-Elia R, Ross M, Ye G, Shearman MS, Hauswirth WW, Ofri R. From animal genetics to bio-medical research: Day blind sheep as a model for vision gene therapy. Annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Tallinn, Estonia. Lecture.
  43. 2017. Shilo-Benjamini Y, Sachs S, Kahane N, Kushnir Y, Ofri R. Evaluation of topical ropivacaine delivered via absorbable gelatin sponge for postoperative analgesia following enucleation in dogs. Annual of meeting of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists, Berlin, Germany. Lecture.
  44. 2017. Bentley E, Koester M, Bdolah-Abram T, Yair N, Ofri R. (2018). Factors affecting publication in peer reviewed journals of abstracts presented from 2008-2012 ACVO meetings. Annual ACVO meeting, Baltimore, MD, USA. Lecture.
  45. 2018. Ofri R, Banin E, Ezra-Elia R, Ross M, Honig H, Obolensky A, Rosov A, Averbukh E, Hauswirth WW, Gootwine E. Six years and counting! Long term restoration of photopic retinal function and visual behavior following gene therapy in a sheep model of CNGA3 achromatopsia. Annual ECVO meeting, Florence, Italy. Lecture.
  46. 2018. Peer O, Adler T, Ofri R. Clinical efficacy and potential side-effects of topical penciclovir cream 10% (Penlips®) in cats with clinical signs of Feline Herpesvirus Type 1 conjunctivitis. Annual ECVO meeting, Florence, Italy. Lecture.
  47. 2018. Ekesten B, Ofri R. Baseline retinal OCT measurements in normal beagles. The effects of eccentricity, meridian, age and gender on retinal layer thickness. Annual ECVO meeting, Florence, Italy. Poster.
  48. 2019. Ross M, Banin E, Averbukh E, Desrosiers M, Obolensky A, Ezra-Elia R, Honig H, Yamin E, Rosov A, Dvir H, Gootwine E, Dalkara D, Ofri R. Novel recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus transfects photoreceptor cells following intravitreal injection in sheep. Annual ARVO meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Poster.

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