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Kristin J. J. Al-Ghoul

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentCell and Molecular Medicine
AddressChicago IL 60612
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    Assistant Director, Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program.

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    PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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    1. Joy A, Al-Ghoul KJ. Basal membrane complex architecture is disrupted during posterior subcapsular cataract formation in Royal College of Surgeons rats. Mol Vis. 2014; 20:1777-95. PMID: 25593506; PMCID: PMC4287704.
    2. Al-Ghoul KJ, Lindquist TP, Kirk SS, Donohue ST. A novel terminal web-like structure in cortical lens fibers: architecture and functional assessment. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2010 Nov; 293(11):1805-15. PMID: 20730867; PMCID: PMC2967581.
    3. Joy A, Mohammed TA, Al-Ghoul KJ. Abnormal fiber end migration in Royal College of Surgeons rats during posterior subcapsular cataract formation. Mol Vis. 2010 Jul 31; 16:1453-66. PMID: 20806082; PMCID: PMC2925909.
    4. Joy A, Currie MS, Donohue ST, Al-Ghoul KJ. Aberrant basal fiber end migration underlies structural malformations in a streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat model. Exp Eye Res. 2009 Sep; 89(3):344-57. PMID: 19358842; PMCID: PMC2720437.
    5. Lu JY, Mohammed TA, Donohue ST, Al-Ghoul KJ. Distribution of basal membrane complex components in elongating lens fibers. Mol Vis. 2008 Jun 30; 14:1187-203. PMID: 18596883; PMCID: PMC2442472.
    6. Al-Khudari S, Donohue ST, Al-Ghoul WM, Al-Ghoul KJ. Age-related compaction of lens fibers affects the structure and optical properties of rabbit lenses. BMC Ophthalmol. 2007 Dec 20; 7:19. PMID: 18096063; PMCID: PMC2249566.
    7. Al-Ghoul KJ, Kirk T, Kuszak AJ, Zoltoski RK, Shiels A, Kuszak JR. Lens structure in MIP-deficient mice. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2003 Aug; 273(2):714-30. PMID: 12845708.
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    8. Al-Ghoul KJ, Kuszak JR, Lu JY, Owens MJ. Morphology and organization of posterior fiber ends during migration. Mol Vis. 2003 Apr 16; 9:119-28. PMID: 12707642.
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    9. Freel CD, al-Ghoul KJ, Kuszak JR, Costello MJ. Analysis of nuclear fiber cell compaction in transparent and cataractous diabetic human lenses by scanning electron microscopy. BMC Ophthalmol. 2003 Jan 06; 3:1. PMID: 12515578; PMCID: PMC140319.
    10. Cenedella RJ, Kuszak JR, Al-Ghoul KJ, Qin S, Sexton PS. Discordant expression of the sterol pathway in lens underlies simvastatin-induced cataracts in Chbb: Thom rats. J Lipid Res. 2003 Jan; 44(1):198-211. PMID: 12518039.
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    11. Kuszak JR, Al-Ghoul KJ. A quantitative analysis of sutural contributions to variability in back vertex distance and transmittance in rabbit lenses as a function of development, growth, and age. Optom Vis Sci. 2002 Mar; 79(3):193-204. PMID: 11913845.
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    12. Shiels A, Bassnett S, Varadaraj K, Mathias R, Al-Ghoul K, Kuszak J, Donoviel D, Lilleberg S, Friedrich G, Zambrowicz B. Optical dysfunction of the crystalline lens in aquaporin-0-deficient mice. Physiol Genomics. 2001 Dec 21; 7(2):179-86. PMID: 11773604.
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    13. Al-Ghoul KJ, Nordgren RK, Kuszak AJ, Freel CD, Costello MJ, Kuszak JR. Structural evidence of human nuclear fiber compaction as a function of ageing and cataractogenesis. Exp Eye Res. 2001 Mar; 72(3):199-214. PMID: 11180969.
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    14. Shiels A, Mackay D, Bassnett S, Al-Ghoul K, Kuszak J. Disruption of lens fiber cell architecture in mice expressing a chimeric AQP0-LTR protein. FASEB J. 2000 Nov; 14(14):2207-12. PMID: 11053241.
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    15. Kelz MB, Kuszak JR, Yang Y, Ma W, Steffen C, Al-Ghoul K, Zhang YJ, Chen J, Nestler EJ, Spector A. DeltaFosB-induced cataract. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2000 Oct; 41(11):3523-38. PMID: 11006248.
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    16. Al-Ghoul KJ, Peterson KL, Kuszak JR. The internalization of posterior subcapsular cataracts (PSCs) in Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rats. I. Morphological characterization. Mol Vis. 1999 May 06; 5:6. PMID: 10329769.
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    17. Kuszak JR, Al-Ghoul KJ, Novak LA, Peterson KL, Herbert KL, Sivak JG. The internalization of posterior subcapsular cataracts (PSCs) in Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rats. II. The inter-relationship of optical quality and structure as a function of age. Mol Vis. 1999 May 06; 5:7. PMID: 10329770.
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    18. Al-Ghoul KJ, Kuszak JR. Anterior polar cataracts in CS rats: a predictor of mature cataract formation. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 Mar; 40(3):668-79. PMID: 10067970.
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    19. Al-ghoul KJ, Novak LA, Kuszak JR. The structure of posterior subcapsular cataracts in the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rats. Exp Eye Res. 1998 Aug; 67(2):163-77. PMID: 9733583.
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    20. al-Ghoul KJ, Costello MJ. Light microscopic variation of fiber cell size, shape and ordering in the equatorial plane of bovine and human lenses. Mol Vis. 1997 Feb 02; 3:2. PMID: 9238091.
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    21. Taylor VL, al-Ghoul KJ, Lane CW, Davis VA, Kuszak JR, Costello MJ. Morphology of the normal human lens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1996 Jun; 37(7):1396-410. PMID: 8641842.
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    22. al-Ghoul KJ, Costello MJ. Fiber cell morphology and cytoplasmic texture in cataractous and normal human lens nuclei. Curr Eye Res. 1996 May; 15(5):533-42. PMID: 8670754.
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    23. Al-Ghoul KJ, Lane CW, Taylor VL, Fowler WC, Costello MJ. Distribution and type of morphological damage in human nuclear age-related cataracts. Exp Eye Res. 1996 Mar; 62(3):237-51. PMID: 8690033.
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    24. Zahrebelski G, Nieminen AL, al-Ghoul K, Qian T, Herman B, Lemasters JJ. Progression of subcellular changes during chemical hypoxia to cultured rat hepatocytes: a laser scanning confocal microscopic study. Hepatology. 1995 May; 21(5):1361-72. PMID: 7737643.
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    25. al-Ghoul KJ, Costello MJ. Morphological changes in human nuclear cataracts of late-onset diabetics. Exp Eye Res. 1993 Oct; 57(4):469-86. PMID: 8282033.
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