Irina De la Huerta, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Ph.D., Neuroscience, Harvard University, Cambridge, MassachusettsM.D., Queen's University, Ontario, CanadaB.A., Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Care RA, Kastner DB, De la Huerta I, Pan S, Khoche A, Della Santina L, Gamlin C, Santo Tomas C, Ngo J, Chen A, Kuo YM, Ou Y, Dunn FA. Partial Cone Loss Triggers Synapse-Specific Remodeling and Spatial Receptive Field Rearrangements in a Mature Retinal Circuit. Cell Rep. 2019 May 5/14/2019; 27(7): 2171-2183.e5. PMID: 31091454, PII: S2211-1247(19)30538-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.04.065, ISSN: 2211-1247.

Wood EH, Tang PH, De la Huerta I, Korot E, Muscat S, Palanker DA, Williams GA. STEM CELL THERAPIES, GENE-BASED THERAPIES, OPTOGENETICS, AND RETINAL PROSTHETICS: Current State and Implications for the Future. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 2019 May; 39(5): 820-35. PMID: 30664120, PMCID: PMC6492547, DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002449, ISSN: 1539-2864.

Foote KG, De la Huerta I, Gustafson K, Baldwin A, Zayit-Soudry S, Rinella N, Porco TC, Roorda A, Duncan JL. Cone Spacing Correlates With Retinal Thickness and Microperimetry in Patients With Inherited Retinal Degenerations. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2019 Mar 3/1/2019; 60(4): 1234-43. PMID: 30924848, PMCID: PMC6440525, PII: 2729835, DOI: 10.1167/iovs.18-25688, ISSN: 1552-5783.

De la Huerta I, Yonekawa Y, Thomas BJ, Capone A. A Surgical Technique for the Management of Tractional Retinal Detachment in Aggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity Treated With Intravitreal Bevacizumab. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.) [print-electronic]. 2018 Sep 9/1/2018; PMID: 30198966, DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002304, ISSN: 1539-2864.

Li AS, Capone A, Trese MT, Sears JE, Kychenthal A, De la Huerta I, Ferrone PJ. Long-Term Outcomes of Total Exudative Retinal Detachments in Stage 3B Coats Disease. Ophthalmology [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun; 125(6): 887-93. PMID: 29361355, PII: S0161-6420(17)33519-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.12.010, ISSN: 1549-4713.

De la Huerta I, Williams GA. Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment after Pediatric Cataract Surgery [editorial]. Ophthalmology. 2018 Jan; 125(1): 4-5. PMID: 29268866, PII: S0161-6420(17)32591-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.08.032, ISSN: 1549-4713.

De la Huerta I, Mesi O, Murphy B, Drenser KA, Capone A, Trese MT. SPECTRAL DOMAIN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING OF THE MACULA AND VITREOMACULAR INTERFACE IN PERSISTENT FETAL VASCULATURE SYNDROME WITH POSTERIOR INVOLVEMENT. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.) [print-electronic]. 2017 Dec 12/15/2017; PMID: 29252974, DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000001993, ISSN: 1539-2864.

De la Huerta I, Todorich B, Thanos A, Randhawa S. Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy With Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy Presenting With Unilateral Purtscherlike Retinopathy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 May 5/1/2017; 135(5): 502-3. PMID: 28334364, PII: 2613116, DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0114, ISSN: 2168-6173.

De la Huerta I, Seider MI, Hetts SW, Damato BE. Delayed Cerebral Infarction Following Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun 6/1/2016; 134(6): 712-4. PMID: 27077487, PII: 2512090, DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.0025, ISSN: 2168-6173.

Duan X, Krishnaswamy A, De la Huerta I, Sanes JR. Type II cadherins guide assembly of a direction-selective retinal circuit. Cell. 2014 Aug 8/14/2014; 158(4): 793-807. PMID: 25126785, PII: S0092-8674(14)00874-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.06.047, ISSN: 1097-4172.

De la Huerta I, Kim IJ, Voinescu PE, Sanes JR. Direction-selective retinal ganglion cells arise from molecularly specified multipotential progenitors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A [print-electronic]. 2012 Oct 10/23/2012; 109(43): 17663-8. PMID: 23045641, PMCID: PMC3491461, PII: 1215806109, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1215806109, ISSN: 1091-6490.

Erraguntla V, De la Huerta I, Vohra S, Abdolell M, Levin AV. Parental comprehension following informed consent for pediatric cataract surgery. Can. J. Ophthalmol. 2012 Apr; 47(2): 107-12. PMID: 22560413, PII: S0008-4182(12)00015-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2012.01.014, ISSN: 1715-3360.

Kay JN, De la Huerta I, Kim IJ, Zhang Y, Yamagata M, Chu MW, Meister M, Sanes JR. Retinal ganglion cells with distinct directional preferences differ in molecular identity, structure, and central projections. J. Neurosci. 2011 May 5/25/2011; 31(21): 7753-62. PMID: 21613488, PMCID: PMC3108146, PII: 31/21/7753, DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0907-11.2011, ISSN: 1529-2401.