Michael Marmor

Ophthalmologist

Retina specialist

Byers Eye Institute

  • 2452 Watson Court
  • Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone: 650-723-6995
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1974)

Residency: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (1973) MA

Internship: UCLA School of Medicine (1967) CA

Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1966) MA

AB, Harvard College, Mathematics (1962)

MD, Harvard Medical School, Medicine (1966)

Honors & Awards

Bonner Book Award, Wayne State University (2013)

Award of Merit in Retina Research, Retina Research Foundation (2011)

Lifetime Achievement Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2009)

Green Lecturer, Macula Society (2007)

Susruta Lecturer, West Virginia University (1999)

Senior Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (1996)

Research Award, Alcon Research Institute (1989)

Honorary Professor, Xian Medical University (1988)

Administrative Appointments

Chairman, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1984

Value of red targets and pattern deviation plots in visual field screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy.
Marmor, M. F., Chien, F. Y., & Johnson, M. W. (2013). Value of red targets and pattern deviation plots in visual field screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. JAMA ophthalmology, 131(4), 476-480.

Modulation of Transgene Expression in Retinal Gene Therapy by Selective Laser Treatment
Lavinsky, D., Chalberg, T. W., Mandel, Y., Huie, P., Dalal, R., & Palanker, D. (2013). Modulation of Transgene Expression in Retinal Gene Therapy by Selective Laser Treatment. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 54(3), 1873-1880.

Efficient and Effective Screening for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity
Marmor, M. F. (2013). Efficient and Effective Screening for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 155(3), 413-414.

FOVEAL CAVITATION AS AN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FINDING IN CENTRAL CONE DYSFUNCTION
Leng, T., Marmor, M. F., Kellner, U., Thompson, D. A., Renner, A. B., & Sowden, J. C. (2012). FOVEAL CAVITATION AS AN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FINDING IN CENTRAL CONE DYSFUNCTION. RETINA-THE JOURNAL OF RETINAL AND VITREOUS DISEASES, 32(7), 1411-1419.

Comparison of Screening Procedures in Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity
Marmor, M. F. (2012). Comparison of Screening Procedures in Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 130(4), 461-469.

Longterm cultures of the aged human RPE do not maintain epithelial morphology and high transepithelial resistance
Stanzel, B. V., Blumenkranz, M. S., Binder, S., & Marmor, M. F. (2012). Longterm cultures of the aged human RPE do not maintain epithelial morphology and high transepithelial resistance. GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, 250(2), 313-315.

Fifty Years of Ophthalmic Laser Therapy
Palanker, D. V., Blumenkranz, M. S., & Marmor, M. F. (2011). Fifty Years of Ophthalmic Laser Therapy. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 129(12), 1613-1619.

Fluorescein Angiography Insight and Serendipity a Half Century Ago
Marmor, M. F., & Ravin, J. G. (2011). Fluorescein Angiography Insight and Serendipity a Half Century Ago. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 129(7), 943-948.

Revised Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy
Marmor, M. F., Kellner, U., Lai, T. Yy., Lyons, J. S., & Mieler, W. F. (2011). Revised Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 118(2), 415-422.

Simulating vision with and without macular disease.
Marmor, D. J., & Marmor, M. F. (2010). Simulating vision with and without macular disease. Archives of ophthalmology, 128(1), 117-125.

ERG evaluation of daily, high-dose sildenafil usage
Zoumalan, C. I., Zamanian, R. T., Doyle, R. L., & Marmor, M. F. (2009). ERG evaluation of daily, high-dose sildenafil usage. DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 118(3), 225-231.

ISCEV Standard for full-field clinical electroretinography (2008 update)
Marmor, M. F., Fulton, A. B., Holder, G. E., Miyake, Y., Brigell, M., & Bach, M. (2009). ISCEV Standard for full-field clinical electroretinography (2008 update). DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 118(1), 69-77.

Effect of shape and coating of a subretinal prosthesis on its integration with the retina
Butterwick, A., Huie, P., Jones, B. W., Marc, R. E., Marmor, M., & Palanker, D. (2009). Effect of shape and coating of a subretinal prosthesis on its integration with the retina. EXPERIMENTAL EYE RESEARCH, 88(1), 22-29.

Healing of Retinal Photocoagulation Lesions
Paulus, Y. M., Jain, A., Gariano, R. F., Stanzel, B. V., Marmor, M., & Palanker, D. (2008). Healing of Retinal Photocoagulation Lesions. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 49(12), 5540-5545.

Total rod ERG suppression with high dose compassionate Fenretinide usage
Marmor, M. F., Jain, A., & Moshfeghi, D. (2008). Total rod ERG suppression with high dose compassionate Fenretinide usage. DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 117(3), 257-261.

Visual insignificance of the foveal pit - Reassessment of foveal hypoplasia as fovea plana
Marmor, M. F., Choi, S. S., Zawadzki, R. J., & Werner, J. S. (2008). Visual insignificance of the foveal pit - Reassessment of foveal hypoplasia as fovea plana. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 126(7), 907-913.

Intrasession variability of the full-field ERG
Hochstein, G. D., Molnar, F. E., & Marmor, M. F. (2007). Intrasession variability of the full-field ERG. DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 115(2), 77-83.

The dilemma of the late-onset "Dystrophy"
Marmor, M. F. (2007). The dilemma of the late-onset "Dystrophy". DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 114(2), 107-109.

Ophthalmology and art: Simulation of Monet's cataracts and Degas' retinal disease
Marmor, M. F. (2006). Ophthalmology and art: Simulation of Monet's cataracts and Degas' retinal disease. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 124(12), 1764-1769.

The dilemma of hydroxychloroquine screening: New information from the multifocal ERG
Marmor, M. F. (2005). The dilemma of hydroxychloroquine screening: New information from the multifocal ERG. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 140(5), 894-895.

Alcohol- and light-induced electro-oculographic responses: variability and clinical utility
Marmor, M. F., & Wu, K. Hc. (2005). Alcohol- and light-induced electro-oculographic responses: variability and clinical utility. DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 110(2-3), 227-236.

Differential gene expression in anatomical compartments of the human eye
Diehn, J. J., Diehn, M., Marmor, M. F., & Brown, P. O. (2005). Differential gene expression in anatomical compartments of the human eye. GENOME BIOLOGY, 6(9).

Migration of retinal cells through a perforated membrane: Implications for a high-resolution prosthesis
Palanker, D., Huie, P., Vankov, A., Aramant, R., Seiler, M., & Blumenkranz, M. (2004). Migration of retinal cells through a perforated membrane: Implications for a high-resolution prosthesis. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 45(9), 3266-3270.

Are circadian variations in the electroretinogram evident on routine testing?
Marcus, M., Cabael, L., & Marmor, M. F. (2004). Are circadian variations in the electroretinogram evident on routine testing?. DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 108(2), 165-169.

Standard for clinical electroretinography (2004 update)
Marmor, M. F., Holder, G. E., Seeliger, M. W., & Yamamoto, S. (2004). Standard for clinical electroretinography (2004 update). DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 108(2), 107-114.

Localized neurotransmitter release for use in a prototype retinal interface
Peterman, M. C., Bloom, D. M., Lee, C., Bent, S. F., Marmor, M. E., & Fishman, H. A. (2003). Localized neurotransmitter release for use in a prototype retinal interface. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 44(7), 3144-3149.

Escher and the ophthalmologist
Marmor, M. F., & Wagenaar, W. A. (2003). Escher and the ophthalmologist. SURVEY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 48(3), 356-361.

Guidelines for basic multifocal electroretinography (mfERG)
Marmor, M. F., Hood, D. C., Keating, D., Kondo, M., Seeliger, M. W., & Miyake, Y. (2003). Guidelines for basic multifocal electroretinography (mfERG). DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 106(2), 105-115.

Pulsed Electron Avalanche Knife (PEAK) for intraocular surgery
Palanker, D. V., MILLER, J. M., Marmor, M. F., Sanislo, S. R., Huie, P., & Blumenkranz, M. S. (2001). Pulsed Electron Avalanche Knife (PEAK) for intraocular surgery. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 42(11), 2673-2678.

Double fault! Ocular hazards of a tennis sunglass
Marmor, M. F. (2001). Double fault! Ocular hazards of a tennis sunglass. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 119(7), 1064-1066.

The dilemma of color deficiency and art
Marmor, M. F., & Lanthony, P. (2001). The dilemma of color deficiency and art. SURVEY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 45(5), 407-415.

Multifocal electroretinogram abnormalities persist following resolution of central serous chorioretinopathy
Chappelow, A. V., & Marmor, M. F. (2000). Multifocal electroretinogram abnormalities persist following resolution of central serous chorioretinopathy. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 118(9), 1211-1215.

A brief history of macular grids: From Thomas Reid to Edvard Munch and Marc Amsler
Marmor, M. F. (2000). A brief history of macular grids: From Thomas Reid to Edvard Munch and Marc Amsler. SURVEY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 44(4), 343-353.

Sildenafil (Viagra) and ophthalmology
Marmor, M. F., & Kessler, R. (1999). Sildenafil (Viagra) and ophthalmology. SURVEY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 44(2), 153-162.

The training of George K. Kambara, MD
Marmor, M. F. (1999). The training of George K. Kambara, MD. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 117(9), 1227-1235.

Topography of cone electrophysiology in the enhanced S cone syndrome
Marmor, M. F., Tan, F., Sutter, E. E., & Bearse, M. A. (1999). Topography of cone electrophysiology in the enhanced S cone syndrome. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 40(8), 1866-1873.

Mechanisms of fluid accumulation in retinal edema
Marmor, M. F. (1999). Mechanisms of fluid accumulation in retinal edema. DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 97(3-4), 239-249.

Retinal Pigment Epithelium: Function and Disease.
Michael Marmor, & TJ Wolfensberger. (1998). Retinal Pigment Epithelium: Function and Disease. -.

On the cause of serous detachments and acute central serous chorioretinopathy
Marmor, M. F. (1997). On the cause of serous detachments and acute central serous chorioretinopathy. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 81(10), 812-813.

The Eye of the Artist
Michael Marmor, & JG Ravin. (1997). The Eye of the Artist. -.

Pattern dystrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium and geographic atrophy of the macula
Marmor, M. F., & McNamara, J. A. (1996). Pattern dystrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium and geographic atrophy of the macula. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 122(3), 382-392.

The source of fluid and protein in serous retinal detachments
Takeuchi, A., Kricorian, G., Wolfensberger, T. J., & Marmor, M. F. (1996). The source of fluid and protein in serous retinal detachments. CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, 15(7), 764-767.

THE ERG IS ALIVE AND WELL
Marmor, M. F. (1995). THE ERG IS ALIVE AND WELL. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 113(11), 1371-1372.

THE METABOLIC DEPENDENCY OF RETINAL ADHESION IN RABBIT AND PRIMATE
Marmor, M. F., & Yao, X. Y. (1995). THE METABOLIC DEPENDENCY OF RETINAL ADHESION IN RABBIT AND PRIMATE. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 113(2), 232-238.

CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR THE FORMATION SEROUS DETACHMENT - EXPERIMENTAL-EVIDENCE FROM THE CAT
Marmor, M. F., & Yao, X. Y. (1994). CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR THE FORMATION SEROUS DETACHMENT - EXPERIMENTAL-EVIDENCE FROM THE CAT. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 112(6), 830-838.

RETINAL ADHESIVENESS IN THE MONKEY
Yao, X. Y., Hageman, G. S., & Marmor, M. F. (1994). RETINAL ADHESIVENESS IN THE MONKEY. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 35(2), 744-748.

OXYGEN DEPENDENCY OF RETINAL ADHESION
Kim, R. Y., Yao, X. Y., & Marmor, M. F. (1993). OXYGEN DEPENDENCY OF RETINAL ADHESION. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 34(6), 2074-2078.

STANDARD FOR CLINICAL ELECTROOCULOGRAPHY
Marmor, M. F., & Zrenner, E. (1993). STANDARD FOR CLINICAL ELECTROOCULOGRAPHY. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 111(5), 601-604.

MANNITOL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN, AND CATALASE MINIMIZE ISCHEMIC DAMAGE TO RETINAL-PIGMENT EPITHELIUM AND RETINA
GUPTA, L. Y., & Marmor, M. F. (1993). MANNITOL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN, AND CATALASE MINIMIZE ISCHEMIC DAMAGE TO RETINAL-PIGMENT EPITHELIUM AND RETINA. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 111(3), 384-388.

RETINAL ADHESIVE FORCE IN LIVING RABBIT, CAT, AND MONKEY EYES - NORMATIVE DATA AND ENHANCEMENT BY MANNITOL AND ACETAZOLAMIDE
Kita, M., & Marmor, M. F. (1992). RETINAL ADHESIVE FORCE IN LIVING RABBIT, CAT, AND MONKEY EYES - NORMATIVE DATA AND ENHANCEMENT BY MANNITOL AND ACETAZOLAMIDE. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 33(6), 1879-1882.

LOWERING THE CALCIUM-CONCENTRATION IN THE SUBRETINAL SPACE INVIVO LOOSENS RETINAL ADHESION
Kita, M., Negi, A., & Marmor, M. F. (1992). LOWERING THE CALCIUM-CONCENTRATION IN THE SUBRETINAL SPACE INVIVO LOOSENS RETINAL ADHESION. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 33(1), 23-29.

Functional visual loss in Cambodian refugees: a study of cultural factors in ophthalmology.
Drinnan, M. J., & Marmor, M. F. (1991). Functional visual loss in Cambodian refugees: a study of cultural factors in ophthalmology. European journal of ophthalmology, 1(3), 115-118.

IS THIORIDAZINE RETINOPATHY PROGRESSIVE - RELATIONSHIP OF PIGMENTARY CHANGES TO VISUAL FUNCTION
Marmor, M. F. (1990). IS THIORIDAZINE RETINOPATHY PROGRESSIVE - RELATIONSHIP OF PIGMENTARY CHANGES TO VISUAL FUNCTION. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 74(12), 739-742.

RETINAL ADHESIVENESS IS WEAKENED BY ENZYMATIC MODIFICATION OF THE INTERPHOTORECEPTOR MATRIX INVIVO
Yao, X. Y., Hageman, G. S., & Marmor, M. F. (1990). RETINAL ADHESIVENESS IS WEAKENED BY ENZYMATIC MODIFICATION OF THE INTERPHOTORECEPTOR MATRIX INVIVO. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 31(10), 2051-2058.

DIAGNOSTIC CLINICAL FINDINGS OF A NEW SYNDROME WITH NIGHT BLINDNESS, MACULOPATHY, AND ENHANCED S-CONE SENSITIVITY
Marmor, M. F., Jacobson, S. G., Foerster, M. H., Kellner, U., & Weleber, R. G. (1990). DIAGNOSTIC CLINICAL FINDINGS OF A NEW SYNDROME WITH NIGHT BLINDNESS, MACULOPATHY, AND ENHANCED S-CONE SENSITIVITY. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 110(2), 124-134.

LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF THE PHYSIOLOGIC ABNORMALITIES AND FUNDUS CHANGES IN FUNDUS-ALBIPUNCTATUS
Marmor, M. F. (1990). LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF THE PHYSIOLOGIC ABNORMALITIES AND FUNDUS CHANGES IN FUNDUS-ALBIPUNCTATUS. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 97(3), 380-384.

CONTROL OF SUBRETINAL FLUID - EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL-STUDIES
Marmor, M. F. (1990). CONTROL OF SUBRETINAL FLUID - EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL-STUDIES. EYE, 4, 340-344.

DEXTROMETHORPHAN PROTECTS RETINA AGAINST ISCHEMIC-INJURY INVIVO
Yoon, Y. H., & Marmor, M. F. (1989). DEXTROMETHORPHAN PROTECTS RETINA AGAINST ISCHEMIC-INJURY INVIVO. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 107(3), 409-411.

PHOTOAVERSION IN RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA
Gawande, A. A., Donovan, W. J., Ginsburg, A. P., & Marmor, M. F. (1989). PHOTOAVERSION IN RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 73(2), 115-120.

NEW HYPOTHESES ON THE PATHOGENESIS AND TREATMENT OF SEROUS RETINAL-DETACHMENT
Marmor, M. F. (1988). NEW HYPOTHESES ON THE PATHOGENESIS AND TREATMENT OF SEROUS RETINAL-DETACHMENT. GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, 226(6), 548-552.

The membrane of giant molluscan neurons: electrophysiologic properties and the origin of the resting potential.
Marmor, M. F. (1975). The membrane of giant molluscan neurons: electrophysiologic properties and the origin of the resting potential. Progress in neurobiology, 5(2), 167-195.