Skip to content Skip to navigation



We conduct studies to develop safer, more efficient surgery in patients.

Evidence-based approaches for new surgical treatments and research to discover the molecular causes.


Oct 19 2023 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
  Palo Alto, CA — The eyes may be a window into the soul, but Stanford research scientists are now showing the eyes may also be a window into overall human health. 
Oct 4 2023 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Boston, MA — Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), an imaging technology that allows ophthalmologists to precisely diagnose and treat retina diseases, revolutionized eye care. The inventor of OCT,
Sep 11 2023 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Julian Wolf M.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Mahajan Lab, graduated with the first class of Stanford’s Master of Science in Translational Research and Applied Medicine (M-TRAM) Program. 
Jul 25 2023 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
    Palo Alto, CA — Elena Wang came to the Mahajan Lab in 2021 a novice and is leaving a seasoned scientist ready to take on the challenges she will face as a Ph.D. student at Columbia University this fall. 
Nov 4 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog


A protocol to inject ocular drug implants into mouse eyes., Lin, Cheng-Hui, Sun Young Joo, Lee Soo Hyeon, Mujica Elena M., Kunchur Caitlin R., Wu Man-Ru, Yang Jing, Jung Youn Soo, Chiang Bryce, Wang Sui, et al. , STAR Protoc, 2022 03 18, Volume 3, Issue 1, p.101143, (2022)
Surgical management of acanthamoeba chorioretinitis., Mishra, Kapil, Velez Gabriel, C Roybal Nathaniel, and Mahajan Vinit B. , Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep, 2022 Mar, Volume 25, p.101388, (2022)
Telegenetics for inherited retinal diseases in the COVID-19 environment., Al-Moujahed, Ahmad, Kumar Aarushi, Chemudupati Teja, Tsang Stephen H., and Mahajan Vinit B. , Int J Retina Vitreous, 2021 Mar 29, Volume 7, Issue 1, p.25, (2021)
The Present and Future of Mitochondrial-Based Therapeutics for Eye Disease., Ji, Marco H., Kreymerman Alexander, Belle Kinsley, Ghiam Benjamin K., Muscat Stephanie P., Mahajan Vinit B., Enns Gregory M., Mercola Mark, and Wood Edward H. , Transl Vis Sci Technol, 2021 07 01, Volume 10, Issue 8, p.4, (2021)
Structure-based phylogeny identifies Avoralstat as a TMPRSS2 inhibitor that prevents SARS-CoV-2 infection in mice., Sun, Young Joo, Velez Gabriel, Parsons Dylan E., Li Kun, Ortiz Miguel E., Sharma Shaunik, McCray Paul B., Bassuk Alexander G., and Mahajan Vinit B. , J Clin Invest, 2021 Apr 12, (2021)