Expert in: Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Spectroscopy, Membranes, Dry Eye, Cataracts.
Prof. Borchman is a professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Louisville. He is also an adjunct professor in the Departments of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physiology and Biophysics. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Wayne State University MI in 1986 and is the author of over 100 peer reviewed articles in scientific journals. He is the principal or co-investigator on 7 major peer awarded government grants with a total of over 10 million dollars to study cataract and dry eye. His 1st and last major NIH grants scored in the top 5% and 2% of the nation, respectively. He has given over 250 scientific presentations around the world. Professor Borchman is currently a paid consultant for, Sanofi Inc., Bridgewater, NJ; Global Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology Dept. of Genzyme, Cambridge, MA, Consultant, Coleman Research Group Inc. Coleman Research Group, Raleigh, NC and Allergan Inc., Irvine, CA. He is on the editorial board of: the Clinical Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Ophthalmic Diseases, Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and the Ocular Surface. He is a paid Senior Editor for Medjaden Inc.
Prof. Borchman uses spectroscopic techniques such as NMR, FTIR and Raman spectroscopy as well as classical assays to elucidate the relationships between lipid composition, structure and function related to dry eye and cataracts. His publications are available at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Douglas_Borchman.