Kimberly Gokoffski, MD – USC Roski Eye Institute, Opthalmology

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Kimberly Gokoffski, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
USC Roski Eye Institute
1450 San Pablo St.
4th Floor
Los Angeles, California, United States

Kimberly Gokoffski is an Assistant Professor of clinical ophthalmology. Her clinical specialty is neuro-ophthalmology. She expertises in fields such as optic neuropathies, thyroid eye disease, strabismus, orbital inflammation, ptosis, and cranial palsies. 

Her research interests are focused on the clinical need for optic nerve regeneration. 

The goals of her research are:

• To elucidate the molecular signals that guide axon growth and 

• To test whether an applied electrical field can be used to direct the growth of implanted stem cells.


Representative Publications:

Neuro-Protection and Neuro-Regeneration of the Optic Nerve: Recent Advances and Future Directions

Feedback Regulation of Neurogenesis in the Mammalian Olfactory Epithelium: New Insights From Genetics and Systems Biology

Activin and GDF11 Collaborate in Feedback Control of Neuroepithelial Stem Cell Proliferation and Fate