Dr. Brittany Carr PhD

(She, Her, Hers)

Assistant Professor

Affiliate Member

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

University of Alberta

Dr. Carr completed her Ph.D. at the University of Calgary. Her areas of expertise are retinal degeneration, animal models, cell biology, and myopia. Recently, Dr. Carr has been working on replicating human inherited retinal degeneration in animal models. Dr. Carr is interested in working with geneticists and the public to identify new models to replicate in animal models for characterization.

Dr. Carr enjoys walking outdoors and creating art--painting, sketching, embroidery and photography.

Research Keywords
  • retinal degeneration, macular degeneration, genetic modification, precision medicine, animal models

UBC Crest The official logo of the University of British Columbia. Urgent Message An exclamation mark in a speech bubble. Caret An arrowhead indicating direction. Arrow An arrow indicating direction. Arrow in Circle An arrow indicating direction. Arrow in Circle An arrow indicating direction. Chats Two speech clouds. Facebook The logo for the Facebook social media service. Information The letter 'i' in a circle. Instagram The logo for the Instagram social media service. External Link An arrow entering a square. Linkedin The logo for the LinkedIn social media service. Location Pin A map location pin. Mail An envelope. Menu Three horizontal lines indicating a menu. Minus A minus sign. Telephone An antique telephone. Plus A plus symbol indicating more or the ability to add. Search A magnifying glass. Twitter The logo for the Twitter social media service. Youtube The logo for the YouTube video sharing service.