Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri at Columbia



  • University of Missouri at Columbia


American Board of Ophthalmology


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Research Profile

Dr. Rodier performs translational research on corneal scarring and fibrosis, trying to bring new therapies from the bench to clinical use.  He has a special focus on the development of gene therapy and ways to safely deliver these therapies to tissues.   


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles - Published

  • Gupta S; Rodier JT; Sharma A; Giuliano E; Sinha P; Heseman NP; Ghosh A; Mohan RR. Targeted AAV5-Smad7 Gene Therapy Inhibits Corneal Scarring In Vivo. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0172928.
  • Donnelly KS, Giuliano EA, Sharma A, Tandon A, Rodier JT, Mohan RR. Decorin-PEI nanoconstruct attenuates equine corneal fibroblast differentiation. Vet Ophthalmol. 2013 May 30. doi: 10.1111/vop.12060.
  • Tandon A, Sharma A, Rodier JT, Klibanov AM, Rieger FG III, Mohan RR. BMP7 gene transfer via gold nanoparticles into stroma inhibits corneal fibrosis in vivo. PLoS One. 2013;8:e66434.
  • Rodier JT, Tandon A, Sharma A, Mohan RR. Corneal gene therapy: Basic science and Translational prospective: Ocular Surf 2013, 11:150-164.
  • Tandon A, Rodier JT, Sharma A, Kleibanov AM, Mohan RR. Gold Nanoparticle-mediated Targeted BMP7 Gene Delivery Into Rabbit Stroma Inhibits Corneal Fibrosis in vivo PLoS One. 2013;8:e66434
  • Mohan RR, Rodier JT. Corneal gene therapy: Principles and Promise. Book titled Principles and Practice of Cornea, Editors: Robert Copeland Jr and Natalie Afshari. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher, New Delhi, India 2012 
  • Sharma A, Rodier JT, Tandon A, Kleibanov AM, Mohan RR. Attenuation of corneal myofibroblast through nanoparticle-mediated soluble transforming growth factor-β type II receptor (sTGFβRII) gene transfer. Mol Vis 2012; 18:2598-2607.