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Dr. Martin Katz is a Professor at the University of Missouri in the departments of Ophthalmology and Veterinary Pathobiology. He obtained his undergraduate education at Marquette University in Milwaukee and received a PhD in Biology and Biochemistry from the University of California at Santa Cruz. After five years at the National Eye Institute, Dr. Katz moved to the University of Missouri where he has been since 1986. Dr. Katz conducts research on inherited diseases that affect the retina and brain. He is particularly interested in a group of disorders called the neuronal ceroid-lipofuscinoses (NCLs).
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