Peer-reviewed journal articles 

  1. CRISPR/Cas therapeutic strategies for autosomal dominant disorders. Caruso SM, Quinn PMJ, Costa BLD, Tsang SH. J Clin Invest. 2022. In Press.
  2. CRISPR genome surgery in a novel humanized model for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Wu WH*, Tsai, YT*, Huang IW, Cheng CH, Hsu CW, Cui X, Ryu J, Quinn PMJ, Caruso SM, Lin CS, Tsang SH. Molecular Therapy. 2022. In Press. *Co-first author
  3. Role of Oxidative Stress in Retinal Ganglion Cells degenerations. Kang EYC, Liu PK, Wen YT, Quinn PMJ, Levi SR, Wang NK, Tsai RK. Antioxidants. 2021 Dec 5;10(12):1948. PMID: 34943051
  4. Phase transition specified by a binary code patterns the vertebrate eye cup. Balasubramanian R*, Min X*, Quinn PMJ, Lo Giudice Q, Tao C, Polanco K, Makrides N, Peregrin J, Bouaziz M, Mao Y, Wang Q, Costa BLD, Buenaventura D, Fen W, Ma L, Tsang SH, Fabre PJ., Zhang X. Sci Adv. 2021. Nov 12;7(46):eabj9846. PMID: 34757798 *Co-first author
  5. Prime Editing for Inherited Retinal Diseases. Costa BLD, Levi SR, Eulau E, Tsai YT, Quinn PMJ. Front Genome Ed.  2021 Nov 25;3:775330. PMID: 34901928
  6. Reversible Mouse Models of Achromatopsia in addressing temporal “point of no return” in gene-therapy. Wang NK, Liu PK, Kong Y, Levi SR, Huang WC, Hsu CW, Wang HH, Chen N, Tseng YJ, Quinn PMJ, Ta MH, Lin CS, Tsang SH. Int J Mol Sci. 2021. Aug; 22(15): 8069. PMID:34360834
  7. The role of small molecules and their effect on the molecular mechanisms of early retinal organoid development. Wagstaff PE, Heredero Berzal A, Boon CJF, Quinn PMJ, ten Asbroek ALMA, Bergen AA. Int J Mol Sci. 2021. Jul; 22(13): 7081. PMID:34209272
  8. Overcoming translational barriers in modeling macular degenerations. Nolan ND, Quinn PMJ, Tsang SH. Cell Stem Cell. 2021 May 6;28(5):781-783. doi: 10.1016/j.stem. 2021.04.015. PMID: 33961756
  9. Impaired cholesterol efflux in retinal pigment epithelium of individuals with juvenile macular degeneration. Tsai Y, Li Y, Ryu J, Su P, Cheng C, Wu W, Li Y, Quinn PMJ, Leong KW, Tsang SH. Am. J. Hum. Genet., 1–16. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.04.006.
  10. Defining phenotype, tropism, and retinal gene therapy using adeno-associated viral vectors (AAV) in new-born Brown Norway rats with a spontaneous mutation in Crb1. Boon N, Alves CH, Mulder AA, Andriessen CA, Buck TM, Quinn PMJ, Vos RM, Koster AJ; Jost CR. Wijnholds J. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Mar 30;22(7):3563. doi: 10.3390/ijms22073563. PMID: 33808129
  11. Organoids and organ chips in ophthalmology. Manafi N, Shokri F, Achberger K, Hirayama H, Mohammadi MH, Noorizadeh F, Hong J, Liebau S, Tsuji T, Quinn PMJ*, Mashaghi A*. Ocul Surf. 2020 Nov 18;19:1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2020.11.004. PMID: 33220469 *Co-last author
  12. PINK1/PARKIN signalling in neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation. Quinn PMJ, Moreira PI, Ambrósio AF, Alves CH. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2020 Nov 9;8(1):189. doi: 10.1186/s40478-020-01062-w. PMID: 33168089
  13. Precision metabolome reprogramming for imprecision therapeutics in retinitis pigmentosa. Caruso S, Ryu J, Quinn PMJ, Tsang SH. J Clin Invest. 2020 Jul 13. doi: 10.1172/JCI139239. PMID: 32657778
  14. Retinogenesis of the Human Fetal Retina: An Apical Polarity Perspective. Quinn PMJ and Wijnholds J. Genes. 2019 Nov 29;10(12):987. doi: 10.3390/genes10120987. PMID: 31795518
  15. Human iPSC-Derived Retinas Recapitulate the Fetal CRB1 CRB2 Complex Formation and Demonstrate that Photoreceptors and Müller Glia Are Targets of AAV5. Quinn PM*, Buck TM*, Mulder AA, Ohonin C, Alves CH, Vos RM, Bialecka M, van Herwaarden T, van Dijk EHC, Talib M, Freund C, Mikkers HMM, Hoeben RC, Goumans MJ, Boon CJF, Koster AJ, Chuva de Sousa Lopes SM, Jost CR, Wijnholds J. Stem Cell Reports. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S2213-6711(19)30087-6. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2019.03.002. PMID: 30956116 *Co-first author
  16. Loss of CRB2 in Müller glial cells modifies a CRB1-associated retinitis pigmentosa phenotype into a Leber congenital amaurosis phenotype. Quinn PM, Mulder AA, Alves CH, Desrosiers M, de Vries SI, Klooster J, Dalkara D, Koster AJ, Jost CR, Wijnholds J. Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Jan 1;28(1):105-123. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy337. PMID: 30239717
  17. Transplantation of NTPDase2-positive Sorted Müller Glial Cells into the Mouse Retina. Hoek RM*, Quinn PM*, Hooibrink B, Wijnholds J. J Neurosci Neurosurg. 2018 Nov;1(5):122. doi: 10.31021/jnn.20181122. *Co-first author
  18. CRB2 in immature photoreceptors determines the superior-inferior symmetry of the developing retina to maintain retinal structure and function. Quinn PM, Alves CH, Klooster J, Wijnholds J. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Sep 15;27(18):3137-3153. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy194. PMID: 29893966
  19. NTPDase2 as a Surface Marker to Isolate Flow Cytometrically a Müller Glial Cell Enriched Population from Dissociated Neural Retinae. Hoek RM*, Quinn PM*, Alves CH, Hooibrink B, Wijnholds J. J Neurosci Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;1(4):117. doi: 0.31021/jnn.20181117. *Co-first author
  20. The CRB1 Complex: Following the Trail of Crumbs to a Feasible Gene Therapy Strategy. Quinn PM, Pellissier LP, Wijnholds J.Front Neurosci. 2017 Apr 5;11:175. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00175. eCollection 2017. Review. PMID: 28424578 
  21. Gene therapy into photoreceptors and Müller glial cells restores retinal structure and function in CRB1 retinitis pigmentosa mouse models. Pellissier LP, Quinn PM, Alves CH, Vos RM, Klooster J, Flannery JG, Heimel JA, Wijnholds J. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Jun1;24(11):3104-18. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddv062. Epub 2015 Feb 20. PMID: 25701872
  22. Targeted ablation of CRB1 and CRB2 in retinal progenitor cells mimics Leber congenital amaurosis. Pellissier LP, Alves CH, Quinn PM, Vos RM, Tanimoto N, Lundvig DM, Dudok JJ, Hooibrink B, Richard F, Beck SC, Huber G, Sothilingam V, Garcia Garrido M, Le Bivic A, Seeliger MW, Wijnholds J. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(12):e1003976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003976. Epub 2013 Dec 5. PMID: 24339791


  1. Retinitis Pigmentosa. Tsang SH, Quinn PMJ. Methods Mol Biol. 2022.

Book Chapters

  1. Production of iPS-Derived Human Retinal Organoids for Use in Transgene Expression Assays. Quinn PM, Buck TM, Ohonin C, Mikkers HMM, Wijnholds J. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1715:261-273. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7522-8_19. PMID: 29188520


  1. Phase transition specified by a binary code patterns the vertebrate eye cup. Balasubramanian R*, Min X*, Quinn PMJ, Lo Giudice Q, Tao C, Polanco K, Makrides N, Peregrin J, Bouaziz M, Mao Y, Wang Q, Costa BLD, Buenaventura D, Fen W, Ma L, Tsang SH, Fabre PJ., Zhang X. BioRixv . 2021. Published in Sci Adv, PMID: 34757798 *Co-first author


The Retinal Crumbs Complex: From Animal Models and Retinal Organoids to Therapy. Quinn PMJ. Leiden University. 2019 May 15. (PhD thesis)