Module A: Structural Biology and Imaging (SBI) Core

Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MBA, in Montgomery Laboratory at Emory Eye Center

Hans Grossniklaus examining slides with John Morgan Micheletti, MD (R '18), in The L.F. Montgomery Laboratory, a dynamic patient care, diagnostic, research and educational service at Emory Eye Center in Atlanta. Montgomery Lab is a free-standing, independently-licensed laboratory established in 1940.

Principal Investigator

Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MBA, Director (EEC, EUSOM)

Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MBA Dr. Grossniklaus is a clinician scientist and specialist inocular oncology and pathology. His basic science research has defined mechanisms of metastasis of ocular melanoma and high-risk retinoblastoma. He is currently translating his findings into new tests and treatments for these diseases.

Research Scientists

Hua Yan, PhD, MD, Associate

Contact: Kiara Banks-


The Grossniklaus lab explores the following topics: nanoparticles to treat retinoblastoma, molecular mechanisms of severely anaplastic retinoblastoma, uveal melanoma treatment with HIF1 antagonists, molecular mechanisms of metastatic uveal melanoma.