Thanasis Panorgias, MS, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Vision Sciences
  • Director of Graduate Studies


PhD, Neuroscience, University of Manchester, UK
MSc, Optics and Vision, University of Crete, Greece

Areas of Expertise

Professional Memberships

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
International Colour Vision Society (ICVS)
International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision

Research Interests

Color Vision
Visual Neuroscience

Publications & Presentations

  1. Retinal responses to simulated optical blur using a novel dead leaves ERG stimulus A Panorgias, S Aigbe, E Jeong, C Otero, PJ Bex, FA Vera-Diaz Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 62 (10)
  2. Blue light activates pulvinar nuclei in longstanding idiopathic photophobia: a case report A Panorgias, D Lee, KE Silva, D Borsook, EA Moulton
    NeuroImage: Clinical 24, 102096
  3. Age-related changes in ON and OFF responses to luminance increments and decrements K Shinomori, A Panorgias, JS Werner JOSA A 35 (4), B26-B34
  4. Senescent changes and topography of the dark-adapted multifocal electroretinogram A Panorgias, M Tillman, EE Sutter, A Moshiri, C Gerth-Kahlert, JS Werner Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 58 (2), 1323-1329
  5. Age-related change in fast adaptation mechanisms measured with the scotopic full-field ERG. MA Tillman, A Panorgias, JS Werner Documenta Ophthalmologica 2016;132 (3), 201-212



Fuensanta A. Vera-Diaz, OD, PhD, FAAO
Associate Professor of Optometry
New England College of Optometry

Peter J. Bex, PhD
Chair and Professor of Psychology
Northeastern University

Christopher P. Taylor, PhD
Assistant Professor of Vision Sciences
New England College of Optometry

Masters Students

Alison Taylor, Class of 2024
Raviv Katz, Class of 2025
Srini Srirangam, Class of 2025
Simon Wong, Class of 2025