Xavier Horton

June 4, 2018 by rls9ha@virginia.edu

Xavier Horton


Laurie Lab

Research Interest:

Of the extracellular tear proteins downregulated in dry eye disease, lacritin is the only one known to trigger basal tearing and restore ocular homeostasis. I am interested in elucidating signaling mediators, associated receptor complexes, and ion channels activated through lacritin signaling.