Tess Kornfield

Ph.D. 2015

E-mail: [email protected]

Thesis Title:

Characterization of blood flow in the retinal trilaminar vascular network

Current Position:

Director of Data and Analytics, thredUP

Previous Positions:

Data Scientist Manager, thredUP

Lead Scientist, thredUP

Fellow, Insight Data Science, Palo Alto CA

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Berkeley



Undergraduate Institution and Major/Degree:

B.S., Biology, 2004, University of California, San Diego, CA

Major Advisor(s):

Eric Newman, Ph.D.

Lab Rotations:

Michael Georgieff

S. Hossein Fatemi

Eric Newman

Committee Memebers:

Paulo Kofuji- Chair

Steve McLoon

Noam Harel

Eric Newman - Advisor


  • Kornfield TE, Newman EA. Measurement of retinal blood flow using fluorescently labeled red blood cells. eNeuro. 2015 Mar-Apr;2(2).
  • Kornfield TE, Newman EA. Regulation of blood flow in the retinal trilaminar vascular network. J Neurosci. 2014;34(34):11504-13.
  • Srienc AI, Kornfield TE, Mishra A, Burian MA, Newman EA. Assessment of glial function in the in vivo retina. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;814:499-514.
  • Fatemi SH, Folsom TD, Rooney RJ, Mori S, Kornfield TE, Reutiman TJ, Kneeland RE, Liesch SB, Hua K, Hsu J, Patel DH. The viral theory of schizophrenia revisited: Abnormal placental gene expression and structural changes with lack of evidence for H1N1 viral presence in placentae of infected mice or brains of exposed offspring. Neuropharmacology. 2012;62(3):1290-8
  • Schuff N, Woerner N, Boreta L, Kornfield T, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Thompson PM, Jack CR Jr, Weiner MW. MRI of hippocampal volume loss in early Alzheimer's disease in relation to ApoE genotype and biomarkers. Brain. 2009;132(Pt 4):1067-77.
Tess Kornfield