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Mar 10, 2015 Science Education
In the retina, vitamin A is an essential ingredient in the complex biochemical process that makes vision possible.
Feb 12, 2015 Science Education
Dr. Gerald Fishman discusses cystoid macular edema (CME), a potentially damaging accumulation of fluid in the retina affecting up to 32 percent of people with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Feb 3, 2015 Science Education
Biology and genetics can be difficult to understand for even an educated adult, so when something kid-friendly is produced, especially a video, we are eager to share it.
Oct 29, 2014 Science Education
Because repurposing relies on prior research and clinical data, it reduces the cost and time needed to establish a new therapeutic application for the drug.
Oct 14, 2014 Beacon Stories
Allison Corona is one of 40 people with Leber congenital amaurosis who’ve benefitted from a gene therapy clinical trial.
Oct 10, 2014 Science Education
To understand heredity, you have to know a little about genetics. Below is a review of the three major genetic-disease inheritance patterns.
Sep 10, 2014 Beacon Stories
“…the best thing is to reach out and network, and access all the resources. The more invested you are in what’s out there, the more you get back.”
Sep 8, 2014 Science Education
The retina is like a multi-layer cake, with each layer comprised of different types of cells, all playing important roles in retinal health and vision.
Aug 7, 2014 Eye On the Cure Research News
Mark Pennesi, M.D., Ph.D., a Foundation-funded clinical researcher at the Casey Eye Institute, discusses the first human study of gene therapy for Usher syndrome type 1B.
Aug 1, 2014 Eye On the Cure Research News
An innovative genetic-engineering approach called “directed evolution” to find optimal gene-delivery systems based on adeno-associated viruses (AAVs).