The University of Utah¿s M.E. Hartnett, M.D., has a full calendar at this week¿s Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting in Orlando. She is organizing and moderating a cross-disciplinary symposium that addresses retinopathy of prematurity: the epidemiology, environmental effects from oxygen and nutrition, stem cell studies on repair of injured vessels and clinical treatments. She is also chairing an ethics committee on vulnerable populations in clinical research.... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
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At this week¿s Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, she¿ll talk with colleagues about her study on PDZD7 (a modifier gene) in the mouse retina, research she completed with fellow Universit of Utah researchers Junhuang Zou and Tihua Zheng.... Read MoreSelect...
University of Utah Moran Eye Center Research Team Helps Identify Drug That Restores Sight to Patients With Obesity-Linked Blindness
Three neuro-ophthalmologists on team that found the use of an inexpensive glaucoma drug (acetazolamide), when added to a weight reduction plan, can improve and even restore vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension.... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
Robert Marc of University of Utah's Moran Eye Center Given 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research
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Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., will be awarded Proctor Medal on May 5 for work studying retinal diseases.... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences