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Native 3D structure of the ciliary base witnessed for the first time

Native 3D structure of the ciliary base witnessed for the first time

Adaptive optics imaging helps visualize the pathogenesis of choroideremia

Adaptive optics imaging helps visualize the pathogenesis of choroideremia

Researchers discover the gene essential for the growth of photoreceptors

Researchers discover the gene essential for the growth of photoreceptors

Researchers create novel human cell line to explore blinding eye disorders

Researchers create novel human cell line to explore blinding eye disorders

Researchers analyze and demonstrate how organelles divide into cells

Researchers analyze and demonstrate how organelles divide into cells

Study describes the importance of the autoimmune response in bacteria

Study describes the importance of the autoimmune response in bacteria

Research highlights how cornea T cells may track and combat viral infections

Research highlights how cornea T cells may track and combat viral infections

Researchers identify gene mutation to have the potential to induce higher intelligence in humans

Researchers identify gene mutation to have the potential to induce higher intelligence in humans

UF study adds new dimension to the biology of local plant

UF study adds new dimension to the biology of local plant

Researchers detect major contamination in organic vegetables, likely to cause fatal illness

Researchers detect major contamination in organic vegetables, likely to cause fatal illness

Protein appears key to the function and survival of brain cells most impacted by glaucoma

Protein appears key to the function and survival of brain cells most impacted by glaucoma

Researchers aim to tackle neurodegenerative diseases of the eye and brain

Researchers aim to tackle neurodegenerative diseases of the eye and brain

Cryo-ET reveals mechanisms underlying gene mutations that lead to blindness

Cryo-ET reveals mechanisms underlying gene mutations that lead to blindness

Researchers identify production mechanism of light-sensitive protein of photoreceptors

Researchers identify production mechanism of light-sensitive protein of photoreceptors

Gene writing helps develop advanced therapies safely and effectively

Gene writing helps develop advanced therapies safely and effectively

Experts create world’s first single-cell atlas of human and porcine eyes

Experts create world’s first single-cell atlas of human and porcine eyes

Experts identify novel mechanisms involved in macrophage polarization

Experts identify novel mechanisms involved in macrophage polarization

OHSU part of new project investigating stem cell therapy as potential glaucoma treatment

OHSU part of new project investigating stem cell therapy as potential glaucoma treatment

'Switching on' Sight using Gene Therapy

'Switching on' Sight using Gene Therapy

Study uncovers new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

Study uncovers new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies