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3D “mini eyes” provide insight into genetically induced blindness

3D “mini eyes” provide insight into genetically induced blindness

Genetics and extensive schooling likely cause nearsightedness in children

Genetics and extensive schooling likely cause nearsightedness in children

Adults with congenital blindness experience striking recoveries of night vision after gene therapy

Adults with congenital blindness experience striking recoveries of night vision after gene therapy

Minuscule involuntary eye movements are not drivers of brain signals underlying attention

Minuscule involuntary eye movements are not drivers of brain signals underlying attention

New 'disease-in-a-dish' system developed to study oculocutaneous albinism

New 'disease-in-a-dish' system developed to study oculocutaneous albinism

Researchers identify production mechanism of light-sensitive protein of photoreceptors

Researchers identify production mechanism of light-sensitive protein of photoreceptors

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

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

New approach could lead to better treatments for mitochondrial diseases

New approach could lead to better treatments for mitochondrial diseases

New formulation to administer antibodies for choroidal neovascularization therapy

New formulation to administer antibodies for choroidal neovascularization therapy

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma

Gene therapy protects eye cells in mice with retinitis pigmentosa

Gene therapy protects eye cells in mice with retinitis pigmentosa

Genetic flaw shows promise for treating eye disease

Genetic flaw shows promise for treating eye disease

Alzheimer’s proteins linked to age-related vision loss

Alzheimer’s proteins linked to age-related vision loss

Amazing possibilities of using artificial intelligence in pathology

Amazing possibilities of using artificial intelligence in pathology

Scientists discover how the 3D structure of eye-lens proteins is formed

Scientists discover how the 3D structure of eye-lens proteins is formed

Researchers discover genetic factors underlying diabetic retinopathy

Researchers discover genetic factors underlying diabetic retinopathy