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LambdaVision Aims to Refine Process for In-Space Manufacturing of Artificial Retinas Through ISS National Lab-Sponsored Investigation

LambdaVision Aims to Refine Process for In-Space Manufacturing of Artificial Retinas Through ISS National Lab-Sponsored Investigation

The Pathogenic Mechanism Underpinning MEPAN Syndrome

The Pathogenic Mechanism Underpinning MEPAN Syndrome

Lipe Gene Plays Pivotal Role in Retinal Health, Study Finds

Lipe Gene Plays Pivotal Role in Retinal Health, Study Finds

Researchers Publish a Detailed Protocol for Making Three Cell Types From iPSCs

Researchers Publish a Detailed Protocol for Making Three Cell Types From iPSCs

New Gene Therapy may be on the Horizon for Usher Syndrome Type 1F

New Gene Therapy may be on the Horizon for Usher Syndrome Type 1F

UH Researcher Designs New Model Expressing the Most Common Disease Mutation in USH2A

UH Researcher Designs New Model Expressing the Most Common Disease Mutation in USH2A

Study Paves the Way to Targeted Treatments for Stargardt Disease

Study Paves the Way to Targeted Treatments for Stargardt Disease

Newly Identified Rare Genetic Variants Could Point to One of the General Mechanisms Driving AMD

Newly Identified Rare Genetic Variants Could Point to One of the General Mechanisms Driving AMD

Rare genetic variants identified that point to MAC as a therapeutic target for age-related macular degeneration

Rare genetic variants identified that point to MAC as a therapeutic target for age-related macular degeneration

FDA-approved compound promotes photoreceptor survival in lab models of inherited retinal ciliopathy

FDA-approved compound promotes photoreceptor survival in lab models of inherited retinal ciliopathy

Genome editing proven effective to restore the vision of mice with genetic diseases

Genome editing proven effective to restore the vision of mice with genetic diseases

Unique region of the brain's cortex used when visually navigating an area by foot

Unique region of the brain's cortex used when visually navigating an area by foot

Newly discovered genetic mutation may be a root cause of severe cases of childhood glaucoma

Newly discovered genetic mutation may be a root cause of severe cases of childhood glaucoma

New technique provides an unlimited supply of patient-derived tissues to study AMD

New technique provides an unlimited supply of patient-derived tissues to study AMD

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