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Basic & Translational Research

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

The Burden of Eye Disease in Women

| Mary Elizabeth Hartnett

The goal of VISION 2020 was to reduce avoidable sight loss, but there is still work to be done to redress gender disparities

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Disruption Ahead

| Jeff Pettey

A failure to meet preventable blindness targets speaks to the need for change

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Bitesize Breakthroughs

| Aleksandra Jones

The latest eye-related research – in 60 words or less

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Monkey See

| Phoebe Harkin

Implant gives monkeys artificial sight, bypassing prior stages of visual processing to interface directly with the brain

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

(Re)Generation Game

| Phoebe Harkin

A molecule capable of regenerating damaged nerve fibers may offer hope for glaucoma patients

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

Newfound Neurons

| Aleksandra Jones

Could a recently unearthed group of neurons help treat strabismus?

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Connect 4

| Phoebe Harkin

Moran Eye Center’s researcher Rebecca Pfeiffer on the first pathoconnectome for early-stage retinitis pigmentosa

Subspecialties COVID-19

Cornea Contra COVID-19

| Aleksandra Jones

Unlike Zika and herpes simplex, SARS-CoV-2 does not replicate in corneal tissue

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

A Window to Neurodegeneration?

| Olivia Gaskill

A potential biomarker of neurodegeneration has been detected in the vitreous humor

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Early Promise

| Aleksandra Jones

The latest studies in vision science research – from treating retinoblastoma to developing therapies for retinopathy

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