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Congratulations Dr. Thomas Ferguson!

Congratulations Dr. Thomas Ferguson!

Dr. Thomas Ferguson presented his lecture "Apoptosis and Tolerance as They Relate to Eye and Vision" at the NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and Immunology Vision and Immunology: Partners in an Ambiguous Relationship View the full agenda 
Macular degeneration linked to aging immune cells

Macular degeneration linked to aging immune cells

  Studying mice and cells from patients, Dr. Apte's team found that as immune cells called macrophages get older, they are more likely to contribute to inflammation and abnormal blood vessel growth in the back of the eye. This can damage vision in patients with age-related macular degeneration.   https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/macular-degeneration-linked-to-aging-immune-cells/

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