Recent departmental publications

Here are our department’s recent publications (02/15/2018 – 03/36/2018) Members of our department are highlighted in bold – congratulations to them all!! Apte, R. S. “Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy in Diabetic Macular Edema Does Flavor Matter?” JAMA Ophthalmology 136, no. 3 (2018): 269-70. Apte, Rajendra S. “Gene Therapy for Retinal Degeneration.” Cell 173, no. […]

Recent departmental publications

Here are our department’s recent publications (01/01/2018 – 02/14/2018) Members of our department are highlighted in bold – congratulations to them all!! Abalem, M., P. Rao, and R. C. Rao. “Nystagmus and Platinum Hair.” JAMA 319, no. 4 (2018): 399-400. Andley, Usha P., Eric Tycksen, Brittney N. McGlasson-Naumann, and Paul D. Hamilton. “Probing the Changes […]

Exclusive agreement with Q Biomed for future glaucoma treatment

Researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences have signed an exclusive option agreement with Q BioMed. Under the agreement granting the exclusive right to license the technology, Q BioMed will evaluate the feasibility and usability of GDF-15, a novel biomarker for monitoring glaucoma, as a companion diagnostic to the MAN-01 small molecule currently being optimized […]

New NEI grant awarded to Dr. Steven Bassnett

Congratulations to Dr. Steven Bassnett who has just received a four year grant from the National Eye Institute to study the biology of the ciliary zonule. The zonule is a system of thin fibers that connects the lens to the inner wall of the eye (see picture above).  During the process of accommodation, the fibers […]