Apte lab and Genetic Department publication

“SARM1 depletion rescues NMNAT1-dependent photoreceptor cell death and retinal degeneration” Congratulations to Dr. Rajendra Apte, his lab and the Genetics Department on their recent publication in eLife. Rajendra Apte, PhD and his lab with the help of Jeffrey Milbrandt, MD, PhD, Aaron DiAntonio, MD, PhD, Hiroki Kakita, MD, PhD and Yo Sasaki, PhD, from the […]

Nerve injury appears to be root of diabetes-related vision loss

Diabetes-related vision loss most often is blamed on blood vessel damage in and around the retina, but new research indicates that much of that vision loss may result from nerve cell injury that occurs long before any blood vessels are damaged. The finding — from scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis — […]