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In anatomy, a ganglion (plural ''ganglia'') is a biological tissue mass, most commonly a mass of nerve cell bodies. Cells found in a ganglion are called ganglion cells, though this term is also sometimes used to refer specifically to retinal ganglion cells.
Study reveals unique retinal scar in Ebola survivors

Study reveals unique retinal scar in Ebola survivors

Scientists show ability to grow specific neurons for treatment of optic neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists show ability to grow specific neurons for treatment of optic neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify biomarker that could predict disease severity in glaucoma patients

Researchers identify biomarker that could predict disease severity in glaucoma patients

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Strawberry extract can inhibit spread of breast cancer cells, mice study shows

Strawberry extract can inhibit spread of breast cancer cells, mice study shows

Novel non-invasive technique can deliver drugs to the brain via nanoparticles

Novel non-invasive technique can deliver drugs to the brain via nanoparticles

New report outlines strategies for regenerating retinal ganglion cells

New report outlines strategies for regenerating retinal ganglion cells

Research helps elucidate mechanisms behind low-level laser therapy in treating neuropathic pain

Research helps elucidate mechanisms behind low-level laser therapy in treating neuropathic pain

Discovery about retinal zinc may show new way to protect, regenerate optic nerve in glaucoma patients

Discovery about retinal zinc may show new way to protect, regenerate optic nerve in glaucoma patients

Minimally invasive treatment can safely relieve pain in children with severe migraine

Minimally invasive treatment can safely relieve pain in children with severe migraine

New research identifies signal that appears to trigger retinal regeneration in zebrafish

New research identifies signal that appears to trigger retinal regeneration in zebrafish

Vision scientists uncover reasons behind unusual perceptual properties of the eye's fovea

Vision scientists uncover reasons behind unusual perceptual properties of the eye's fovea

Northwestern Medicine scientists discover retinal cell that may cause myopia

Northwestern Medicine scientists discover retinal cell that may cause myopia

Stem cell secretions appear to protect retinal ganglion cells in rats, study shows

Stem cell secretions appear to protect retinal ganglion cells in rats, study shows

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

NIH highlights key tips and facts about glaucoma

NIH highlights key tips and facts about glaucoma

Study shows new role of zinc in optic nerve injury

Study shows new role of zinc in optic nerve injury

New imaging technique could revolutionize assessment of eye health and disease

New imaging technique could revolutionize assessment of eye health and disease

Encapsulated cell therapy could be new way to fight glaucoma

Encapsulated cell therapy could be new way to fight glaucoma

Six NIH-funded projects aim to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration

Six NIH-funded projects aim to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration