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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
Two-test combination accurately identifies benign pancreatic lesions

Two-test combination accurately identifies benign pancreatic lesions

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

Single bout of exercise can have significant positive behavioral and cognitive effects

Single bout of exercise can have significant positive behavioral and cognitive effects

IBS scientists uncover biological pathway that contributes to thyroid disorder

IBS scientists uncover biological pathway that contributes to thyroid disorder

Experimental gene therapy proven safe for preserving vision of people with AMD

Experimental gene therapy proven safe for preserving vision of people with AMD

Large source of real-time data provides insight into treatment for vision-threatening condition

Large source of real-time data provides insight into treatment for vision-threatening condition

Research illuminates how primary colorectal tumors contribute to premetastatic 'niche' formation

Research illuminates how primary colorectal tumors contribute to premetastatic 'niche' formation

Two widely used drugs show effectiveness in treating patients with CRVO-associated macular edema

Two widely used drugs show effectiveness in treating patients with CRVO-associated macular edema

Machine learning algorithm can help predict progression of age-related macular degeneration

Machine learning algorithm can help predict progression of age-related macular degeneration

Scientists discover novel therapeutic target for retinal neovascularization

Scientists discover novel therapeutic target for retinal neovascularization

Careful counselling from clinicians may help alleviate anxiety in wAMD patients

Careful counselling from clinicians may help alleviate anxiety in wAMD patients

Scientists identify critical regulator for blood vessel growth in developing embryonic spinal cord

Scientists identify critical regulator for blood vessel growth in developing embryonic spinal cord

Scientists identify molecule that could be targeted to prevent vision loss in diabetics and preterm infants

Scientists identify molecule that could be targeted to prevent vision loss in diabetics and preterm infants

Study finds useful way to evaluate impact of stress in AMD

Study finds useful way to evaluate impact of stress in AMD

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

New techniques and treatments show promise for eliminating retinopathy of prematurity

New techniques and treatments show promise for eliminating retinopathy of prematurity

KIT researchers prove that neurons regulate blood vessel growth

KIT researchers prove that neurons regulate blood vessel growth

Powerful version of anti-inflammatory molecule may help protect vision in diabetic retinopathy

Powerful version of anti-inflammatory molecule may help protect vision in diabetic retinopathy

TSRI scientists reveal how vision-loss treatment may leave the eyes, kidneys vulnerable to cellular damage

TSRI scientists reveal how vision-loss treatment may leave the eyes, kidneys vulnerable to cellular damage