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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
A faster and easier treatment option to prevent blindness in preterm infants

A faster and easier treatment option to prevent blindness in preterm infants

Study uncovers cause of blood-vessel leakiness in eye diseases

Study uncovers cause of blood-vessel leakiness in eye diseases

Research suggests potential treatment target to slow lymphoma tumor growth

Research suggests potential treatment target to slow lymphoma tumor growth

Novel strategy to stop tumors from developing new blood vessels

Novel strategy to stop tumors from developing new blood vessels

Missing doctor's visit linked to decreased visual acuity for patients with AMD

Missing doctor's visit linked to decreased visual acuity for patients with AMD

Research suggests a new role for neurogenesis

Research suggests a new role for neurogenesis

Study may provide novel targetable mechanisms of therapeutic resistance to anti-VEGF therapies

Study may provide novel targetable mechanisms of therapeutic resistance to anti-VEGF therapies

Helper protein exacerbates diabetic macular edema

Helper protein exacerbates diabetic macular edema

Secretome of pleural effusions linked to NSCLC and malignant mesothelioma

Secretome of pleural effusions linked to NSCLC and malignant mesothelioma

Combination therapy improves survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Combination therapy improves survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Study shows importance of targeted antibody treatment for patients with wet macular degeneration

Study shows importance of targeted antibody treatment for patients with wet macular degeneration

Study: Pleural effusions are linked with NSCLC and malignant mesothelioma

Study: Pleural effusions are linked with NSCLC and malignant mesothelioma

Researchers identify new kidney cancer subtypes and clues to better diagnosis, treatment

Researchers identify new kidney cancer subtypes and clues to better diagnosis, treatment

New gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration is on the horizon

New gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration is on the horizon

Researchers shed new light on how Toxoplasma parasite damages the human eye

Researchers shed new light on how Toxoplasma parasite damages the human eye

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

New biomarkers help predict response to treatment in common brain tumor

New biomarkers help predict response to treatment in common brain tumor

Drugs used to treat retinal diseases are excreted into human breast milk, study finds

Drugs used to treat retinal diseases are excreted into human breast milk, study finds

Protein found in the eye can protect against diabetic retinopathy

Protein found in the eye can protect against diabetic retinopathy

Promising new approaches in the fight against brain metastasis

Promising new approaches in the fight against brain metastasis