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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
Scientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathy

Scientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathy

Study sheds light on the mechanism of lung damage in premature babies

Study sheds light on the mechanism of lung damage in premature babies

Biomaterial-mediated growth factor delivery can restore perfusion of blood vessels in animal models

Biomaterial-mediated growth factor delivery can restore perfusion of blood vessels in animal models

Heidelberg researchers gain new insights into formation of blood vessels

Heidelberg researchers gain new insights into formation of blood vessels

MGH researchers identify potential strategy for improving efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify potential strategy for improving efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors

Study shows previously unknown dimension of lymphangiogenesis during worm infection

Study shows previously unknown dimension of lymphangiogenesis during worm infection

Researchers present novel gene-editing technique to prevent retinal angiogenesis

Researchers present novel gene-editing technique to prevent retinal angiogenesis

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

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