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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
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

Scientists use advanced imaging to track brain tumor 'turncoats'

Scientists use advanced imaging to track brain tumor 'turncoats'

Researchers find a potential modulator in revascularization of pancreatic islets

Researchers find a potential modulator in revascularization of pancreatic islets

Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications

Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications

New implant technology safely minimizes injections for people with macular degeneration

New implant technology safely minimizes injections for people with macular degeneration

New therapeutic approach utilizes endogenous processes to enhance cardiac repair

New therapeutic approach utilizes endogenous processes to enhance cardiac repair

'Eye-in-a-dish' model helps scientists to uncover 'surprising' AMD gene variant

'Eye-in-a-dish' model helps scientists to uncover 'surprising' AMD gene variant

Prostate cancer marker activates growth factors that contribute to tumor spread

Prostate cancer marker activates growth factors that contribute to tumor spread

Novel approach uses magnetic beads for the treatment of preeclampsia

Novel approach uses magnetic beads for the treatment of preeclampsia

'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD

'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

Experimental drug may be twice as good at fighting vision loss as previously thought

Experimental drug may be twice as good at fighting vision loss as previously thought

Gene medication shows promise to treat spinal cord injuries

Gene medication shows promise to treat spinal cord injuries

Study suggests new approach to ameliorating obesity-associated metabolic abnormalities

Study suggests new approach to ameliorating obesity-associated metabolic abnormalities