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Young children’s mobility, motor skills linked with good vision and eye health

Young children’s mobility, motor skills linked with good vision and eye health

First patient-derived stem cell model developed for studying oculocutaneous albinism

First patient-derived stem cell model developed for studying oculocutaneous albinism

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

Researchers develop acoustic virtual reality-based archery game for blind people

Researchers develop acoustic virtual reality-based archery game for blind people

Researchers uncover production mechanism of protein crucial for vision

Researchers uncover production mechanism of protein crucial for vision

University of Birmingham launches 5 new major studies focused on management of type 1 diabetes

University of Birmingham launches 5 new major studies focused on management of type 1 diabetes

Researchers identify two new AMD drug candidates using a stem-cell-derived model

Researchers identify two new AMD drug candidates using a stem-cell-derived model

Gene therapy and diabetes drug may be treatments for late-onset retinal degeneration

Gene therapy and diabetes drug may be treatments for late-onset retinal degeneration

NEI researchers identify unique population of B cells that tamps down the immune system

NEI researchers identify unique population of B cells that tamps down the immune system

Pandemic lockdown created mental and emotional issues for older adults with sensory impairment

Pandemic lockdown created mental and emotional issues for older adults with sensory impairment

Retinoid therapy improves vision in mice with Usher syndrome

Retinoid therapy improves vision in mice with Usher syndrome

New findings can help identify people at increased risk of hydroxychloroquine-related retinopathy

New findings can help identify people at increased risk of hydroxychloroquine-related retinopathy

New project investigates stem cell therapy as a potential treatment for glaucoma

New project investigates stem cell therapy as a potential treatment for glaucoma

Albert Einstein College of Medicine wins new NIH funding to support diabetes research

Albert Einstein College of Medicine wins new NIH funding to support diabetes research

Researchers identify new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

Researchers identify new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

New technology streamlines the development of gene therapy for genetic blinding disorders

New technology streamlines the development of gene therapy for genetic blinding disorders

Study: Youth with type1 diabetes who use insulin pumps less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

Study: Youth with type1 diabetes who use insulin pumps less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

Australian researchers hope to switch on sight with new gene therapy

Australian researchers hope to switch on sight with new gene therapy

WHO and partners launch the first ever global strategy to defeat meningitis

WHO and partners launch the first ever global strategy to defeat meningitis

Damaging DNA builds up in the eyes to drive blinding age-related macular degeneration

Damaging DNA builds up in the eyes to drive blinding age-related macular degeneration