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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

New handheld screening device accurately identifies children with amblyopia

New handheld screening device accurately identifies children with amblyopia

Ozone exposure linked to the development of Type 2 diabetes

Ozone exposure linked to the development of Type 2 diabetes

Saliva test to screen for leading infectious cause of infant hearing loss was feasible and well-received

Saliva test to screen for leading infectious cause of infant hearing loss was feasible and well-received

NIH researchers develop a detailed cellular map of chronic MS lesions

NIH researchers develop a detailed cellular map of chronic MS lesions

Novel method uses AI to screen for glaucoma

Novel method uses AI to screen for glaucoma