An audacious vision: Researchers aim for first human eye transplant within the decade

Featured News // From the Chair // News // Research News // Nov 30 2016

PITTSBURGH – Scientists have strived for successful eye transplants for centuries. Early attempts read like the diary of Mary Shelley: implanting a dog’s eye into a rat’s groin, transplanting a rat’s eye onto the neck of another rat, plucking the eye of a sheep from one socket and placing it into the other. But never has…