Research News

David Gamm, MD, PhD // Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Stem Cells // Video

David Gamm, MD, PhD, discusses Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Stem Cells at the Saving Sight: Macular Degeneration Symposium in October, 2016.

Barbara Blodi, MD // Research on Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration // Video

Barbara Blodi, MD, discusses current research on treatments for age-related macular degeneration at the Saving Sight: Macular Degeneration Symposium in October, 2016.

UW Eye Research Team Discovers Novel Gene Mutations that Cause Glaucoma

January is national glaucoma awareness month A research team of the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has discovered novel mutations in a...   Read More

A Review: The Association Between Myopia and Glaucoma

CORE CONCEPTS The increasing global prevalence of myopia has significant consequences beyond mere optical correction, as it predisposes individuals to severe ocular pathologies including glaucoma. Biomechanical stresses induced by increased axial...   Read More

Nickells Lab Explores the Molecular Complexities of Retinal Ganglion Cell Death in Glaucoma

  January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month Meet Robert Nickells, PhD, a researcher in the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences....   Read More

Increasing Options for Glaucoma Treatment and Detection

Meet Yao Liu, MD, Glaucoma sub-specialist at the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences “As a glaucoma specialist, I see far too...   Read More

Uncovering Disease Pathophysiology to Improve Treatments

Meet Paul Kaufman, MD, Glaucoma sub-specialist at the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences     January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month...   Read More

Department Labs Explore Gene Delivery for Treating Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the US and is usually associated with increased pressure...   Read More

Judy Chen, MD, PhD, Selected as PI for New Study

Judy (Yanjun) Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery was named Principal Investigator for a Midwest Lighting Institute sponsored project entitled:...   Read More

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

PITTSBURGH – Scientists have strived for successful eye transplants for centuries. Early attempts read like the diary of Mary Shelley: implanting a dog’s eye...   Read More

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