Research

Japanese researchers demonstrate differentiation of dermal fibroblasts into light sensitive photoreceptors with three key transcription factors

Research conducted at the National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities, and the Center for Regenerative Medicine, National Institute for Child Health and Development, Tokyo,… Read More »Japanese researchers demonstrate differentiation of dermal fibroblasts into light sensitive photoreceptors with three key transcription factors

Diabetic retinopathy screening study shows that financial incentives may have a negative effect on attendance at clinical appointments

Research conducted at Imperial College London has found that financial incentives designed to encourage patients to attend diabetic eye screening result in fewer attendees, compared… Read More »Diabetic retinopathy screening study shows that financial incentives may have a negative effect on attendance at clinical appointments

Large European sample of autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP) families reveal landscape of genetic mutations behind pathology

Researchers, based at the Department of Genetics, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria–Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital–Universidad Autónoma in Madrid, have published research on the spectrum of… Read More »Large European sample of autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP) families reveal landscape of genetic mutations behind pathology

Researchers show how proteasome modification may provide a therapeutic strategy to dealing with dominant-negative retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Researchers, based at the Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University School of Medicine, have shown how modification of the proteasome in photoreceptor cells may be used… Read More »Researchers show how proteasome modification may provide a therapeutic strategy to dealing with dominant-negative retinitis pigmentosa (RP).