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Research to Prevent Blindness Grantee Dr. Gregg Semenza Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine
With sorrow, RPB notes the passing of the esteemed vision researcher.
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Dr. Semenza is being recognized for his discoveries related to how cells respond to low oxygen levels, which have implications for the treatment of cancer, eye diseases and more.