RPB-supported researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified an enzyme present in the cornea that triggers inflammation during and even after a herpes virus infection.
New RPB-supported research provides hope for transplants of neural stem cells as future treatment for brain injuries.
Dry eye, a global problem affecting more than 30 million people in the U.S. alone, occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly.
The RPB-supported researchers hope their finding will lead to tests to identify cell damage before irreversible vision loss.
More than 30 private and public funders of vision research came together in Washington DC to discuss ways to maximize their support of scientific research in light of new recommendations and a changing environment.
An RPB Trustee pens a powerful Op-Ed on the need to support scientific research through the National Institutes of Health.
The latest grant cycle supports eye research related to a variety of diseases and conditions.
RPB-supported vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have contributed key data to a new study that identifies a natural compound that slows typical signs of aging in mice.
Twenty-two emerging vision scientists conducted Capitol Hill visits with NAEVR and RPB to champion federal funding for critical vision research.
A common pathway involved in photoreceptor death has been identified in retinitis pigmentosa, advanced dry age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases, with early evidence of a possible halt to vision loss related to pathway treatment.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issues nine concrete recommendations for improving eye and vision health and increasing health equity.
Researchers publish critical findings from Zika mouse model, raising the possibility of new avenues of transmission, as well as confirming the virus’ ability to induce cell death in eyes.
Research initiative to address urgent needs in understanding and treating low vision.
Total of 36 grants go to medical schools and individual scientists across the U.S.
A new approach to removing congenital cataracts in infants allows remaining stem cells to regrow functional lenses.
The number of people with visual impairment (VI) and blindness is increasing in the U.S. and around the world.
At the ARVO Inaugural Press Conference, three RPB-funded scientists pushing the boundaries of imaging, early detection, regeneration.
Study reveals a way to inhibit excessive growth of lymphatic vessels which contribute to organ transplant rejection, cancer metastasis, lymphatic obstruction, diabetes and hypertension.
Protein analysis can make diagnoses more accurate and treatments better targeted to individual patients.
Adults whose eyes are slow to adjust to the dark have a greater risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.
Some patients taking high doses of a cholesterol-lowering medication had complete resolution of lipid deposits in the dry form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Findings raise the possibility of treating blinding eye diseases using a patient's own corrected cells as replacement tissue
A finding that opens the door to improving retinal prosthetic devices, targeting treatments to restore damaged retinal circuits, and improving early detection of retinal diseases.
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