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Research to Prevent Blindness

How Cells Die Determines Whether Immune System Mounts Response

An RPB vision researcher's finding could have important implications in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer.  Read story.

Thomas A. Ferguson, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, received an RPB Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award to further his research on the unique relationship between the eye and the immune system.

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