blindness research Archives
Mitochondria and retinal degeneration
Aug. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new cellular model for exploring mitochondrial dysfunction in age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in people over 65.
Eye Institute receives $10 million gift for vision research efforts
Jul. 25, 2019—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) has received a $10 million gift that will fund regenerative visual neuroscience research to develop transformative therapies for eye diseases.
VEI taking novel approach to fight blinding diseases
Aug. 14, 2014—Personalized medicine — the effort to tailor health care to individual patients’ needs, genetic profiles and circumstances — is a well-established concept at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Vision research group names VU graduate student to its board
Nov. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt graduate student Megan Capozzi has been named the Member-In-Training Board of Trustee to the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).