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By January 7, 2020


Therapy Could Improve, Prolong Sight in Those Suffering Vision Loss

People with deteriorating vision could see better and retain useful vision longer if new therapies work as well in humans as they do in mice.

With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight

Researchers designed a virus targeted to retinal ganglion cells and loaded it with the gene for a light-sensitive receptor.


The Vision Science faculty constitute a prestigious group of educators and researchers. Click the arrow to learn more about them, including research interests, contact information and links to lab websites.



About 40 graduate students are currently enrolled in the Vision Science program. Their backgrounds include degrees in psychology, biology, engineering, computer science, or optometry.



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