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  1. Notable Paper: On Cone Bipolar Cell Axonal Synapses In The OFF Inner Plexiform Layer Of The Rabbit Retina

    This paper in the Journal of Comparative Neurology by  J. Scott Lauritzen, James R. Anderson, Bryan W. Jones, Carl B. Watt, Shoeb Mohammed, John V. Hoang and Robert E. Marc is another effort out of the Marc Laboratory For Connectomics that continues to define complete neural circuits to completeness. This paper is another elucidation of data from the first Rabbit Retinal Connectome volume (RC1) that reveals […]

    Jan 30, 2013 — Read more 1 Comment
  2. Activation of Survival Pathways In The Degenerating Retina of rd10 Mice

    An interesting article was published  in Experimental Eye Research by Marijana Samardzija, Hedwig Wariwoda, Cornelia Imsand, Philipp Huber, Severin R. Heynen, Andrea Gubler and Christian Grimm that examines survival pathways that are induced in the retinas of rd10 mice.  Dynamics of retinal degeneration in the rd10 mouse was also examined including an analysis of retinal vasculature and […]

    Jan 25, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  3. Seminar: The Role of VEGF in the Adult: Implications for Anti-VEGF Therapies

    Pat D’Amore, Senior Scientist and Director of Research at the Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear.  Professor of  Ophthalmology and Pathology Harvard Medical School will be delivering a seminar at the John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 12:00-1:00 pm Abstract:  VEGF has a well established role in vascular development […]

    Jan 24, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  4. Interesting Article: Cellular Resolution Panretinal Imaging of Optogenetic Probes Using a Simple Funduscope

    An interesting paper by Adi Schejter, Limor Tsur, Nairouz Farah, Inna Reutsky-Gefen, Yishay Falick, and Shy Shoham published an interesting paper that shows in vivo fluorescent images with cellular resolution using optogenetic probes expressed in retinal ganglion cells by adapting a simple endoscope as a low cost fundoscopic imaging system. The authors were able to […]

    Jan 22, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  5. Moran Eye Center International Outreach

    Here on Webvision, our goal is retinal education and even though Webvision is hosted here at the Moran Eye Center, we nevertheless try to include as much of the wider community as possible in posts and in content, though we will point out work that comes of of the Moran Eye Center from time to time. […]

    Jan 19, 2013 — Read more 1 Comment
  6. Seminar: Mechanisms Of Retinal Degeneration Caused By Mutant Rhodopsin: Applications Of Live Rod Imaging

    Barry Knox from Upstate University of New York, Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Ophthalmology will be  delivering a talk on Mechanisms Of Retinal Degeneration Caused By Mutant Rhodopsin: Applications Of Live Rod Imaging, January 22nd, 2013 in the John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Jan 15, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  7. Webvision Year In Review, 2012

    Last year we started a tradition here on Webvision of summarizing some statistics of traffic to Webvision to give you some idea of who the users and visitors are.  While 2011 was  a year of major infrastructure change to Webvision with a complete replacement of the database backend and a move to hosting with a […]

    Jan 8, 2013 — Read more No Comments