New Webvision Chapter: Evolution of Phototransduction, Vertebrate Photoreceptors and Retina

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After much work by a number of our contributors, not the least of whom is the author of this particular effort, we have a spectacular new addition to Webvision:  A section on the Evolution of Phototransduction, Vertebrate Photoreceptors and Retina by Trevor D. Lamb.  Be sure to check it out and let us know what you think in the comments.

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Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) Identifies a Mutation in ALPK1 Responsible for a Novel, Autosomal Dominant Disorder of Vision Loss, Splenomegaly, and Pancytopenia

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This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Lloyd B. Williams, Chad D. Huff, Denise Morgan, Rosann Robinson, Margaux Morrison, Krista Kinard, George Rodgers, Kathleen B. Digre, Kathleen and Margaret DeAngelis. Continue reading “Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) Identifies a Mutation in ALPK1 Responsible for a Novel, Autosomal Dominant Disorder of Vision Loss, Splenomegaly, and Pancytopenia”

Constructive Retinal Plasticity After Selective Ablation of the Photoreceptors

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This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Corinne N. Beier, Bryan W. Jones, Philip Huie, Yannis M. Paulus, Daniel Lavinsky, Loh-Shan B. Leung, Hiroyuki Nomoto,  Robert E. MarcDaniel V. Palanker, and Alexander Sher. Continue reading “Constructive Retinal Plasticity After Selective Ablation of the Photoreceptors”

Light Transmittance of Explanted Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lenses with Surface Light Scattering

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This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Liliana Werner, Caleb Morris, Shannon Stallings, Erica Liu, Anne Floyd, Andrew Ollerton, Lisa Leishman, Zachary Bodnar, Marcia Ong and Ali Akinay. Continue reading “Light Transmittance of Explanted Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lenses with Surface Light Scattering”

Candidate Gene Study of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants from the Neonatal Research Network

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This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by ME Hartnett, M Morrison, G Page, M Cotten, J Murray, M DeAngelis. Continue reading “Candidate Gene Study of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants from the Neonatal Research Network”