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  1. Seminar: The 411 On Subretinoid Deposits In Age-Related Degeneration

    Christine Curcio, Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Alabama At Birmingham School of Medicine will be delivering a seminar on “The 411 on subretinoid deposits in age-related degeneration” on Wednesday, June 8th at 12:00 Noon in the Moran Eye Center auditorium.

    May 27, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  2. Progression of Geographic Atrophy

    These retinal images are from an 84 year old white male who presented to the Moran Eye Center in 2008.  He was diagnosed and followed for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with serial autofluorescent photographs showing progression of geographic atrophy of the RPE from 2008 to 2014. These images were prepared by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center.   […]

    May 28, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  3. Seminar: Unraveling The Genetic Risk Spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration

    Lars Fritsche from the Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan will be delivering a seminar on Unraveling The Genetic Risk Spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in elderly Americans. AMD is influenced […]

    Feb 4, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  4. Thy-1 Expressed In CNV And Increased In migrating Choroidal ECs In Human Neovascular AMD

    This abstract was presented today at the 2014 Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Orlando, Florida by Haibo Wang, Yanchao Jiang and M. Elizabeth Hartnett. Thy-1 regulates VEGF-induced choroidal endothelial cell migration  Dept of Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, The University of Utah-Salt Lake City.  Purpose: Choroidal endothelial cell (CEC) activation and migration […]

    May 8, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  5. Retinal Metabolic Response to Cigarette Smoke

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Alexandra D. Butler, William D. Ferrell, Alex Woodell, Carl Atkinson, Baerbel Rohrer, Robert E. Marc and Bryan W. Jones. 

    May 7, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  6. Dr. Gregory Hageman Delivers Congressional Briefing

    The Moran Eye Center‘s Dr. Gregory Hageman delivered a Congressional Briefing on September 20th along with the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) and partners AMD Alliance International, Alliance for Aging Research, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), European Vision Institute and Lighthouse International.  Dr. Hageman spoke as part of a Congressional […]

    Oct 1, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  7. Macular pigment imaging in AREDS2 participants: An ancillary study of AREDS2 subjects enrolled at the Moran Eye Center

      This study by Paul S. Bernstein, Faisal Ahmed, Aihua Liu, Susan Allman, Xiaoming Sheng, Mohsen Sharifzadeh, Igor Ermakov, and Werner Gellermann in IOVS examined the macular pigment in AREDS2 patients.  AREDS2 is a randomized, placebo-controlled study designed to determine whether supplementation with 10 mg of lutein and 2 mg of zeaxanthin per day can slow the rate […]

    Aug 17, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  8. Retinal Metabolic Response to Cigarette Smoke

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida by Alexandra D. Butler, William D. Ferrell, Alex Woodell, Carl Atkinson, Bärbel Rohrer, Robert E. Marc and Bryan W. Jones. 

    May 8, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  9. Histologic Correlation of OCT With Diseased Retina In Humans

    This poster was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida by W. Drew Ferrell, Lloyd Williams, Carl B. Watt, James R. Anderson, Robert E. Marc and Bryan William Jones.  Full size (almost) poster can be seen here.

    May 6, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  10. Rapid Glutamate Receptor 2 Trafficking During Retinal Degeneration

    Yanhua Lin, Bryan W. Jones, Aihua Liu, Félix R. Vazquéz-Chona, J. Scott Lauritzen, W. Drew Ferrell and Robert E. Marc published a paper on rapid changes in glutamate receptor 2 trafficking during retinal degeneration.

    May 1, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  11. Seminar: Bärbel Rohrer, Ph.D. “Sublytic Complement Activation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration”

    On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 4:00 – 5:00pm, Bärbel Rohrer, Ph.D. will be delivering a talk on “Sublytic Compliment Activation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration” at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics auditorium on the University of Utah campus. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar for socialization. Faculty Host: Bryan William Jones, Ph.D. Questions?  Leave […]

    Mar 12, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  12. RD 2012: XVth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration Announcement

    We just received program notice of the XVth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration that will be held, July 16-20, 2012 Bad Gögging, Bavaria, Germany.

    Dec 12, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  13. Notable Paper: Increased Expression of Multifunctional Serine Protease, HTRA1, in Retinal Pigment Epithelium Induces Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

    Efforts to explore chromosome 10q26, a major candidate region associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have proven difficult and controversial.  This particular region of interest is two neighboring genes, ARMS2 and HTRA1.  However, efforts in trying to explore the functional involvement of either HTRA1 or ARMS2 in AMD have proven to be difficult and have […]

    Aug 18, 2011 — Read more No Comments