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  1. Upcoming VIG: September 18th @ NOON

    There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Hui Xu from the Yingbin Fu lab and Rebecca Pfeiffer from the Marc Lab.  Will be held on September 18th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Sep 10, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  2. NIH Competition Awards Prizes For Audacious Ideas In Vision Research

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded prizes for audacious ideas in vision research to a number of investigators including our own Dr. Yingbin Fu at the Moran Eye Center. A researcher at the John A. Moran Eye Center has been selected as one of 10 winners by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the […]

    Feb 8, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  3. Seminar: Melanopsin Signaling In The Eye

    King-Wai Yau, Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University is delivering a seminar tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at the Eccles Institute for Human Genetics here at the University of Utah.  Dr. Yau will be talking about Melanopsin Signaling In The Eye. Abstract: The discovery of melanopsin signaling pathway in the eye was voted one of the […]

    Sep 17, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  4. Selective Cre/lox FLT-1 Ablation in RPE Induces CNV: A Novel Transgenic Murine CNV Model

    This poster was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida by Ling Luo, Xiaohui Zhang,Thomas Olsen, Subrata Das, Hironori Uehara, Nirbhai Singh, Tad Miya, Bonnie Archer, Alex Jones, Yun Zheng Le, Yingbin Fu and Balamurali K. Ambati.  Full size poster can be seen here.

    May 10, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  5. 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
  6. Cone Opsin Determines The Time Course of Cone Photoreceptor Degeneration in Leber Congenital Amaurosis

    It is been long known that ventral and central cones degenerate more rapidly than dorsal cones in retinoid-deprived LCA (Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis) models.  This paper in PNAS by Tao Zhang, Wolfgang Baehr…

    Jun 13, 2011 — Read more No Comments