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Putting ‘regeneration’ into regenerative medicine

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Michael Zuber, PhDReyna Martinez-deLuna, PhDMichael Zuber, PhD, and Reyna Martinez-deLuna, PhD, talk of the promising future of research into blinding diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. They are among the vision researchers working toward regenerating neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system. They work in the Center for Vision Research in the Department of Opthalmology at Upstate.


Eye specialist at Upstate hopes to offer artificial retina surgery

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Anthony Andrews, MD

Upstate ophthalmologist Anthony Andrews, MD, describes a newly-approved retinal implant for adults with rare genetic eye disease, including retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.  
Read What’s Up At Upstate blog: Eye specialist at Upstate hopes to offer artificial retina surgery
Read: FDA news release about retinal implant
Read: FDA overview of Argus II retinal prosthesis system 
Read/watch: YNN coverage of Argus II