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AGTC Earns $10 Million After Reaching Phase I/II Study Milestone

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation has earned a $10 million payment from Biogen for reaching a milestone outlined in a collaboration deal the companies signed in 2015.

Injection of vasoactive intestinal peptide into the eye improves corneal transplant survival

A new study in the American Journal of Pathology reports for the first time that injection of neuropeptide vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) directly into the eye of mice enhanced corneal graft survival.

High-profile journals put to reproducibility test

Researchers replicated 62% of social-behaviour findings published in Science and Nature — a result matched almost exactly by a prediction market.

Doctors remove contact lens embedded in eyelid for years

Doctors recently removed a contact lens that was embedded in a woman's eyelid for nearly three decades after she was hit in the eye while playing badminton.

£3.5-million grant lost

Top geneticist loses £3.5-million grant in first test of landmark bullying policy

Retinal abnormalities may indicate preclinical Alzheimer's

Retinal microvascular abnormalities are identified in cognitively healthy individuals who have biomarkers positive for Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Dompe’s Oxervate is First Treatment Approved in US for Neurotrophic Keratitis

Oxervate is the first US treatment for this indication and is labeled for use in patients age 2 and older.

INSiGHT identifies unique retinal regulatory genes

Researches at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children have developed a new platform that enables them to uncover new regulators of retina neurons.

Massive £30-million grant will be awarded to one cardiovascular research team

British Heart Foundation award is one of the largest single grants in medical research.

What role do immune cells play in dry eye?

Immune cells that disrupt the ability of eyelid glands to keep the eyes moisturized could be indirectly to blame for dry eye, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide.

Bausch + Lomb names Joseph Gordon US President

Gordon will oversee the fully integrated US eye care business, including its four business units - Vision Care, Consumer Health, Surgical, and Pharmaceuticals.

Vision loss in glaucoma may be due to immune response

In glaucoma, pressure builds up inside the eye and damages the optic nerve, which leads to vision loss.

India targets universities in predatory-journal crackdown

But academics say government incentives to publish are part of the problem.

How can shingles affect the eyes?

A person with shingles will usually break out in a painful rash that spreads across the upper body.

Why organizing a scientific conference can produce huge benefits

Convening a colloquium can help you to build your network and expand your teamwork skill.