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Neuroscientists Discover Brain Pressure Controls Eye Pressure, Revealing New Avenues for Glaucoma Treatment

January 13, 2020

Researchers at the University of South Florida have discovered a novel feedback pathway from the brain to the eye that modulates eye pressure – a significant advancement in the effort to diagnose and treat glaucoma.

How Do Fruit Flies See in Color?

January 9, 2020

Study from Columbia University uncovers human-like brain circuit at work. Their findings lay the groundwork for mapping mechanisms of color vision.

UNH Researchers Solve Protein Structure Associated with Inherited Retinal Diseases

December 23, 2019

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have reported the first structural model for a key enzyme, and its activating protein, that can play a role in some genetically inherited eye diseases like retinitis pigmentosa and night blindness.
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Last updated: July 30, 2019