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Researchers discover new molecular driver of retinoblastoma

September 30, 2022

Study from UT Southwestern Medical Center could lead to new treatments for deadly childhood eye cancer.
Kiam Preston

NEI’s Preston teaches, inspires young scientists

September 30, 2022

A graduate student at the National Eye Institute, Preston volunteered this summer as a virtual instructor in the 8-week-long Journal of Emerging Investigators Mini Ph.D. Program.
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NEI scientists publish protocol for making patient-derived eye tissue

September 28, 2022

The protocol gives step-by-step instructions, starting with patient-derived pluripotent stem cells, transitioning them to retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells and finally maturing them into RPE tissue.

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Last updated: July 30, 2019