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Groundbreaking Research, Uncommon Cures for Blindness
The leading infectious cause of blindness is herpes keratitis. The Fox Center's inventive research is preventing and treating the effects of this virus.
Pioneering Corneal Therapies, Opening Windows to the Visual System
The Fox Center is developing cell-based therapies to restore corneal transparency by employing modern techniques of genetic engineering.
Cutting-edge Imaging, Trailblazing Detection and Diagnosis
The Fox Center is developing and testing ophthalmic image devices, which provide highly detailed images of ocular structures at micron scale.
July 8, 2015
Post Gazette article, UPMC Exploring the Future of Eye Transplants
March 31, 2015
Re-Imagining Sight - Seeing with Our Brain and Not With Our Eyes
March 13, 2015
Second Sight by Jennifer Couzin-Frankel
February 26, 2015
Stem Cells From Wisdom Teeth Seen As Possible Fix For This Common Form Of Blindness
February 23, 2015
Dental stem cells valuable for cornea repair, University of Pittsburgh researchers find
October 9, 2015 -
Science 2015 Unleashed
October 9, 2015 -
Mark Your Calendar Science 2015 Unleashed: SPOTLIGHT SESSION 12: SCIENTIFIC SERENDIPITY: JAMES L. FUNDERBURGH, PHD
October 14, 2015 -
FCVR Innovations in Vision Restoration Lecture Series - "Sensory and Molecular Genetic Approaches to Visual Circuit Repair"
December 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
FCVR Lecture Series: "Cortical Dynamics" by Charles Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., Janet and Arthur Professor The Rockefeller University
June 20, 2016 (All day)
June 21, 2016 (All day)
MARK YOUR CALENDAR June 20, 2016 (All day) to June 21, 2016 (All day) 2016 Annual International Vision Conference: Vision Restoration: Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology Conference
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