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Tag: Center for Visual Science

First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

March 29, 2021

Rochester researchers’ breakthrough could lead to patient-specific treatments for age-related macular degeneration, which leads to a loss of central vision.

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Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

February 11, 2021

Internationally recognized pioneer in vision science and its applications is named the next director of one of the University’s most highly regarded research centers.

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Imaging the secret lives of immune cells in the eye

Imaging the secret lives of immune cells in the eye

October 7, 2020

Rochester researchers combine videography and artificial intelligence to track the interactions of microscopic immune cells in a living eye without dyes or damage, a first for imaging science.

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Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

August 16, 2020

National vision research organization recognizes David Williams for his research, the organization’s third consecutive honoree with University of Rochester ties.

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Rochester scientist earns national recognition for research

Rochester scientist earns national recognition for research

May 4, 2020

Adam Snyder, assistant professor of brain and cognitive sciences and neuroscience, has received a Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded to young scientists considered to be future leaders in the scientific community.

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David Williams steps down as AS&E dean for research

David Williams steps down as AS&E dean for research

July 8, 2019

Dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering since 2011, Williams stepped down on July 1 to return full time to his research.

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An eye for seeing big problems, and solving them

An eye for seeing big problems, and solving them

April 12, 2019

For patients with vision loss after a stroke or brain injury, a simple therapy device developed by professor of ophthalmology Krystel Huxlin could help train the eye to see again.

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The science of seeing art and color

The science of seeing art and color

December 13, 2018

In each of more than 40 paintings of the same scene—London’s Waterloo Bridge—Impressionist artist Claude Monet manipulates viewer perception in a way that scientists at the time did not completely understand.

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Surviving a stroke propels career in brain research

Surviving a stroke propels career in brain research

July 26, 2017

In July 2005, as a high school senior, Frank Garcea suffered what could have been a deadly stroke during soccer practice. Today, after receiving his doctorate at Rochester, he researches how the brain recovers from injury.

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New retinal imaging technique gives us closer look at the eye

New retinal imaging technique gives us closer look at the eye

January 2, 2017

Researchers at the Rochester Medical Center are the first to be able to make out the individual cells at the back of the eye that are implicated in vision loss in diseases like glaucoma. They hope their revolutionary new technique could prevent vision loss via earlier diagnosis and treatment for these diseases.

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