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Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise
Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Released: 20-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Launches Translational Eye and Vision Research Center
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Wake Forest University School of Medicine has launched a new Translational Eye and Vision Research Center, located inside Biotech Place, in Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Leaders envision the center serving as a visionary hub that will redefine the landscape of eye and vision research.

Released: 14-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
WashU awarded up to $20M to create portable device to scan for eye diseases
Washington University in St. Louis

Chao Zhou, a professor of biomedical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded an up to $20 million contract from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H).

   
Newswise: New treatment developed to dramatically slow down the progression of blindness-causing retinal diseases
Released: 14-Feb-2024 12:00 AM EST
New treatment developed to dramatically slow down the progression of blindness-causing retinal diseases
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that Dr. Maesoon Im of the Brain Science Institute, together with Prof. Seung Ja Oh of Kyung Hee University and Prof. Kangwon Lee of Seoul National University, successfully incorporated anti-inflammatory drugs into a hydrogel to suppress inflammation in the retina and effectively deliver the drugs to the inflamed area.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Life doesn't stop at age 65. Get the latest on seniors and healthy aging in the Seniors channel
Newswise

Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
2023 winners of ARVO Advocacy Awards announced
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Rockville, Md. - The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today the 2023 recipients of its annual Advocacy Awards: Achievements in Eye and Vision Advocacy Award ― Roxanne Crosby-Nwaobi, RN, PhD, (Moorfields National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre, U.K.) and Rohan Bir Singh, MD (Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, U.S.)

Newswise: Study visually captures a hard truth: Walking home at night is not the same for women
Released: 8-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Study visually captures a hard truth: Walking home at night is not the same for women
Brigham Young University

An eye-catching new study shows just how different the experience of walking home at night is for women versus men.

Released: 7-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Organic compound found in trees could prevent contact lens eye infections
University of Portsmouth

A new study suggests a naturally-occurring material is an effective disinfectant for contact lenses, worn by millions of people worldwide.

Released: 7-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Organic compound found in trees could prevent contact lens eye infections
University of Portsmouth

A new study, by the University of Portsmouth in England and Naresuan and Pibulsongkram Rajabhat universities in Thailand, suggests a naturally-occurring material is an effective disinfectant for contact lenses and could help millions of people worldwide.

Released: 5-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
The influence of the cellular environment on vision
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

The research team investigated the four extracellular matrix proteins Brevican, Neurocan, Tenascin-C and Tenascin-R, which occur in the cell environment of nerve cells of the retina.

   
Released: 5-Feb-2024 10:00 AM EST
ARVO Foundation announces 2024 recipient of Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Rockville, Md.—The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation has named David A. Atchison, PhD, DSc, as the 2024 recipient of the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision.

Released: 5-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
ARVO Foundation announces winner of 2024 Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation announced today that Sally L. Baxter, MD, MSc, is the 2024 recipient of the Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award.

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Released: 4-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
NUS researchers develop AI-powered ‘eye’ for visually impaired people to ‘see’ objects
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Shopping for groceries is a common activity for many of us, but for visually impaired people, identifying grocery items can be daunting.

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Released: 4-Feb-2024 6:00 AM EST
Early Intervention is Critical to Saving Sight with Macular Degeneration
American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)

AMDF and TLI launch a campaign to raise awareness about macular degeneration with the official release of a short film featuring TLI fellow Laura Carabello.

Released: 2-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
New drug could prevent diabetic eye and kidney disease in people with diabetes
University of Bristol

New research has shown a new type of inhibitor drug could prevent microvascular diabetic complications, such as diabetic eye and kidney disease. The University of Bristol-led research is published in Cardiovascular Diabetology.

Newswise: What Retina Specialists Want You to Know about AMD to Save Sight
Released: 1-Feb-2024 7:05 AM EST
What Retina Specialists Want You to Know about AMD to Save Sight
American Society of Retina Specialists

During February’s AMD Awareness Month, the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) is sharing critical knowledge on AMD to help safeguard sight.

30-Jan-2024 3:00 PM EST
Free Resources for the Public for AMD Awareness Month
American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)

A 2024 AMD Awareness Month Resource Page, designed for the public and journalists, offers educational content, shareable talking points, fact sheets, shareable social media graphics, videos, opportunities for action, and more.

Released: 29-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST
H. Dunbar Hoskins Jr., MD, Who Transformed the Academy Into an International Association, Dies at 84
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

As executive vice president from 1993 to 2009, Dr. Hoskins grew the American Academy of Ophthalmology into the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons and guided it into the digital era, with the goal of providing ophthalmologists worldwide with resources to improve ophthalmic care and their patients’ lives.

Newswise: Retinal Photoreceptors Use Dual Pathways to Tell Brain ‘I’ve Seen the Light!’
Released: 25-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Retinal Photoreceptors Use Dual Pathways to Tell Brain ‘I’ve Seen the Light!’
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Working with mammalian retinal cells, neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that, unlike most light-sensing cells (photoreceptors) in the retina, one special type uses two different pathways at the same time to transmit electrical “vision” signals to the brain.

Released: 23-Jan-2024 1:00 PM EST
Inaugural recipients of ARVO Foundation Research Catalyst Awards announced
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Alyssa L. Lie, PhD, BOptom (University of Auckland, New Zealand) and Tarsis Gesteira Ferreira, MSc, PhD (University of Houston, Texas) have been named the inaugural recipients of the ARVO Foundation Research Catalyst Awards.

Released: 23-Jan-2024 12:00 PM EST
ARVO Foundation announces 2023 Point of View Award winners
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation congratulates Neil Lagali, PhD (Linköping University, Sweden) and Mehrdad Rafat, PhD  (LinkoCare Life Sciences AB /NaturaLens AB, Sweden) — recipients of the 2023 Point of View Award.

Newswise: Metalens array enabling next-generation true-3D near-eye displays
Released: 23-Jan-2024 8:05 AM EST
Metalens array enabling next-generation true-3D near-eye displays
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Metalens-array-based integral imaging (Meta-II) display is promising for next-generation true-3D near-eye displays (NEDs) by addressing various long-standing issues in conventional optical architecture through the tremendous flexibility in light manipulation (https://doi.org/10.1186/s43593-023-00055-1).

Released: 23-Jan-2024 8:00 AM EST
Winners of ARVO Foundation Collaborative Research Fellowship Announced
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Rockville, Md.—The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation announced today the recipients of the 2023 ARVO Foundation Collaborative Research Fellowship: Marianna Hollaender, MD; Rodrigo Riedel, PhD; Paula Tenconi, PhD.

Released: 22-Jan-2024 11:00 AM EST
ARVO Foundation announces winner of 2024 Carl Camras Translational Research Award
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation announced today that Glenn Yiu, MD, PhD, has won the 2024 Carl Camras Translational Research Award.

Released: 22-Jan-2024 9:30 AM EST
ARVO Foundation names 2024 winners of Dr. David L. Epstein Award
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Rockville, Md.—The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation announced today the 2024 recipients of the Dr. David L. Epstein Award: Yvonne Ou, MD (mentor) and Tyson Kim, MD, PhD.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST
ARVO Foundation Names 2023 Recipient of Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Rockville, Md.—The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation congratulates David Zacks, MD, PhD — 2023 recipient of the Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Surgery.

Released: 18-Jan-2024 4:05 PM EST
National Science Foundation taps NYU Tandon with $5 Million grant to advance accessibility
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

A team at NYU Tandon School of Engineering will kick off the second phase of an ambitious research project that aims to transform navigation and accessibility for many of the 285 million people with blindness and low vision (pBLV) worldwide.

Newswise: New technique enhances quality control of lab-grown cells for AMD treatment
Released: 18-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST
New technique enhances quality control of lab-grown cells for AMD treatment
NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have improved a crucial step in the production of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), a tissue they grow in the lab from patient blood cells and are testing in a clinical trial as treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

12-Jan-2024 5:00 PM EST
Mega-analysis identifies gene variants associated with glaucoma in people of African ancestry
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Analysis aims to fill knowledge gaps and help guide clinical decisions for a group particularly vulnerable to developing glaucoma

Released: 18-Jan-2024 8:05 AM EST
Contact lenses to diagnose glaucoma
Northumbria University

Glaucoma effects around 70 million people worldwide and can cause irreversible loss of vision if not treated – but around half of those living with the condition are not aware of it.

Released: 17-Jan-2024 11:00 AM EST
ARVO Foundation announces 2024 recipient of Bert M. Glaser, MD Award for Innovative Retina Research
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Rockville, Md.—The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation congratulates Elizabeth Rossin, MD, PhD — 2024 recipient of the Bert M. Glaser, MD Award for Innovative Research in Retina. The award recognizes an early-career investigator who has discovered a novel drug, technique, or the understanding of a mechanism of disease that impacts the understanding and/or treatment of a retinal disease or condition.

Newswise: Glaucoma Innovations to be Presented at 13th Annual New Horizons Forum in San Francisco
Released: 16-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Glaucoma Innovations to be Presented at 13th Annual New Horizons Forum in San Francisco
Glaucoma Research Foundation

Attracting nearly 400 participants annually, this unique gathering unites leaders in the field of glaucoma for a full day of informative presentations, stimulating discussions, and valuable networking opportunities.

Newswise: Glaucoma Research Foundation to Celebrate Research Pioneers, Patient Advocates, and Visionary Donors at Annual Gala
Released: 12-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Glaucoma Research Foundation to Celebrate Research Pioneers, Patient Advocates, and Visionary Donors at Annual Gala
Glaucoma Research Foundation

The Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala will include a reception, a silent art auction featuring artists with vision impairment, and a dinner to celebrate the donors, volunteers, and scientists who do so much to advance Glaucoma Research Foundation’s mission to cure glaucoma and restore vision through innovative research.

Released: 11-Jan-2024 11:05 AM EST
New TGF/RPB Glaucoma Fellows
The Glaucoma Foundation

Since 2021 The Glaucoma Foundation (sponsored by Patricia Hill) has been co-funding up to five $10,000 supplemental Fellowships with Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB). The fellowships for 2024, and the winner of the RPB/ TGF Career Advancement Award in Glaucoma have just been announced.

Newswise: Study Finds AI-Driven Eye Exams Increase Screening Rates for Youth with Diabetes
Released: 11-Jan-2024 8:05 AM EST
Study Finds AI-Driven Eye Exams Increase Screening Rates for Youth with Diabetes
Johns Hopkins Medicine

A Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of children and youth with diabetes concludes that so-called autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) diabetic eye exams significantly increase completion rates of screenings designed to prevent potentially blinding diabetes eye diseases (DED).

Released: 4-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST
Starting a family with the help of science: The latest research in Fertility
Newswise

Find the latest research and features on fertility in the Fertility News Source on Newswise.

       
Newswise: Breaking New Ground in Aerial Imaging: The AVIID Dataset and Visible-to-Infrared Image Translation
Released: 4-Jan-2024 7:05 AM EST
Breaking New Ground in Aerial Imaging: The AVIID Dataset and Visible-to-Infrared Image Translation
Chinese Academy of Sciences

The rapid development of infrared technology, especially infrared cameras on UAVs, has expanded the applications of aerial infrared photography in military, industrial, agricultural, and environmental contexts.

Newswise: Pioneering study indicates a potential treatment for corneal endothelial disease, reducing the need for corneal transplants
Released: 3-Jan-2024 7:05 AM EST
Pioneering study indicates a potential treatment for corneal endothelial disease, reducing the need for corneal transplants
Elsevier

Findings from a pioneering study in The American Journal of Pathology, published by Elsevier, reveal that administration of the neuropeptide α-melanocyte–stimulating hormone (α-MSH) promotes corneal healing and restores normal eye function to an otherwise degenerating and diseased cornea by providing protection against cell death and promoting cell regeneration.

Newswise: Jane C. Edmond, MD, Begins Term as 2024 President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Released: 2-Jan-2024 12:00 PM EST
Jane C. Edmond, MD, Begins Term as 2024 President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Jane C. Edmond, MD, this week begins her one-year term as the 128th president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Released: 27-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month
The Glaucoma Foundation

Here's a New Year's Resolution you won't regret: Make an appointment for a comprehensive eye examination. It could save your sight.

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Released: 21-Dec-2023 12:05 PM EST
Saint Louis University and Partners Awarded $5 Million from NSF’s Convergence Accelerator Program
Saint Louis University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that a team led by Saint Louis University will receive a $5 million award as one of 6 teams chosen to advance to Phase 2 of the Convergence Accelerator Program, Track H: Enhancing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.

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Released: 21-Dec-2023 10:00 AM EST
NASA's Hubble Watches 'Spoke Season' on Saturn
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

This is a Hubble photo of Saturn taken on October 22, 2023, when the ringed planet was approximately 850 million miles from Earth.

Released: 19-Dec-2023 2:05 PM EST
Are over-the-counter eye drops safe?
UC Davis Health

Dozens of eye drop recalls this year have left consumers confused about product safety. An expert explains why there have been so many recalls and how to pick safe eye drops.

Released: 15-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST
Another Win in Fight for Patients Getting the Right Care at the Right Time
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

After two years of advocacy from the ophthalmology community, Aetna confirmed in a letter to the American Academy of Ophthalmology last week that it will no longer require pre-approval for cataract surgeries for Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in Georgia, starting Jan.1.

Released: 14-Dec-2023 2:20 PM EST
UAlbany Scientists Explore New Molecular Tool to Treat Retinal Degenerative Disease
University at Albany, State University of New York

RNA Institute research team receives funding to explore a new molecular tool for treating retinal degenerative disease



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