When the eye isn’t getting enough oxygen in the face of common conditions like premature birth or diabetes, it sets in motion a state of frenzied energy production that can ultimately result in blindness, and now scientists have identified new...
Six members of Augusta University’s faculty were recognized at the 2019 Augusta University Research Institute Awards on Friday, Oct. 18.
After competing against a nationwide pool of doctoral students, three students in the Vascular Biology Center were awarded 2019 AHA Predoctoral Fellowship Grants.
When a car crash or explosion results in an optic nerve injury, eliminating an enzyme known to promote inflammation appears to aid recovery, scientists report.
Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia are looking at new treatment targets for the retinal damage that often accompanies diseases like diabetes, glaucoma and hypertension.
Enzyme arginase 1, known to help our liver get rid of ammonia, can also help repair and protect our retina.
A more powerful version of an anti-inflammatory molecule already circulating in our blood may help protect our vision in the face of diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy resulting from high circulating levels of glucose is the leading cause of blindness...