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Our goal is to prevent vision loss and blindness due to diabetic retinopathy and neurodegenerative disease. We develop and apply functional MRI methods to detect the effectiveness of a treatment earlier in the course of disease than is currently possible.
Diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa
Human, rats and mice.
Manganese-Enhanced MRI (MEMRI).
Tim Kern (Case Western Reserve University), Paul Tofts (Brighton and Sussex Medical School, England)