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Columbia researchers have found hundreds of genes linked to nearsightedness, and now they’re using the data to screen for new drugs that can safeguard sharp vision.
Vagelos student Emery Jamerson’19 received the 2018 Dr. David K. McDonogh Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT, named for the first black Columbia-trained doctor in New York.
The most common tests for glaucoma can underestimate the severity of the condition because they do not detect the presence of central vision loss, ophthalmologists at Columbia have found.
- April 23, 2014
Dr. Janet Sparrow and colleagues are pioneering a new way to use the retina's natural fluorescence to track and characterize the progression of eye diseases.
- April 9, 2014
Important tips on sunglasses and sun exposure from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital experts.
- March 26, 2014
Early detection of retinoblastoma in children does not improve outcomes, suggests a Mailman study.
- March 13, 2014
Using stem cells from patients, P&S researchers have created a model of age-related macular degeneration in a dish, which may lead personalized treatments to prevent vision loss.
- June 28, 2013
A five-point checklist to help you choose the best sun protection for your eyes during the summer and all year round.
- April 10, 2013
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.
- December 20, 2012
Two Treatments for RP Closer to Clinical Trials
- April 18, 2012