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Eye Therapy News

The Art of Eyes

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:23:19 +0000

The eye is an object of great beauty as shown by the Ophthalmologist in their July/August 2014 issue. This month’s issue features a photo essay called The Art of the Eyes and includes examples of the work from a number research labs capturing the complex and beautiful detail of the eye and its cells. The essay includes images […]

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In memoriam

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:02:34 +0000

Dr Yoshiki Sasai (1962 – 2014) It is with great sadness today that we remember and pay tribute to our collaborator Dr Yoshiki Sasai. Yoshiki was a world leading stem cell researcher and Deputy Director of the Riken Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan. Through his hard work and dedication over many years, Yoshiki […]

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International Clinical Trials Day: Our Work in Summary

Tue, 20 May 2014 15:03:41 +0000

Introduction Today, 20 May 2014, is International Clinical Trials Day. This landmark day remembers the pioneering work of James Lind a Scottish naval physician who, in the 1700s, conducted the first controlled clinical study that identified that citrus fruit (containing Vitamin C) was effective in treating scurvy. Each year, a number of organisations mark this […]

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Collaborations

As well as many local collaborations within the Institute, Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London we have many collaborations throughout the UK and in Europe, USA and Australia.

We have very strong links with the gene therapy programme at The Institute of Child Health directed by Professor Adrian Thrasher, Molecular Immunology Unit. We also collaborate extensively on gene therapy for retinal degenerations with Professor Tiansen Li of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School.

Prof. Tiansen Li
http://www.nei.nih.gov/intramural/rcbd_section.asp

Prof. Alan Wright
www.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/Research/Cellgen/Retinopathies/qtl_ip.html

Prof. Andrew Dick
www.bristol.ac.uk/clinicalsciencesouth/torc/ophthalmology/research/iedg/interests.html

Prof. Adrian Thrasher
www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/ich/academicunits/Molecular_immunology/Homepage

Dr Jane Sowden
www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/academics_students/stem_cell_research.html

Dr Yvan Arsenijevic
http://www.eyeregeneration.ch/home.html

Dr Alberto Auricchio
http://www.tigem.it/en/research/researchers/alberto-auricchio

Prof. Simon Petersen-Jones
http://cvm.msu.edu/directory/peter315


Dr. Masayo Takahashi
http://www.riken.go.jp/engn/r-world/research/lab/cdb/retinal/index.html

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