Our latest paper entitled “Rare intercellular material transfer as a confound to interpreting inner retinal neuronal transplantation following internal limiting membrane disruption” has been published in the journal Stem Cell Reports, and was featured in the cover image. To read the paper: click here. Congratulations to first author Kevin Zhang, and all co-authors on this […]
Congratulations to all RReSTORe Consortium members on the publication of a major White Paper summarizing the most important questions and challenges pertaining to retinal ganglion cell repopulation to restore vision in blinding optic neuropathies like glaucoma! Importantly, this paper also highlights several avenues and experimental paradigms for meeting those challenges through collaborative research. This will […]
On Wednesday, August 9th, 2023, Dr. Johnson was interviewed by Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Vice President for Scientific Affairs of the BrightFocus Foundation, during a national conference call for glaucoma patients and their families entitled “Can stem cells help my vision?”. The BrightFocus Chats feature scientific and clinical specialists and provide information to help patients living […]
Dr. Johnson speaks about the laboratory’s work on retinal ganglion cell transplantation at the 10th World Glaucoma Congress in Rome, Italy
By all accounts, Aida de Acosta Root Breckinridge was a trailblazer. At age 19, she became the first woman to pilot a motorized aircraft when she flew a dirigible solo over Paris.
Expanding the ophthalmology pipeline for those who are underrepresented in medicine is critical, say Wilmer faculty and trainees, who are focused on doing just that.