Moran Eye Center Researcher Dr. Wolfgang Baehr And Collaborators Discover Vital Relationship Between Thyroid Hormones And Macular Degeneration
2/19/2014 8:43:32 AM
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center announced today that Wolfgang B. Baehr, Ph.D. — Professor of Ophthalmology, Adjunct Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Anatomy — and a team of six researchers from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and researchers from the National Eye Institute (NEI) have discovered a link between lower levels of thyroid hormones and reduced damage to photoreceptor cone cells in mouse models with retinal degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases are the result of damage to cone cells in the eyes.
Help employers find you! Check out all the jobs and post your resume.
comments powered by