As NASA prepares for its journey to Mars, one UAB researcher is investigating why so many astronauts suffer from poorer vision after they return to Earth.
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The function and structure of protein GARP2 in rod cells of the retina is still not clear, but researchers have shown that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and have made an important step toward creating a standardized nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal degeneration.
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Christine Curcio, Ph.D., led an international team of researchers that developed a culture system for age-related macular degeneration, the third most prevalent cause of vision loss worldwide.
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Funding from a National Eye Institute award to the UAB School of Optometry will advance eye care research.
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Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
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Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment. 

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The new clinic will be located just off Cahaba River Road behind the Colonnade and is the only clinic of its kind in the 459-corridor area.
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Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination. 

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J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., will research a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the optic nerve. 

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UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

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UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology provides a new residency program track to give incoming residents the option to participate in a clinical or basic research project of their choice.
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Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology will host the 2016 Annual Clinical and Research Symposium on May 13-14 at the Westin Birmingham.
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UAB School of Medicine alumnus uses his talents and his faith to give the gift of sight to those in Kenya and Alabama.
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New study sheds light on a link between noncorrectable vision problems and ADHD in children.
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UAB researchers say how long your eyes take to adjust to the dark may be a risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.
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UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
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African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
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Children and teens with low vision can enjoy a special event at McWane Center sponsored by Songs for Sight.
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Rates of vision impairment are high among seniors living in subsidized housing, suggesting an increased need for widespread vision screening.
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