Monthly Archives: September 2014

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In Memoriam: Harris Ripps, PhD, DSc, 1927-2014

Harris Ripps, PhD, DSc, FARVO, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, at the age of 87.  He and his wife Jeanne lived in Boca Raton, Florida. At the time of his death, Dr. Harris Ripps was Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and former director of the Laboratory [...]

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Mark I. Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, MBA new Head of Ophthalmology

Cornea specialist to head ophthalmology at UIC Sharon Parmet, UIC News Center October 20, 2014 Dr. Mark Rosenblatt, a clinician-scientist who studies regeneration of the cornea, has been named head of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Illinois College of Medicine effective Oct. 26, pending approval of the University Board of [...]

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Q&A with retina expert David Pepperberg on protein and AMD

From the UIC Science Blog Can reducing the buildup of a protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease in the eye help treat macular degeneration? Sharon Parmet September 2014 David Pepperberg, professor of ophthalmology in the UIC College of Medicine, together with Louis Hersh, professor of molecular and cellular biochemistry at the University of Kentucky, [...]

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