Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels

UIC News Release Sharon Parmet November 17, 2014 Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a growth factor can regenerate damaged peripheral nerves without causing the growth of new blood vessels — making it a unique candidate to treat nerve damage in areas of the body [...]

By |2018-03-21T16:18:42-05:00November 17th, 2014|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels

AAO awards Best Post for cornea research to Dr. Medi Eslani

Research sheds light on graft rejection after keratolimbal allograft On October 18, 2014, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Dr. Medi Eslani’s work on “Late Acute Rejection of Keratolimbal Allografts” received the highest grade by the Annual Meeting Program Committee and was selected as the Best Poster in the Cornea [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:11-05:00November 7th, 2014|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on AAO awards Best Post for cornea research to Dr. Medi Eslani

First comprehensive text on keratoprostheses edited by IEEI faculty

First comprehensive textbook dedicated solely to the topic of keratoprostheses and the artificial cornea is edited by two IEEI faculty members Co-editors, M. Soledad Cortina and Jose de la Cruz, both members of the IEEI faculty, are pleased to announce that Keratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas: Fundamentals and Surgical Applications is now available on the Springer [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:11-05:00November 6th, 2014|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on First comprehensive text on keratoprostheses edited by IEEI faculty