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Moran Eye Center Research Team Helps Identify Drug That Restores Sight to Patients With Obesity-Linked Blindness

Three neuro-ophthalmologists at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, participated in a recent NIH-funded study that revealed the use of an inexpensive glaucoma drug (acetazolamide), when added to a weight reduction plan, can improve and even restore vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). This important discovery was published on April 22, 2014 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Robert E. Marc, PhD, Receives Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research

Robert E. Marc, PhD, Receives Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research

Robert E. Marc, PhD, director of research, John A. Moran Eye Center, has been named by the International Society of Eye Research (ISER) as the recipient of the Houston, Texas-based Retina Research Foundation┬┐s 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research.
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American Journal of Pathology Publishes Moran Eye Center Research on Retinopathy of Prematurity

The American Journal of Pathology, the leading global forum for reporting quality original research on cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease, has published a research paper originating from the John A. Moran Eye Center examining the role of erythropoietin (EPO) signaling in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
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Moran Volunteers Deliver the Gift of Sight

Moran Volunteers Deliver the Gift of Sight

On Saturday, March 22, 2014, 17 patients suffering from debilitating vision loss received life-changing surgeries at the Moran Eye Center on the campus of the University of Utah. The event marked the third year of Moran's bi-annual Charitable Saturday Surgery Day--a unique program that requires months of planning, generous donations, and more than 40 volunteers: technicians, nurses, doctors, and residents who are willing to give freely of their time.
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Foundation for Fighting Blindness Low-Vision Update

On Saturday, March 1, 2014, the Moran Eye Center hosted a Low-vision Science and Technology Forum in collaboration with Foundation Fighting Blindness. The presentations were designed for individuals and family members with a variety of retinal conditions and are now available online.
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Moran Fellow and U of U Medical Student win NANOS Best Abstract Awards

Moran Fellow and U of U Medical Student win NANOS Best Abstract Awards

Moran Neuro-ophthalmology Fellow, Krista Kinard, MD, trumped tough competition to receive the 'Best Abstract by a Fellow Award' at the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society's (NANOS) 40th Annual Meeting. Her abstract, 'Chronic Migraine is Associated with Reduced Corneal Nerve Fiber Density and Length,' by Kinard K, Crum A, Warner JEA, Katz B, Mifflin MD, Smith AG, Digre KB, was entered in the 'Posterior Afferent Visual Pathway (Post-Chiasmal)' category.
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