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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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 Moran Eye Center's Voyant Biotherapeutics, LLC Enters Into Exclusive R&D Collaboration Agreement with Allergan, Inc.

Moran Eye Center's Voyant Biotherapeutics, LLC Enters Into Exclusive R&D Collaboration Agreement with Allergan, Inc.

The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah today announced that Voyant Biotherapeutics, LLC, a company formed out of its Center for Translational Medicine (CTM), has signed an exclusive R&D Collaboration Agreement with Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN), a multi-specialty health care company headquartered in Irvine, California. The agreement provides for a combination of upfront, research and milestone payments. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to identify disease-associated pathways and targets for the development of new therapeutic agents to treat ocular disease. A primary effort of this collaboration will be centered on new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of irreversible vision loss worldwide.
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