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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

News 2014

Electronic Medical Records Available Instantly

April 09, 2014

For more than 50 years, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has made it our goal to provide unsurpassed quality eye care to you and your family. It is with great excitement that we announce our next big step toward providing you with the best technological advances in the healthcare industry. We are pleased to introduce MyUHealthChart.com, our new electronic medical records (EMR) system.

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John Guy, M.D.

Clinical Trial Uses Gene Therapy to Target Mutations in Mitochondrial Genes

April 02, 2014

A multidisciplinary research team of scientists, clinicians and biostatisticians led by John Guy, M.D., professor of ophthalmology and director of the ocular gene therapy laboratory at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, has pioneered a gene therapy approach for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) an inherited genetic disorder that causes rapid, permanent, and bilateral loss of vision in people of all ages.

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