November 24, 2015
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s Daniel Pelaez, Ph.D., research assistant professor of ophthalmology, was named a 2015 Emerging Vision Scientist by the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research for his novel work on stem cells and retinal regeneration.
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November 17, 2015
A research team at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has performed gene therapy on a 47-year-old man as part of a Phase 2 clinical trial to treat Choroideremia (CHM), a rare inherited cause of blindness. The Food and Drug Administration approved clinical trial will ultimately treat six patients with CHM to help determine the safety and efficacy of this novel treatment.
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November 03, 2015
More than 150 friends and supporters of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute attended the official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Naples campus on October 26.
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