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From left, Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., Kevin Park, Ph.D., and Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Ph.D.

Research Team Awarded $2 Million by NIH to Study Targets to Promote Axon Regeneration

September 20, 2016

A team of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine investigators has been awarded a three-year $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study biological treatments for blindness — specifically factors that affect neural regeneration in the retina. The Miller School team was one of only six nationwide to receive funding.

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