NEI announces ‘audacious’ goal for research

SEATTLE — To regenerate neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system is the “audacious” target that the National Eye Institute aims to accomplish in the next 10 to 15 years, the director of the NEI announced here.“The Audacious Goals Initiative is part of the trajectory of a remarkable past decade,” Paul A. Sieving, MD, PhD, said at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting, where he presented the NEI’s focus of future research. Vision has been “front and center” of molecular and genetic advancements (Read more...)

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