UB Study Discovers Regulator of Retinal Neuron Generation

Updated December 3, 2014

Xiuqian Mu, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and biochemistry, and his team have found that the gene-regulating proteins Onecut1 and Onecut2 play a significant role in the development of the vision system in mammals and perhaps other parts of the nervous system. The UB study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.