UB ophthalmology resident Jiaxi Ding, MD, led research demonstrating the benefts of a new Smartphone-based app that allows doctors to see the back of a patient’s eye without neccesarily using dilating drops.
Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology, has been named a 2014 Gold Fellow by the Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology — an honor reserved for the top 1 percent of its nearly 13,000 members.
The first proteomic analysis of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, conducted by Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology, and colleagues, could pave the way for studying many common disease processes.
Along with their colleagues, UB scientists, including Xiuqian Mu, PhD, of the Department of Ophthalmology, are developing a clearer picture of how visual systems develop in mammals. The findings offer important clues to the origin of retinal disorders later in life.