diabetic retinopathy

The effort aims to identify a suite of markers that could aid in management of type II diabetes and related conditions like retinopathy and kidney damage.

Singapore Eye Research Institute's Roger Beuerman wants to bring point-of-care eye diagnostics to the ophthalmologist's office.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sistemic today announced an agreement with NHS Scotland to develop biomarkers for the early detection of diabetic retinopathy and infective keratitis.
Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Investigators from the Scripps Research Institute have published new preclinical data indicating that inhibiting microRNA-132 in the eye can prevent the neovascularization associated with wet age-related macular degeneration and similar eye conditions.

The 80,448-square-foot Hershey Center for Applied Research, opened two years ago, is the first of up to a dozen buildings totaling 1.2 million square feet envisioned for a 165-acre campus near Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.