Category: Macular Degeneration

Discovery IDs Potential Way to Halt Blinding Macular Degeneration

Researchers have successfully treated age-related macular degeneration in mice after finding an unexpected link between the two main forms of the blinding eye disease, the leading cause of vision loss…

Narendran to Present at AUPO Forum

Congratulations to Siddharth Narendran, MD, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Advanced Vision Sciences (CAVS), on being honored to present his work at the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology…

UVA Honors Its Leading Researchers

Dr. Ambati, DuPont Guerry II, Professor, Vice Chair for Research, and Founding Director of Center for Advanced Vision Science (CAVS), was honored by UVA for being among the top 25…

Seeking a Cure for Macular Degeneration

Dr. Ambati and CAVS (Center for Advanced Vision Science) has recently been featured on UVA Illimitable talking about their macular degeneration research. “If macular degeneration were a country, it would…

Ambati Honored for Pioneering Work on Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, vice chair for research in the UVA School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology and founder of the Center for Advanced Vision Science, has been selected as the…

Dr. Ambati – UVA Doctor States Possible Solution to Stop Macular Degeneration

A University of Virginia doctor thinks he could have a cure for a common type of blindness. Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, who’s the director of the Center for Advanced Vision Science at…

Dr. Ambati – AUPO 2018 Awardees Selected

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD - RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research Dr. Ambati is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Ophthalmology, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville,…

Dr. Ambati & CAVS in VIRGINIA Magazine

UVA Researchers Gain New Insights on Macular Degeneration | VIRGINIA Magazine  More than 2 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of impaired eyesight in older adults.…

UVA Discovers Trigger for Macular Degeneration that Robs Millions of Vision

In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a critical…