Category: Retina

UVA Honors Faculty for Their Research and Scholarship: Jayakrishna Ambati, School of Medicine

A dynamic, innovative and creative physician-scientist and a preeminent leader in the field of macular degeneration research, Jayakrishna Ambati’s innovative applications of data science have revealed a slew of surprising…

Faculty Spotlight: New Diagnostic Tool to Aid in Identifying Leading Cause of Blindness

In the summer of 2017, Xiaorong Liu came to the University of Virginia as an assistant professor of biology and psychology, though it was not her first time on Grounds.…

Inside View: Keep Your Vision Sharp with Six Tips from an Eye Expert

Check out the latest article featuring our Dr. Michael Cusick on macular degeneration in the Fall 2021 Vim & Vigor issue.  Article written by Kelly Casey:  

Ask the Expert: What are the most important steps to protect eye health?

  Check out this article that features Dr. Michael Cusick.    

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…

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,…