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February 8, 2021UIC researcher awarded $10.15M to develop antibody-based dry eye treatment
Researchers plan to develop a specially formulated eye drop for dry eye that utilizes pooled human immune globulins.
December 7, 2020Researchers use genomics to identify diabetic retinopathy factors
UIC researchers identify new approach that can be used as a template to study other diseases.
October 11, 2019Antibody-based eye drops show promise for treating dry eye disease
Researchers identify new class therapy for common condition
April 18, 2017Ophthalmologist named ‘rising star’
Ahmad Aref earns spot on “The Ophthalmologist” Power List
November 8, 2016Sharper view of eye surgery
Cless Family Lab helps residents, fellows perfect eye surgery techniques
August 16, 2016Should babies born in areas harboring Zika be screened for eye abnormalities?
Investigating the virus’s impact on the eye
July 20, 2016Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration
Supporting surviving rod and cone cells
October 21, 2015For Latinos, African ancestry adds to risk of glaucoma
Search on to identify individual genes for eye condition
November 17, 2014Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels
Could treat nerve damage in cornea
October 20, 2014Cornea specialist to head ophthalmology at UIC
Focus will be on innovation, translational research