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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss
Principal Investigator:

Randy H. Kardon

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $1,258,900
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The Iowa City VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss (CPTVL) focuses on the early detection of potentially blinding disorders of the Veteran and general population caused by disorders of the eye and nervous system that mediate visual perception, light sensitivity, eye movements, blinking, pupil movements, ocular sensation, and pain. The Center tests new ways of determining the earliest sign of disease, its progression and response to treatment. New treatment innovations are di...

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