Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Modulation of retinoid reactivity and pathological signaling in retinal therapeutics|
||Long Beach, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Project Summary Age-related macular degeneration is a principal cause of vision loss in individuals over the age of 60 years including Veterans. It is characterized by a loss of sight in the central visual field where sharp, polychromatic images are generated under the bright light conditions that modern humans are typically exposed to during waking hours. Loss of this high acuity color vision leads to significant disability. The high prevalence of AMD places a large burden on the healthcare sys...
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