Thursday, November 9, 2023

AI Used To Show That 26 Proteins Age Eye In Certain Diseases And A Vision For Ending Preventable Blindness

Dr. Vinit Mahajan (Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA)

Dr. Lloyd Williams (Duke University - Durham, NC)

Dr. Vinit Mahajan, a professor of ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgeon in the Stanford University School of Medicine, in Palo Alto, California, explains how an artificial intelligence algorithm was able to narrow 6000 proteins down to 26 proteins that accelerate aging in the eye that leads to various eye diseases.

Then, Dr. Lloyd Williams, director of the Duke Global Ophthalmology Program, in Durham, North Carolina, explains the precise mission of "A Vision for Ending Preventable Blindness", which focuses on stopping curable blindness in underserved communities around the world.

 11/12/2023 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Computer Models Showing Patients How They Will See Post Laser Surgery And CRISPR Gene Editing Technique In Treating Mice With LCA

Dr. Susana Marcos (University of Rochester - Rochester, NY)

Dr. Bikash Pittnaik (University of Wisconsin-Madison-Madison, WI)
Dr. Susana Marcos, the David R. Williams Director of the Center for Visual Science and the Nicholos George Professor of Optics and Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester in New York, explains how computer models can better convey to patients how they will see post surgery before they undergo laser surgery.

Then, Dr. Bikash Pittnaik, Tenured Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health discusses the CRISPR gene editing technique in treating mice with Leber Congenital Amaurosis.

11/5/2023 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Blog Archive

About Me

3030 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38111