Items Tagged ‘macular degeneration’

March 14, 2019

Business Innovation with an Eye on Improving Vision

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If eyes are the window to the world, Timothy W. Olsen, M.D. is building high performance window frames. With a passion for restoring vision, the ophthalmologist set sights on developing and bringing to market a first-of-its-kind device for treating age-related macular degeneration. The synergies around the Destination Medical Center economic initiative and Mayo Clinic’sresearch and practice community prompted him to move […]

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Tags: Destination Medical Center, life sciences discovery, macular degeneration, medical innovation, ophthalmology, Timothy W. Olsen


August 17, 2017

New Start-Up on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Inherited Eye Disease

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This story first appeared on the In the Loop blog. When Alan Marmorstein, Ph.D., arrived on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus four years ago, he had a specific goal in mind: Find a way to counteract the vision loss that often comes with common and inherited eye diseases like macular degeneration and glaucoma. The biggest break […]

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Tags: alan marmorstein, glaucoma, LAgen Laboratories, macular degeneration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, Ph.D., regenerative medicine, stem cells


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