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20 / 20 Blog Archive

May 31 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Two percent of the population is at risk of developing optic neuropathy and vision loss from optic drusen, calcifications found at the anterior optic nerve. Stanford researchers are focusing on why these calcifications form and why they cause vision loss. 
May 20 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto — Richard Phan, a Mahajan Lab team member, received a Major Grant from The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) that will support an intensive ten-week summer research fellowship in the lab.
May 10 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Translational research is not just a buzz phrase at Stanford University. It is a serious aim that drives Stanford scientists, physicians, and administrators. The department of ophthalmology’s translational research laboratories are housed among the industrial buildings that comprise...
Apr 18 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog, Press
Palo Alto, CA — A Wall Street Journal article on age-related retinal tears and detachments features an interview with Stanford’s Vinit Mahajan MD, PhD, associate professor of ophthalmology and vice chair for ophthalmology research.
Feb 15 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Trying out new ways to exercise can be daunting for anyone, especially for people with vision loss. Fortunately, community organizations such as Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired offer services that foster independent living and exploration of new hobbies. Currently,...