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The disease stages of ADNIV phenocopy common vitreoretinal conditions. A. Linkage analysis mapped the disease-causing mutation to a 22-megabase (chr11: 91,760,018 – 69,339,635) interval on chromosome 11q13 B. In Stage I disease, there are mild cells (white dots) in the vitreous (orange) and a...
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Macular degeneration can affect both eyes simultaneously. Injections of medication can slow and reverse this condition.
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The Bright Focus Foundation awarded our laboratory with a grant to study inflammation molecules in Age-related Macular Degeneration. Cytokines are important proteins that cause inflammation and bleeding in age-related macular degeneration. We are using protein analysis methods to identify cytokines...
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Built in the late 1800's, the Jones lab is where DNA was identified as the heritable factor between cells. Today CSHL hosts some of the best courses in molecular biology and emerging experimental techniques. Intensive and immersive, the laboratory courses provide hands-on experience in a variety of...
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We received grants from the NIH and Research to Prevent Blindness to identify the gene that causes ADNIV, an inherited autoimmune condition of the eyes.  Autosomal dominant neovascular inflammatory vitreoretinopathy (ADNIV) is a heritable autoimmune condition. It is characterized by various stages...

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