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Evidence-based approaches for new surgical treatments and research to discover the molecular causes.


Nov 4 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Sep 27 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
San Francisco, CA —Mahajan lab postdoctoral fellows Young Joo Sun Ph.D. and David Dennis Ph.D. attended the inaugural Chemical Biology Symposium hosted by UCSF’s Quantitative Biosciences Institute, which had been delayed by COVID.
Aug 9 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Jul 17 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — The editor of Cell Press’s Trends in Molecular Medicine, Claudia Willmes Ph.D., gave a lunchtime seminar to an audience of more than 75 researchers in the department of ophthalmology and acro
Jul 8 2022 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog


A protocol to inject ocular drug implants into mouse eyes., Lin, Cheng-Hui, Sun Young Joo, Lee Soo Hyeon, Mujica Elena M., Kunchur Caitlin R., Wu Man-Ru, Yang Jing, Jung Youn Soo, Chiang Bryce, Wang Sui, et al. , STAR Protoc, 2022 03 18, Volume 3, Issue 1, p.101143, (2022)
Surgical management of acanthamoeba chorioretinitis., Mishra, Kapil, Velez Gabriel, C Roybal Nathaniel, and Mahajan Vinit B. , Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep, 2022 Mar, Volume 25, p.101388, (2022)
Structure-based phylogeny identifies Avoralstat as a TMPRSS2 inhibitor that prevents SARS-CoV-2 infection in mice., Sun, Young Joo, Velez Gabriel, Parsons Dylan E., Li Kun, Ortiz Miguel E., Sharma Shaunik, McCray Paul B., Bassuk Alexander G., and Mahajan Vinit B. , J Clin Invest, 2021 Apr 12, (2021)
Telegenetics for inherited retinal diseases in the COVID-19 environment., Al-Moujahed, Ahmad, Kumar Aarushi, Chemudupati Teja, Tsang Stephen H., and Mahajan Vinit B. , Int J Retina Vitreous, 2021 Mar 29, Volume 7, Issue 1, p.25, (2021)
The Present and Future of Mitochondrial-Based Therapeutics for Eye Disease., Ji, Marco H., Kreymerman Alexander, Belle Kinsley, Ghiam Benjamin K., Muscat Stephanie P., Mahajan Vinit B., Enns Gregory M., Mercola Mark, and Wood Edward H. , Transl Vis Sci Technol, 2021 07 01, Volume 10, Issue 8, p.4, (2021)