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We conduct studies to develop safer, more efficient surgery in patients.

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

News

Jul 6 2021 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA – As genetic testing and molecular biomarkers open new avenues for medical care, researchers are more reliant on samples from human subjects than ever.
May 24 2021 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — I recently listened to The Edge Effecton NPR’s Hidden Brain, an episode focusing on the benefits of diversity.
May 6 2021 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Most people today, including many physicians, see the hypodermic needle as a mundane instrument that isn’t worth a second thought. This is not so for eye surgeons.
Dec 21 2020 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Marcus Toral, a medical scientist training program student, completing his scientific training in the Mahajan Lab, successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis at his defense seminar on December 10, 2020. 
Dec 18 2020 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA –Kellie Schaefer, a graduate student in the Mahajan Lab, successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis, “Insights into the Mechanisms Underlying Calpain-Related Pathology,” on November 13, 2020.

Publications

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)