News tagged with retinal degeneration

Melanopsin looks on the bright side of life

Better known as the light sensor that sets the body's biological clock, melanopsin also plays an important role in vision: Via its messengers-so-called melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells, or mRGCs-it ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Sight recovery in mice

Swiss researchers from the Friedrich Miescher Institute, in collaboration with Inserm researchers from CNRS and UPMC in the Institut de la Vision, have restored sight to mice afflicted with retinitis pigmentosa. The results ...

Jun 24, 2010
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