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Title

Mechanisms of eye disease

Status

Open

Project Description

Our research seeks new therapies to prevent blindness. Projects include drug discovery for inhibitors of diabetic eye disease, and creation of new therapies against protein aggregation diseases such as cataract and neurodegenerative diseases. Projects offer room for independence and encourage creativity. Students will publish a first author paper before completing their research phase.

Mentor Name

Petrash, Mark

Mentor Location

RC1N, 5100

Mentor Contact Number

303-724-0681

Mentor Contact Email

Mark.Petrash@ucdenver.edu

Specialty

Enter Choice #1

Preceptor Name

 

Student

 

Department

Ophthalmology

Funding Department/Program

Vision Sciences

Area of Study

Vision Sciences

Populations

 

Method(s)

Animal Models; Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics; Light Microscopy

Disease or Symptom

Diabetes

Faculty/Lab Website

http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Ophthalmology/faculty/Pages/Petrash.aspx

Display on public listings?

Yes

Attachments

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Last modified at 8/30/2012 4:06 PM by Watts, Katie