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Oyster Point Pharma unveils preclinical study results for Enriched Tear Film Gene Therapy to target ocular surface diseases

June 03, 2021

According to the company, preclinical study results from a 42-day proof-of-concept in vivo study demonstrated a single, intralacrimal gland injection of an adeno-associated virus containing the NGF gene produced statistically significant increase in NGF in tear film, as compared to placebo, as early as Day 7.

NIH-funded grant to support research to determine which diabetic individuals can donate corneas for transplant

May 26, 2021

Backed by a five-year, $6.4 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, investigators from Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals and the Jaeb Center for Health Research hope to determine which diabetic patients can successfully donate their corneas for keratoplasty (and which should not).

Investigators receive grant to develop alternative to treat eye disease

May 24, 2021

A team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati's Department of Chemistry and Department of Ophthalmology, in collaboration with researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Ohio State University, have received a four-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute to develop a drug delivery system that is more efficient and longer lasting than conventional eye injections.