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Ganglion cells created in mice to repair diseased eyes – Neuroscience News

Summary: The researchers induced non-neural cells that mimic ganglion cells in the eyes of mice, effectively reducing the impact of certain eye diseases. They then hope to replicate their technique in humans to help restore vision lost due to eye disease. Source: University of Washington While fish, reptiles and even some birds can regenerate damaged …

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New group created to increase representation and membership in the Latino community

New group created to increase representation and membership in the Latino community

Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons established the VP&S Latino Association, a group dedicated to fostering the development, presence, and belonging of the Latino community in the medical school. VP&S faculty, department chairs, department diversity officers, students of the Black and Latino Student Organization and the Latin American Medical Student Association, as well …

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