+ Congratulations to Aby Joseph, winner of the 2017 Leica Imaging Award for his time-lapse imaging of retinal microglia. Aby was honored with the award at the 2017 Immune Imaging Symposium at the University of Rochester.

+ A 71-year-old woman blinded by an inherited disease recently thrilled University of Rochester doctors by reaching out and grabbing her ophthalmologist’s hand after receiving a “bionic eye.” The device allows her to distinguish light and motion, which she hasn’t been able to do in decades. Read more...

+ Congratulations to Ge Song, winner of the President's award for Engineering and Applied Sciences at the Undergraduate Research Exposition.


+ Marcos S, et al. (2017). Vision science and adaptive optics, the state of the field. Vision Res. 132:3-33. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2017.01.006.

+ Sharma R, Schwarz C, Hunter JJ, Palczewska G, Palczewski K, Williams DR (2017). Formation and Clearance of All-Trans-Retinol in Rods Investigated in the Living Primate Eye With Two-Photon Ophthalmoscopy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 58(1):604-613.

+ Feeks JA & Hunter JJ (2017). Adaptive optics two-photon excited fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscopy of exogenous fluorophores in mice. Biomed. Opt. Express 8, 2483-2495.

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