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Gene Therapy, Human Eye

Researchers develop gene therapy for eye disease

The therapy could eventually provide an alternative treatment for Fuchs’ dystrophy, an eye disease that is the leading cause of corneal transplant surgery.

Computational biochemist is creating molecules for medicine

Parisa Hosseinzadeh is using computer modeling to design synthetic peptides as potential drugs to treat challenging diseases.

Researcher seeks to 3D print new medical implants

Materials scientist Paul Dalton's revolutionary 3D-printing techniques could make the University of Oregon a worldwide hub in the field.

Suppressed immune response linked to failed bone healing

A research team led by Robert Guldberg has found that a blood test could one day predict whether the bones of trauma patients will have difficulty healing.

Scientist looks to advance health devices

Newly published research co-led by Jonathan Reeder provides a preview of health monitoring devices and tools for fundamental brain research.

Altered enzyme offers hope for spinal injury and stroke

A project co-led by Marian Hettiaratchi of the Knight Campus delivers stability to a natural protein to help reverse nerve damage.

Scientist unveils a 3D printed device to stimulate nerves

Tim Gardner and colleagues successfully recorded electrical impulses with a new nanoclip that could lead to a new treatment for a wide range of diseases.

UO-led study helps guide physical therapy after injuries

Research from a team led by Knight Campus Vice President Robert Guldberg could help improve recovery from broken bones and other injuries.

Scientist boosts strength of genetic synthesis

Knight Campus assistant professor Calin Plesa is improving a tool used to synthesize genes to make the process simpler and less expensive.

Energizing from within

Keat Ghee Ong's startup is taking shape less than a year after the professor started at the University of Oregon's Knight Campus.

Adapting cancer research to COVID-19

Knight Campus graduate Adrian Bubie is helping to convert a newly developed tool for tracking cancer viruses to identify strains of the novel coronavirus.

Birdsong offers clues to the workings of short-term memory

The approach of a Knight Campus scientist could spur advances in artificial intelligence and disease therapies.

Bioengineer advances bone repair research

Marian Hettiaratchi is developing new methods to improve the effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures and repairing broken bones.