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Accomplishments

Postdoctoral Researcher Ezequiel Salido Has His Work Highlight in May 2020 Journal of Neuroscience

Ezequiel Salido along with Dr. Visvanathan Ramamurthy, Chair of WVU Department of Biochemistry, show that the absence of interphotoreceptor matrix proteoglycan 2 can lead to subretinal lesion formation and vision loss.  For full publication, click here.

Dr. Tony Realini invited to speak at the International Glaucoma Symposium in Brazil in 2020.

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Professor, Dr. Tony Realni, has been asked to speak at the International Glaucoma Symposium in Brazil in 2020. Dr. Realini also serves as the Director of Clinical Research, Director of the Glaucoma Fellowship, and Director of the Glaucoma Service.

Dr. Visvanathan Ramamurthy Lab Publishes Their Work in The Journal of Neuroscience

Dr. Vishy Ramamurty and his lab associates published an article in the Journal of Neuroscience concerning the role of a small GTPase as it is linked to Joubert syndrome and visual impartment at various stages of photoreceptor development.  For the full abstract, click here.