Link: University of Iowa

Baker awarded R21 from National Eye Institute

Drs. Sheila Baker and Amy Lee (Molecular Physiology & Biophysics) in collaboration with Arlene Drack (Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences) have been awarded an R21 grant from the National Eye Institute entitled “Rescue of photoreceptor synapses”.  This multidisciplinary team will explore the regenerative capacity of photoreceptor synapses and develop a method for making novel retinal gene therapy vectors in an effort to create new treatments for blindness.

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