“ASSEMBLING PRECISE NEURONAL WIRING PATTERNS IN THE HEALTHY AND DISEASED EYE”
Vision relies on information conveyed by highly organized circuits in the neural retina at the back of the eye. The Wong laboratory applies state-of-the-art optical imaging and functional approaches to uncover the developmental mechanisms that underlie the precision by which retinal circuits are assembled early in life. These approaches, applied to the healthy retina, also provide insight into the possibilities and challenges in rewiring circuits that are disrupted by disease.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, HSB D-209, Turner Auditorium
The FDA approval clears the way for a Phase I trial of volunteers to confirm whether the drug, which demonstrated significant hearing protection in animal models, is safe for humans. The drug represents more than a decade of exploration by UW scientists Ed Rubel and David Raible. Click here for a link to the news release http://newsroom.uw.edu/print/1797
Dr Bermingham-McDonogh received an Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Innovation Pilot Award for her grant entitled "Determining the pattern of gene expression in support cells that defines support cell competence to generate hair cells in the mouse crista."