Maureen Newman is a researcher by trade, and brings her knowledge of the lab to BioNews Texas. Currently, she is serving as a PhD student at University of Rochester, and working towards a career of research in biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine. She is an integral part of Dr. Danielle Benoit’s laboratory, where she is investigating bone-homing therapeutics for osteoporosis treatment. She is a senior science and research columnist for BioNews Texas.
Commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid precursor protein (APP) is now also predicted to play a role in maintaining eye health. A study from MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease ... Read more
Inflammation and pain following cataract surgery are not only uncomfortable for patients but also inhibitory to proper visual recovery. Fortunately, recent advances in cataract surgery have reduced safety concerns ... Read more
Although cataracts are commonly associated with the elderly population, some cataracts are congenital in nature, occurring with birth due to a genetic abnormality. Similar to “normal” cataracts, congenital cataracts ... Read more
Cataract surgery is often accompanied by an increase in growth of epithelial cells that line the back of the eye, leading to clouding of the lens — also known ... Read more
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