Ophthalmic Research Laboratory
Comparison of Hydroxyapaptite Deposits in Primate and Human sub-RPE Deposits
Research Collaboration with University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Kavita Hegde is working on a collaborative research project with Dr. Richard Thompson, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland School of Medicine. The project involves detection of sub-RPE hydroxyapatite deposits, the putative early markers of age-related macular degeneration, using fluorescence techniques.
Imaging Hydroxyapaptite in sub-RPE Deposits by Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM)
Infusion labeling and FLIM imaging of hydroxyapaptite spherules in human sub-RPE deposits
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