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Regrowing human corneas

Findings by Harvard-affiliated researchers could overcome a major cause of blindness. Scientists have regrown anatomically correct, fully functional human corneas in mice!

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Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine

Scientists grow retina in a dish

“We have basically created a miniature human retina in a dish that not only has the architectural organization of the retina but also has the ability to sense light,” says study leader M. Valeria Canto-Soler, Ph.D., an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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