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UConn Startup Wins NASA Award to Advance Artificial Retina to Help Patients Regain Sight

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UConn startup LambdaVision and Space Tango have receveived a $5M NASA award to develop a potential cure for age-related blindness in microgravity.

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On Apr 27, 2020
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RT @UConnResearch: To some people, manufacturing a retinal implant on the @ISS_CASIS is a crazy idea. Discover how @UConn startup @LambdaVision is making that idea a reality with a grant from @NASA https://t.co/ixZ5FfudCN @UConnTIP https://t.co/N8sCW3VjOR
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UConn Startup Wins NASA Award to Advance Artificial Retina to Help Patients Regain Sight

UConn Startup Wins NASA Award to Advance Artificial Retina to Help Patients Regain Sight

UConn startup LambdaVision and Space Tango have receveived a $5M NASA award to develop a potential cure for age-related blindness in microgravity.

LambdaVision Receives $5 Million Award From NASA for Additional ISS Research

LambdaVision Receives $5 Million Award From NASA for Additional ISS Research

Now, LambdaVision, along with Implementation Partner Space Tango, will leverage this NASA award of $5 million to support the continued development of the implant through additional studies ...

UConn Research Project Heading to International Space Station

UConn Research Project Heading to International Space Station

An experiment devised by researchers at UConn startup LambdaVision will be launched into space tomorrow.

Setting Sights on Vision: Taking Flight to Improve Treatment for Retinal Degeneration

Setting Sights on Vision: Taking Flight to Improve Treatment for Retinal Degeneration

Nicole Wagner is the president and CEO of LambdaVision, a startup company focused on developing an innovative protein-based retinal implant capable of restoring high-resolution vision and ...

Companies Eye Space Station for Retinal Implants, Organs-on-Chips & More

Companies Eye Space Station for Retinal Implants, Organs-on-Chips & More

Optimization of the Manufacturing Parameters for the Assembly of Protein-Based Retinal Implants in Microgravity Subtopic Title: Low Earth Orbit Platform Utilization and Microgravity ...

SpaceX CRS-16 Mission Overview

SpaceX CRS-16 Mission Overview

Slated for launch no earlier than December 4, 2018, the SpaceX CRS-16 mission includes a variety of payloads representing diverse science investigations.

Developments in retina research in 2018: treatments, devices and clinical trials

Developments in retina research in 2018: treatments, devices and clinical trials

Research into retinal diseases is highly active throughout the world. Our specialists have gathered the developments in this field in 2018, both with regard to treatments and to devices, ...

French researchers study the capacity of artificial eyes to restore sight in AMD patients

French researchers study the capacity of artificial eyes to restore sight in AMD patients

Scientists at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (inserm) have developed an ocular implant to replicate the role of the retina's light-sensitive cells ...

Near-term Space Manufacturing for Earth

Near-term Space Manufacturing for Earth

Space manufacturing has been on the horizon for decades without success. However one major hurdle past efforts failed to overcome was obtaining regular and affordable access to low Earth ...

A Review of All Things Retina

A Review of All Things Retina

Looking back at some of the field’s exciting developments over the past 12 months.

My Retina Tracker Program is the highest volume IRD genetic testing program in the U.S.

My Retina Tracker Program is the highest volume IRD genetic testing program in the U.S.

My Retina Tracker Program is the highest volume IRD genetic testing program in the U.S.LEIDEN, Netherlands and CAMBRIDGE, Mass, Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ProQR Therapeutics N.V. ...