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The role of microglia in regulating photoreceptor integrity [ 2014 - 2017 ]

Also known as: A novel cause of vision loss

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1061418]

Researchers: Prof Erica Fletcher (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Andrew Jobling

Brief description This project will examine a novel way that photoreceptors in the eye are regulated. In particular, the communication between resident immune cells and photoreceptors will be examined. The results will form an important foundation on which to develop novel treatments for diseases like Age Related Macular Degeneration.

Funding Amount $AUD 556,405.94

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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