McPherson awarded ophthalmology's prestigious Gonin Medal Mar 4, 2014 Dr. Alice McPherson, a professor of ophthalmology and founder of the Retina Research Foundation, has been selected for the oldest and most prestigious medal in ophthalmology, the Gonin Medal.
Disease gene finding solves international medical mystery Jan 23, 2014 Combined, international effort helps Baylor doctors identify woman's illness.
Dr. Timothy Stout named chair of ophthalmology at BCM Oct 24, 2013 Dr. Timothy Stout, recognized leader in gene therapy and eye diseases, has been named chair of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine.
Scott Hamilton to keynote pituitary awareness event Sep 3, 2013 Figure skater Scott Hamilton is teaming up with Baylor College of Medicine to bring awareness to pituitary tumors including craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas, as well as other pituitary disorders.
Combination nutrition supplement may improve dry eye symptoms Jul 25, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers find a potential cure for dry eye symptoms: A combination nutrition supplement that contains gamma-linolenic acid and omega-3 fatty acids.
Adding fish oil or lutein/zeaxanthin recommended supplement cocktail does not slow vision loss from macular degeneration May 6, 2013 BCM researchers find taking fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids with other vitamins does not slow vision destroying macular degeneration.
Dr. Douglas Koch honored by St. Louis Society for Blind, Visually Impaired Feb 27, 2013 Koch, the Allen, Mosbacher and Law Chair of Ophthalmology at BCM, will be presented with the award at a special ceremony April 13.
Architecture of rod sensory cilium disrupted by mutation Nov 21, 2012 Researchers use new technique to 3-D map rod sensory cilium.
Neural signals, muscles work together to control eye movements Oct 8, 2012 BCM research finds eye muscles, surrounding tissue play an important role in implementing 3D kinematics.
Sequencing uncovers new cause of inherited childhood blindness Jul 29, 2012 The technology allows patients see how tissues respond as the patient moves, something you cannot get with a stationary MRI.