What is an Eye Institute
Join Dr. Van Gelder, director of the UW Medicine Eye Institute and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, as he talks about the formation of the Eye Institute and the exciting ways we are transforming vision research at UW Medicine. Dr. Van Gelder will share research updates on our progress using stem cell therapy, gene therapy, chemical reanimation and other approaches to treat blinding eye diseases.
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