Publicity for BexLab research collaboration

January 21, 2014

Members of the Bex Lab have co-authored a study showing that children born with cataracts, and who were therefore blind during the critical development period, can regain visual function after having the cataracts removed. This study has important implications for visual neuroscience in general, and has caught the attention of several media outlets. Click one of the links below to read more. You can find the original study at PNAS, with the full reference given below

Nature

PLoS

Optometry Today

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Harvard Medical School and their Facebook Page

MEEI

Kalia, A., Lesmes, L. A., Dorr, M., Gandhi, T., Chatterjee, G., Ganesh, S., et al. (2014). Development of pattern vision following early and extended blindness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. doi:10.1073/pnas.1311041111