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Abigail Hackam, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine (photo by Jim Howe)
Abigail Hackam, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine (photo by Jim Howe)

Vision researcher explains her work on retinal regeneration and gene therapy

The retina -- which acts like the "film" in the "camera" of the eye -- can repair itself in some animals. Researchers are exploring whether the human retina might be prompted to regenerate. Abigail Hackam, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine, tells about her work during a lecture visit at Upstate.
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