Study reveals benefits of compound sulforaphane for macular degeneration
age-related macular degeneration
Aging & Metabolism Research Program
Plafker, Scott M.
Collaboration yields new ocular disease target
Findings may help improve treatments for retinopathy and macular degeneration
Alzheimer’s & Diseases of Aging
Growing older is a fact of life, but everyone wants to spend their “golden” years healthy and productive. But along with extra candles on the birthday cake comes a higher risk of developing diseases like Alzheimer’s, sarcopenia (muscle wasting), hearing loss and vision problems like age-related macular degeneration. Scientists at OMRF study these and other […]
Veg Out, See Better?
Illustration: Doug Chayka We all know regular servings of food from our gardens are important for good health. Now, a new research project at OMRF aims to show how a chemical found in a host of vegetables could help prevent vision loss. With a four-year grant from the National Eye Institute, Dr. Scott Plafker […]