May Dr. Scott Plafker likes medical solutions that don’t come in pill bottles. In his OMRF lab, he’s studied how a compound naturally produced in broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts can protect eyes as they age. “Because it’s readily available in vegetables, people can get it with ease, and they can get it without […]
OMRF scientist named president of international research organization
OMRF scientist Courtney Griffin, Ph.D., will head the premier research organization in her field.
2020 Annual Report: New Hope for Treating Vision Loss
The calls and emails came almost immediately. Within days of publishing a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about a novel compound that could reverse vision loss in premature infants and adults with diabetes, Dr. Courtney Griffin’s inbox and voicemail began to fill. The messages came from Michigan, Washington and Texas, […]
OMRF testing new drug that could reverse some types of vision loss
Vision loss plagues millions of Americans each year. Right here in the Sooner State, a team of researchers is working to fight it.
OMRF discovery holds potential for reversing vision loss
OMRF scientists have identified a compound that could give birth to therapies for a host of eye diseases.
OMRF scientists study effects of drug on MS-induced vision loss
Can an FDA-approved drug help halt vision loss in MS?