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Matthew Campbell, PhD and Sarah Doyle, PhD
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Sarah Doyle, PhD, and Matthew Campbell, PhD, have spent much of their married life doing research together. In this interview (reposted from 2016), they talk about how their partnership began, what continues to drive them, and surprising turns their work has taken on the path to curing diseases of mind and sight.
June 19, 2020
W. Daniel Stamer, PhD, delivering inaugural remarks at ARVO 2020
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Longtime friend and ARVO President Dan Stamer, PhD, tells us about his EyeFind initiative, alternative plans for this year’s annual meeting, how research is a team sport, and why he and other scientists are desperate to get back to the lab.
April 28, 2020
Working in the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging lab to help with the COVID-19 pandemic
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University of Denver Alzheimer’s researcher Lotta Granholm-Bentley, PhD, DDS, is playing a key role in her community’s medical response to the coronavirus, and working with Colorado seniors to help combat the sense of isolation many are feeling during these difficult times. 
April 14, 2020

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This resource discusses medical conditions that can affect driving, safe driving tips and strategies, a self test for drivers, evaluation and discussion of unsafe driving practices, and maintaining independence once a decision is made to stop driving.
September 1, 2020
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This brochure discusses the two categories of age-related macular degeneration, diagnosis, risk factors, prevention strategies and treatment.
September 23, 2019

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What You Need to Know About Dry AMD and Geographic Atrophy

Dr. David S. Liao is a board-certified ophthalmologist at the Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group in California. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. His main areas of interest include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, disorders of the vitreomacular interface, and retinal detachment repair. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

August 26, 2020
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How Your Diet Impacts Your Eyes

The discussion features Sheldon Rowan, PhD of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University. Dr. Rowan’s research examines the impact of dietary carbohydrate quality on age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

July 29, 2020
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BrightFocus Foundation mourns the recent passing of Peter Davies, PhD. A globally-recognized leader in research on Alzheimer’s and related dementia, Dr. Davies served on our Scientific Review Committee for this field for 11 years, including six years as its chair.
September 18, 2020
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