Department of Ophthalmology
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
FDA and Pitt Announce Collaboration to Research and Develop Innovative Therapies to Help Restore Vision
The University of Pittsburgh today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health to help address the needs of the visually impaired through the expertise, facilities and research of the world-class School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Monday, September 28, 2020
Debasish Sinha will work with Astellas Pharma Inc. in a new research collaboration to address dry age-related macular degeneration—a common cause of vision loss.
Monday, January 29, 2018
Matt Smith, an associate professor of ophthalmology, is studying how the brain and visual stimuli interact in an effort to help people with conditions such as attention deficit disorder.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Pitt-Paris agreement will enable closer collaboration on research to treat optic nerve problems and age-related eye conditions.
Friday, September 15, 2017
Engineer Steven Little and colleagues may have found the cell-sized source of irritation caused by contact with allergens.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Friday, July 7, 2017
"Sight: The Story of Vision" shows a Pitt-researched device called BrainPort — a set of glasses and a lollipop-like combo that allows people with vision impairments the ability to "see" through touch.