Vision Research Training at the University of Michigan

Vision Research Training at the University of Michigan focuses on excellence in education and training. We are a collegial, diverse, and interactive group that works across the breadth of the vision science field.

Featured Researcher

Nicholas Silva

A defining characteristic of retinal degenerative diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, is damage to photoreceptor (PR) cells in the retina. A team led by Cagri G. Besirli, M.D., Ph.D., believes that boosting the metabolism of PR cells may improve their survival.

Upcoming Events

The Kellogg Eye Center is taking steps to safeguard against COVID-19, including canceling all events through May 2020.