Some eye disease can be halted, Oklahoma researcher says

A University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center researcher said he believes the progression of diabetes-related eye disease can be halted by blocking a molecular pathway.

Jian-xing “Jay” Ma of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center led a project that showed how the pathway called Wnt contributes to diabetic retinopathy, or damage to the blood vessels in the retina due to inflammation. Ma published a paper on the subject in the December issue of The American Journal of Pathology.

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