Tomorrow we welcome @cinsoindy #CafeInquiry from 7-9pm…Topic: Many diseases can damage our eyes. Several of these involve abnormal growth of the blood vessels that normally nourish our light-sensing cells. These diseases – such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration – can lead to blindness if untreated. We will use these diseases as a starting point to talk about how the eye works, as well as modern drug discovery with a focus on the eye. Along the way, we will discuss how the eye is structured, why it has blood vessels, what can go wrong, and how we go about searching for leads towards new drugs to fix these (and other) problems. Eye research is worth seeing!..Café Inquiry is a monthly event taking place at various establishments around town. Join us for fun, casual discussions about science and research taking place right here in Central Indiana. Café Inquiry is hosted by Central Indiana Science Outreach in collaboration with the Center for Inquiry…Speaker Bio: Tim Corson is an associate professor in the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at Indiana University School of Medicine
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