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Eye Research Collaboration

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National Eye Institute (NEI) investigator Rachel Caspi is collaborating with Drs. Daniela Verthelyi and Raymond Donnelly of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on uveitis research. Uveitis is an autoimmune disease that targets the eye. If left untreated the disease can cause permanent vision loss. Current treatments consist of steroids to suppress the immune system. However, chronic use of these drugs has many side-effects and complications.

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