Eye center joins national research network

Eye center joins national research network

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center is set to join a network of five clinics across the country to advance research into degenerative retinal diseases.

The Deseret News reported that the Moran Eye Center will receive funding to join the National Eye Evaluation Research Network.

The network of five clinics was established by the National Neurovision Research Institute.

The Foundation Fighting Blindness chief research officer, Stephen Rose, called the Moran Eye Center a world-class facility that pushes potential sight-saving treatments through clinical trials to benefit people who need them.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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