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Soluble FLT-1: From Wellspring of Avascularity to Springboard for Anti-Angiogenics

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Title:  Soluble FLT-1: From Wellspring of Avascularity to Springboard for Anti-Angiogenics
Author:  Balamurali K. Ambati, PhD, MD
Date:  02/08/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Angiogenesis; Soluble FLT-1; Anti-angiogenic therapy; Macular degeneration; Choriodal neovascularization; Vascular zoning; Nanoparticles; AMD;
Diagnosis: Age-related Macular Degeneration
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the role of soluble FLT-1 in creating vascular demarcation zones in the retina. A mouse AMD model is presented as are techniques for blocking soluble FLT-1. Nanoparticles as a method of delivering possible novel anti-VEGF and anti-angiogenic factors are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15729
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