Category: Cornea

NEEC Research Provides New Hope for Avoiding Corneal Transplant Rejection and Ocular Surface Tumors

Lymphatic vessels overgrowing in mouse cornea in response to galectin-8. The lymphatic vessels are in green.

Scientists reveal new target for anti-lymphangiogenesis drugs Emerging field of study yields new hope for organ transplant rejection, cancer metastasis, and lymphedema BOSTON (April 12, 2016) – After an injury to tissues, such as in organ transplantation, the body grows new lymphatic vessels in a process known as lymphangiogenesis. A new study in Nature Communications… Read More


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