Alzheimer’s Drugs for ‘Lazy Eye’?

December 16, 2010

Publication: Vector

Featured Expert: Takao Hensch

Link: http://vectorblog.org/2010/12/alzheimer%E2%80%99s-drugs-for-%E2%80%9Clazy-eye%E2%80%9D/

This entry on the Children’s Hospital science and clinical innovation blog features Takao Hensch, who has been studying amblyopia, or “lazy eye,” as a model for understanding brain plasticity. The article, written by Parizad Bilimoria describes how this work is shedding new light on existing therapies while revealing the potential new benefits of more unexpected treatments. Hensch, a professor of neurology at Children’s Hospital Boston, serves on the Center’s steering committee.

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