Scientists can now grow 3-D models of various organs from stem cells, creating new ways to study disease.
Shantell M. Kirkendoll
Shantell M. Kirkendoll is the senior communication representative for the University of Michigan Health System. She leverages social media and media relations to tell compelling stories about research and health care. She was a Knight Journalism Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and joined the University of Michigan Health System in 2009. Prior to that she was a print journalist for 20 years.
Ophthalmologists are piloting a counseling program to help people with glaucoma control their condition and maintain their sight.
A U-M expert outlines need-to-know AMD treatment pitfalls, plus highlights new research on the best therapy regimens to use with patients.
Virtual collaboration between primary care physicians and ophthalmologists may one day help prevent the top cause of new blindness in the U.S.
A recent study by Kellogg eye specialists suggests sight-threatening conditions may be going undetected in children from less-affluent families.