By University of Texas Medical Branch
Special to The Daily News
Published December 22, 2009
GALVESTON — Eye doctors might soon administer drugs into patients’ eyes using pulsing light instead of needles.
Research at the University of Texas Medical Branch department of ophthalmology and visual sciences has yielded promising results in laboratory tests, Dr. Bernard Godley, lead researcher and department chairman and a retinal specialist, said.
A recently awarded $50,000 Texas Ignition Fund grant will help advance the research, Godley said. The University of Texas System Board of Regents grant program is meant to accelerate the commercial application of products developed through research at UT campuses.
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