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Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (02/02/2013 02.22)

DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES NEW DIABETIC MACULAR EDEMA

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The diabetic macular edema (EMD) is the main cause of visual loss in diabetic patients. The etiology of EMD is not yet entirely clear. Laser treatment remains the gold standard for the therapy of EMD, despite its proven efficacy in preventing visual loss, offers limited possibilities for improvement and has potential side effects. In light of the limitations of laser treatment and of new knowledge on the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of macular edema new therapeutic modalities are currently under study, such as, for example, the anti-VEGF which act limiting the vascular permeability. Therefore, the aim of our research program is based on a critical review of literature data on the classification, diagnosis and treatment of EMD in order to better understand the pathophysiology of EMD and improve clinical management, and instrumental therapeutic of diabetic patients afferent to the structure

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Research Fields

Medical sciences


Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmewww.unicz.it
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

21/02/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

47299

Funding organisation / Contacts
NOVARTIS FARMA S.P.A.

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ORIGGIO (VA) - Italy
www.novartis.it
E-mails
affarigenerali2@unicz.it

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