Christopher Waite

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In wild-type Caenorhabditis elegans, the synapse from motor neuron M4 to pharyngeal terminal bulb (TB) muscles is silent, and the muscles are instead excited by gap junction connections from adjacent muscles. An eat-5 innexin mutant lacking this electrical connection has few TB contractions and is unable to grow well on certain foods. We showed previously(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal injections of bevacizumab as an eye-sparing treatment for iris neovascularization (NVI) following proton beam irradiation for choroidal melanoma. DESIGN Retrospective interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Four patients who received intravitreal bevacizumab for NVI following proton beam(More)
A 36-year-old man presented with a large-angle esotropia and limited abduction of the right eye. A computed tomography scan of his orbits showed an absent lateral rectus muscle. At the time of surgery, a normal-appearing lateral rectus muscle was found. Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging showed a present but atrophic lateral rectus muscle.
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