Marc C Gillies

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PURPOSE To describe the baseline characteristics of a large international cohort of patients with macular telangiectasia type 2 (MacTel Type 2) in anticipation of a longitudinal natural history study to evaluate structural and functional changes, identify potential risk factors and related outcomes. METHODS Images including fundus photographs, fluorescein(More)
Mice made diabetic with streptozotocin received organ cultured fetal islet cell grafts in the portal (PG) or systemic (SG) vascular beds in order to determine whether portal delivery of insulin is an important consideration in graft placement. Grafts were established more quickly in SG mice as shown by body weight and blood glucose estimations.(More)
The effect of fetal islet cell allografts on retinal capillary (RCBMT) and glomerular (GBMT) basement membrane thickening in diabetic mice was studied, as well as the effect of diabetes on the anterior lens capsule and the inner lamina of Descemet's membrane. CBA mice rendered diabetic with streptozotocin received fetal pancreatic islet cell grafts from C3H(More)
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