Sharon A Sokolowski

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The retina is a highly structured tissue that is formed by layers containing 7 different cell types. The photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron in the retina that is capable of absorbing and converting light into electrophysiological signals. There is a constant renewal process for photoreceptors consisting of intermittent shedding of the distal(More)
Endothelium-dependent flow mediated dilation (FMD) and pulse-wave velocity (PWV), are used as measures of vascular health and predictors of cardiovascular risk in clinical studies, and both are age-dependent. Numbers of circulating endothelial microparticles (EMPs) and endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are also associated with cardiovascular risk, but(More)
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