Research Associate to investigate the molecular mechanism underlying retinal changes in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of blindness among the elderly. Will utilize a wide array of advanced molecular biology techniques, data analysis and interpretation of cellular and animal models to determine how damaged mitochondria signals retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) to alter its transcriptional response. This understanding will potentially lead to the development of breakthrough therapies to prevent or halt AMD, for which there is currently no effective treatment.
PhD in Human Genetics, Molecular Biology or a closely related field, with experience in mitochondrial biology.
Internal Number: A-75872-11
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