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Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, IWATE UNIVERSITY
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TOMITA HiroshiProfessor

Affiliation Faculty of Engineering
Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering

Graduate School of Engineering
·Master's Programs
Chemistry and Bioengineering

United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences
・Doctoral Programs
Bioresources Science
Keywords Vision Science, Neuroscience, Genetic Engineering
Summary More than 80 % of information we get from the outside world are provided through the eye. The eye has much contribution on our ordinary lives. Sixteen thousands of people lose their vision by various kinds of disease and injuries every year. However there is no treatment for restoring vision. We have been researching two methods, "Retinal Prothesis" and "Gene Therapy", to restore vision for the blind patients. We have been also trying to learn more visual system through the regenerative research of vision.
Research Fields Vision Science, Neuroscience, Molecular Biology
Subjects [Master's Programs] Neuroinfomatics
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