An Epidemic of Blindness in Cuba: Lessons on Nutrition and Mitochondria

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Identifier Sadun_86
Title An Epidemic of Blindness in Cuba: Lessons on Nutrition and Mitochondria
Subject Cuba; Castro, Fidel, 1926-; Folate; Optic Nerve; Optic Nerve Diseases; Alcoholic Neuropathy; Blindness; Ambliopia; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia
Creator Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USC
Description Presented at Stanford in April 2007, recapping the 1990s expedition to Cuba to investigate causes of blindness epidemic. Anatomy: Optic nerve. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic nerve diseases; Alcoholic neuropathy. Treatment: Folate. Presenting Symptom: Ambliopia; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia.
Contributor Metadata cataloger: Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Created in Microsoft PowerPoint
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Contributing Institution Doheny Eye Institute; University of Southern California. Dept. of Opthalmology; University of Southern California. Dept. of Neurological Surgery
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s67t0k91
Setname ehsl_novel_aas
Date Created 2008-04-29
Date Modified 2021-08-10
ID 177115
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67t0k91
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