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Useful Link Collections

Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Collections

Mitochondrial Disease News LHON search

ARVO Journals LHON search

Jim Leeder's Optic Neuropathy page Jim Leeder's collection of LHON information and links

GeneReviews, University of Washington LHON review

OMIM LHON entry #53500


Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma UK. International Glaucoma Association

Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy University of Iowa

Toxic optic neuropathies

Toxic neuropathies a general outline text including optic from Washington University School of Medicine

Mitochondria Information

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

MITOMAP A human mitochondrial genome database

Inherited Diseases

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man A treasure trove from National Institutes of Health (US). US government human genome information.

DNA From the Beginning A course in basic Genetics. Needs plug-in.


VisionScience a gathering of vision research resources

Internet Neuroscience Resources

Nutrition databases

Nutrient Data Laboratory Food Composition Data

Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition


American Academy of Ophthalmology professional association

Research Organisations

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Researcher group. Check out the abstracts of their annual meetings.

EVER European Association for Vision and Eye Research

National Eye Institute [NEI] Homepage US Government Fund NEI News

General Health Digest Sites

NIH On-Line Health Information Index


DocGuide  regularly updated new article updates on topics of interest

Clinical Trials Databases

Centrewatch list of government and industry clinical trials Keep updated on what clinical investigations are in progress. From NIH. optic neuropathy search

Good Clinical Practice Network Optic Atrophy Hereditary Leber search

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