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Useful Link Collections

Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Collections

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

GeneClinics, University of Washington LHON review October 2000 March 2008

OMIM LHON entry #53500


The Glaucoma Foundation

The Glaucoma Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness

Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma UK. International Glaucoma Association

Glaucoma description University of Iowa

Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy University of Iowa

Review of Optometry Handbook of Ocular Disease Management - Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Toxic optic neuropathies

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

Mitochondria Information

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

Mitochondrial Disorders An outline of neuromuscular syndromes with a mitochondrial basis. Washington University School of Medicine

MITOMAP A human mitochondrial genome database

Welcome to Complex I Home Page basic science research

Muscular Dystrophy Association page on mitochondrial diseases.

Inherited Diseases

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

GeneClinics, University of Washington US government human genome information.

Genetic Science Learning Center University of Utah.

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


VisionScience a gathering of vision research resources

Internet Neuroscience Resources

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Neuroscience (Biosciences)

Nutrition databases

Dr Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, including IBIDS Database

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

Review of Ophthalmology

Lowvision A good collection of resources on low vision of all causes.

Hardin MD Ophthalmology links

The Karolinska Institute Sweden. List of eye diseases and links to information.

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 Homepage US Government Fund

ORIA Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia


United network for Organ Sharing

General Health Digest Sites

NIH On-Line Health Information Index


DocGuide  regularly updated new article updates on topics of interest

MerckMedicus from Harvard Medical School

Clinical Trials Databases

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

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