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Graeme Wistow

Dr. Wistow received his BA in Biochemistry from Oxford University, UK in 1976 and his Ph.D. in Protein X-ray crystallography from the University of London, UK in 1982. His thesis work described the first three-dimensional structure of a γ-crystallin. He joined NEI in 1982 and became a Section Chief in 1989. Dr. Wistow received NEI Director’s Awards in 1991 and 2000, an NEI Appreciation award in 2005 and an NIH Director’s Award in 2001. In 1997 he received the Cogan Award of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology "In recognition of outstanding and promising research on the structure and function of the lens".

A Look At A Protein Essential For The Normal Structure Of The Eye Lens

Klotho is a gene that has been implicated in the control of aging in mammals. It belongs to a small family of related genes, one of which, KLPH (or Lctl), turns out to have strongly preferred expression in the eye […]