First published in 2004, this book provides an authoritative treatment of the developmental biology of the ocular lens for graduate students and researchers.
Frank J. Lovicu is a Senior Lecturer at the Save Sight Institute and in the Department of Anatomy and Histology, Institute for Biomedical Research, at the University of Sydney, Australia. He currently heads the Lens Research Laboratory in the Department of Anatomy & Histology, where he studies the role of growth factors in regulating normal and aberrant lens cell behavior. Michael L. Robinson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University, USA. He also heads the Transgenic and Embryonic Stem Cell Core Facility at Columbus Children's Research Institute. Dr Robinson's research is focused on the role of FGF receptor signaling during lens fiber cell differentiation.