Carlos T. Moraes, Sandra Bacman, Sion Williams, and Susana Peralta, University of Miami (image) NIH/National Eye Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Investigators from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine used mitoTALENS to eliminate mutated DNA inside mitochondria. From left to right are Milena Pinto, Carlos T. Moraes, Sandra Bacman, Sion Williams, and Susana Peralta. Their technique could lead to treatments for mitochondrial diseases like the blinding eye disease Leber hereditary optic neuropathy. Their research is co-funded by the National Eye Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health. Credit Byron Maldonado Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.