Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (R21AG060335)
National Eye Institute (R01EY019101)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (Career Award at the Scientific Interface)
Received: 16 April 2020
Accepted: 15 July 2020
First Online: 23 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The animal surgery and stimulation were performed in compliance with all international and NIH guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals, in accordance with the University of California, Davis, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee guidelines.
: Not applicable.
: Some authors are listed inventors of U.S. Patent US 9044611 B2, 040-407-589-266-376: MZ; patent application no. 62/610,992: MZ; patent application no. 16/675,127: MZ. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.