Post-doctoral fellow in the Glaucoma Genetics Lab, Ankur Jain, has been awarded a $50,000 Shaffer Grant for his proposal, "Autophagy-targeted Treatment for Myocilin-associated Glaucoma”. These funds will support his research to determine how gene-defects cause optic nerve damage and glaucoma.
Thu, 01/10/2019 - 16:00
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:00
Dr. Fingert discusses myocilin mutations and how likely they are to cause glaucoma in an invited commentary in JAMA Ophthalmology. Read more about it here.
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:00
We conducted the first ever analysis of an eye donated for research from a patient with glaucoma caused by a myocilin mutation. Our study of this eye shows how myocilin mutations may cause glaucoma.