Recent News

  • Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:45

    We report discovery of TBK1 gene defects (abnormalities in the number of TBK1 genes in the genome) in another cohort of patients, the patients studied by the NEIGHBORHOOD study group. The manuscript is now available at www.IOVS.org in the Papers In Press section.

  • Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:45

    The Glaucoma Genetics Lab co-authored a manuscript about cavitary optic disc anomaly (CODA) in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. Read more about this report here.

  • Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:15


    Buddy Lazier drove his Indy 500 car with prominent Wynn Institute for Vision Research (WIVR) and University of Iowa logos in the 2014 Indy 500 race to promote awareness of inherited eye diseases and the research efforts of the WIVR. More recently, Buddy visited the WIVR labs and brought his Indy car along to lead the 2014 homecoming parade as its grand marshall! Read more about Buddy Lazier’s connection with the WIVR here.