In a collaboration with a world-wide group of scientists, the Glaucoma Genetics Lab identified five new genetic risk factors for angle closure glaucoma. The pathway for fluid to drain from the eye becomes visibly obstructed in this form of glaucoma and leads to damaging high intraocular pressures. Read more about this discovery here.
Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:45
Fri, 03/25/2016 - 08:15
Allie Simpson has been awarded a 2016 Summer Research Fellowship to work in the Glaucoma Genetics Lab this summer. She will help investigate the mechanisms or iris damage that occurs in pigmentary glaucoma with studies of inbred mice.
Mon, 02/15/2016 - 10:15
Dr. Fingert will be one of the speakers at the April 1st Spring Symposium at the McPherson Eye Institute at University of Wisconsin-Madison.