The Glaucoma Genetics Lab joined Tin Aung, CC Khor, and our colleagues around the world in conducting a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of exfoliation syndrome and glaucoma. This huge multi-center study of 13,620 patients and 109,837 control subjects identified five new genetic risk factors for exfoliation syndrome: POMP, TMEM136, AGPAT1, RBMS3, and SEMA6A. Read more about this discovery here (11.8 MB).
Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:45
Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:00
We recently published a report about the different types of inherited glaucoma that have an onset during childhood. Read more about this report here.
Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:15
The Glaucoma Genetics Lab discovers mutation of the TP63 gene in a patient with Lacrimo-Auriculo-Dento-Digital (LADD) syndrome, which is a condition that causes malformation of ears, teeth, and hands as well as problems with tear formation and dry eye. In this manuscript, we report the genetic cause of the first case of LADD syndrome with glaucoma and thin corneas. Read more about this discovery here.