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The 2023 Shaffer Grants for Innovative Glaucoma Research

Shaffer Grants provide seed funds to bold investigators whose creative projects explore promising leads and show strong potential for impact on glaucoma.
14-Mar-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Awards 2023 Shaffer Prize to Dr. Rachel Wang Kuchtey (Vanderbilt) and Dr. Lev Prasov (University of Michigan)

The 2023 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research recognizes two Shaffer Grant recipients whose projects best exemplify the pursuit of breakthrough ideas in the quest to better understand and cure glaucoma.
14-Feb-2023 5:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Hosts 12th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco

The New Horizons Forum will take place on February 3rd at San Francisco’s iconic Westin St. Francis Hotel.
26-Jan-2023 6:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to recognize leadership in glaucoma innovation and patient care at Annual Gala in San Francisco

GRF's leadership awards will be presented at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 2, 2023 at the iconic Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
26-Jan-2023 6:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to recognize Santen Pharmaceutical at Annual Gala in San Francisco

Santen will receive GRF’s highest honor, the Catalyst Award, at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 2, 2023, in San Francisco.
26-Jan-2023 6:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Bausch + Lomb and Glaucoma Research Foundation Announce Launch of Screen, Protect, Cure Campaign In Recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, and Glaucoma Research Foundation a non-profit organization with the vision of curing glaucoma, today announced the launch of ‘Screen, Protect, Cure,’ a campaign designed to provide educational...
3-Jan-2023 6:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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“Solving Neurodegeneration” White Paper Publication Results from Innovative Research Collaboration

The findings from the meeting were recently published in Molecular Neurodegeneration and raise opportunities for new treatments and cures for neurodegenerative diseases like glaucoma and Alzheimer’s.
11-Aug-2022 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Launches Catalyst For A Cure Initiative to Prevent and Cure Neurodegeneration

The Neurodegeneration Initiative was launched through a transformative $2.4 million gift to Glaucoma Research Foundation from the Melza M. and Frank Theodore Barr Foundation.
15-Jul-2022 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stem Cell Therapy for Glaucoma - Are We There Yet?

At present, the only FDA approved method of treating glaucoma is to lower eye pressure; this slows the progression of glaucomatous optic nerve damage but does not completely halt it, and certainly does not regenerate damaged nerve tissue.
16-Jun-2017 11:45 AM EDT

Stem Cells Possible Future Treatment for Glaucoma, Say Wills Eye Researchers

Stem cells may have the potential to protect the optic nerve from further damage and slow the progression of vision loss due to glaucoma. Stem cells may also have the potential to replace ocular tissues that have degenerated in eyes with glaucoma.
17-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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