Flinders is at the forefront of finding solutions for glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. By 2020, glaucoma will affect 80 million people worldwide, […]
The discovery of new genetic areas linked to an increased risk of glaucoma will help prevent one of the leading cause of irreversible blindness in Asia.
A person’s chance of developing glaucoma – the leading cause of blindness worldwide – could now be easier to predict following the discovery of new disease-related genes by Flinders researchers.
Flinders University researcher Dr Tiger Zhou has won a prestigious Lions Medical Research Foundation Scholarship in Medicine to search for genes that cause glaucoma.
Researchers from Flinders University are looking into the past to predict whether some people in the early stages of glaucoma are likely to go blind in the future.
The Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, will visit today two collaborative medical research programs dedicated to fighting eye disease that involve Flinders University.