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.
Flinders University Professor Tracey Wade is collaborating with researchers worldwide in a global effort to identify genes that cause eating disorders.
Endangered and iconic sea turtles have a record in their DNA pointing to loss of genetic diversity caused by recent human exploitation.
Four species of freshwater native fish brought to the brink of extinction by drought are being re-released into the lower Murray wetlands, and thanks to Flinders University research, they have an improved chance of survival.