Recent News

  • Mon, 10/07/2019 - 16:30

    Grad student Carly van der Heide has successfully defended her PHD thesis describing her work in the Anderson and Fingert labs. She returns to medical school and will graduate with an MD and PHD in May 2021.

  • Mon, 09/23/2019 - 13:45

    Medical Student Josh Hagedorn’s research on the genetics of nanophthalmos was presented at the Carver College of Medicine Student Medical Research Conference and was recognized for excellence with the Hansjoerg E. Kolder Award.

  • Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:15

    Large populations of patients were analyzed to search for correlations between features of glaucoma (intraocular pressure corneal thickness) and features of diabetes (fasting blood sugar, fasting insulin, and hemoglobin A1c). No clinical or genetic correlations between diabetes and glaucoma related traits were detected. Read more about this research here.