Recent News

  • Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:15

    Dr. John Fingert, Dr. Todd Scheetz, and Dr. Michael Anderson were awarded an R21 grant to search for the genes that cause glaucoma associated with pigment release from the iris.

  • Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:45

    The Glaucoma Genetics Lab identified a defect in the OPA1 gene that causes optic nerve atrophy that is dominantly inherited in a large family.

  • Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:00

    In partnership with Dr. Alward, Dr. Kwon, Dr. Bettis, and Dr. Sears, the Fingert Lab has collected skin biopsies from over 50 patients with exfoliation glaucoma. The Glaucoma Foundation has provided funds for the lab to study these skin cells to identify abnormalities in function (i.e.