"Inside Iowa Medicine” features the Glaucoma Research Center

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:45

On September 12, University of Iowa held an event “Inside Iowa Medicine” that featured our Glaucoma Research Center that was co-hosted by Vice President of Medical Affairs, Jean Robillard and Dean of the College of Medicine, Debra Schwinn. The program included a full day of presentations, lab tours, and discussions that highlighted our glaucoma research efforts. Click on title to see more about the event.

Inside Iowa Medicine 2014: The Glaucoma Research Center

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Vice President of Medical Affairs Jean Robillard introduces the Glaucoma Research Center and the Wynn Institute for Vision Research.

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Director of the Glaucoma Service, Lee Alward outlines the scope of vision loss and disability caused by glaucoma.

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Dr. Budd Tucker describes stem cell-based approaches to study and cure blindness.

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Dr. Stone describes how the WIVR’s new robot allows high throughput experiments to search for new disease-causing genes.

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Dr. Fingert discusses discovery of a glaucoma-causing gene.

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Dr. Kuehn describes studies of human donor eyes and strategies to investigate the causes of glaucoma.

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Dr. Anderson and the Glaucoma Zoo - a collection of laboratory animals used to study glaucoma.

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Dr. Sheffield shares results that suggest a new glaucoma therapy.

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