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Glaucoma Biomarkers - from the Laboratory to the Clinic

During the past year, the Catalyst for a Cure researchers have been taking necessary steps to move their studies from the laboratory to the clinic. This will be an exciting and important next step to further test and evaluate a new glaucoma biomarker.

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Saving Sight in Glaucoma: Why the Brain May Hold the Key

What causes vision loss in glaucoma? There are two common answers: the first is elevated ocular pressure, and the second is damage to the optic nerve.

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President's Report from ARVO 2016

GRF President and CEO Thomas M. Brunner reports on the state of glaucoma research from the 2016 ARVO meeting that took place in Seattle.

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Video: GRF Scientific Advisors discuss the Importance of Biomarkers for Glaucoma

Catalyst for a Cure is a collaborative team of investigators funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation. The research team is charged with finding new, specific and sensitive biomarkers for glaucoma.

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Video: GRF Scientific Advisors on Collaborative Research

When Glaucoma Research Foundation launched Catalyst for a Cure in 2002, our bold idea was to recruit the most promising young researchers from different fields to work together collaboratively to accelerate discoveries that would lead to a cure for glaucoma.

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Catalyst for a Cure Research Progress: Biomarker Initiative

The Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation is a collaborative research effort designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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2016 Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation provides seed money for creative pilot research projects that hold promise. Read about the 2016 research grants to explore new ideas.

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Meeting Gathers Latest Advances in Glaucoma Treatments in One Place

The fifth annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum, sponsored by the non-profit organization Glaucoma Research Foundation, provided a showcase for the future of new treatments for this disease which is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world, afflicting more than 70 million people globally.

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Catalyst for a Cure 2016 Research Progress

Video progress report from the Catalyst for a Cure researchers; this collaborative research effort is designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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Future Focus: Stem Cell Treatment for Glaucoma

Stem cells are being investigated as a possible treatment for glaucoma because they may have the potential to protect the optic nerve from further damage and slow the progression of vision loss due to glaucoma.

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