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Glaucoma Research Foundation Grant Leads to Major Breakthrough in Neuron Regeneration

Study indicates treatment using insulin may restore vision in glaucoma patients. San Francisco, CA - July 31, 2018 - Glaucoma Research Foundation, a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for glaucoma, today announced a team of neuroscience researchers,...

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New Drug Rhopressa Now Available for Open-Angle Glaucoma

Aerie Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of Rhopressa, a novel eye drop indicated for lowering elevated intraocular pressure in patients with glaucoma.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

Glaucoma Research Foundation hosted our 2018 Annual Dinner at the historic San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center on April 24, 2018.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Builds Momentum Toward A Cure

GRF has announced the celebration of its 40th anniversary year, the board approval of its new strategic plan, and an expanded capital campaign designed to accelerate research towards a cure.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $720,000 in Annual Research Grants

The announcement during World Glaucoma Week emphasizes the need to find better treatments and a cure for this disease that affects more than 60 million people.

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Dr. Carla Siegfried Receives 2018 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research

The 2018 Shaffer Prize was presented to Dr. Carla Siegfried during ceremonies at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 8th at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

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Vanderbilt Researchers Report: Neurons "Fight Back" Early in Glaucoma

A therapeutic target to preserve vision in glaucoma patients could have treatment ramifications for age-related neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, according to findings released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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Researchers at Emory Report: Central Corneal Thickness Could Affect Glaucoma Risk

Researchers at Emory Eye Center report that a protein that affects corneal thickness might also be connected to glaucoma risk.

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month is an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States and 60 million worldwide.

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Scientists Discover New Potential Glaucoma Treatment

Vision scientists at UC Berkeley and the University of Toronto have discovered that naturally occurring molecules known as lipid mediators have the potential to halt the progression of glaucoma, the world’s second-leading cause of blindness.

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