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Podcasts & Webinars

Watch these recorded webinars featuring conversations with researchers and clinicians working with Glaucoma Research Foundation to help save vision and find a cure for glaucoma.


Webinar: 7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Eye Doctor Visit

This recorded one-hour webinar "What You Want To Know About Glaucoma" from Glaucoma Research Foundation features Oluwatosin Smith, MD (Attending Surgeon, Glaucoma Associates of Texas, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center). Dr. Smith discusses tips to be better prepared for your next visit to your glaucoma doctor. Recorded August 8, 2017, the webinar is hosted by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco.


"Personalized Medicine: MIGS and the Future of Glaucoma Treatment"

This recorded "Innovations in Glaucoma" webinar from June 27, 2017 features Malik Y. Kahook, MD, Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research and Chief of the Glaucoma Service at the University of Colorado Aschutz Medical Campus. Hosted by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.


"Detecting and Repairing Damage in Glaucoma"

This recorded "Innovations in Glaucoma" webinar from December 2016 features Andrew D. Huberman, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University School of Medicine and a Principal Investigator in the Catalyst for a Cure (CFC) consortium. Dr. Huberman discussed how the CFC team is identifying new biomarkers for glaucoma and its progression. He shared new discoveries in how to repair the injured eye and visual system and the hope for new ways to treat glaucoma and restore vision. Hosted by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.


"Lifestyle Choices and Glaucoma"

This recorded 'What You Want To Know About Glaucoma' webinar from October 2016 features Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, the Fran and Ray Stark Foundation Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Center for Eye Epidemiology at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute. Learn about how lifestyle choices may impact glaucoma care. Moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.


"Stem Cell Treatment for Glaucoma"

This recorded 'Innovations in Glaucoma' webinar from June 2016 features L. Jay Katz, MD, Director of Glaucoma Service at the Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA. Moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.


"Ready for Your Close-Up: New Imaging Improves Glaucoma Treatment"


On October 8, 2015, Glaucoma Research Foundation presented a one-hour "Innovations in Glaucoma" webinar featuring Alfredo Dubra, PhD and Andrew Huberman, PhD, two members of the Catalyst for a Cure (CFC) Biomarker Initiative. They highlighted the importance of new biomarkers for glaucoma and provided an update on their investigations including the development of specialized imaging equipment to view critical changes in nerve cells. Hosted by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco.


"Restoring Vision: Retinal Nerve Cell Regeneration"

This recorded webinar from June 2015 features Stuart J. McKinnon, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurobiology at Duke Eye Center in Durham, NC. Moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.


"Advances in Imaging: Detecting Glaucoma Early"

This recorded webinar from December 2014 features Vivek Srinivasan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at University of California, Davis and Catalyst for a Cure Principal Investigator. Learn the latest innovations in imaging of the retina and optic nerve, and the impact on early diagnosis of glaucoma to prevent vision loss.


"New Clinical and Surgical Options for Glaucoma Patients"

This recorded webinar features Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, Founding Partner of Minnesota Eye Consultants and Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota. Moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.


"The Promise of Stem Cells for Treating or Curing Glaucoma."

This one-hour recorded webinar features researcher M. Elizabeth Fini, PhD, Professor and Director, Institute for Genetic Medicine, at the University of Southern California. Dr. Fini is interviewed by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco. The webinar was recorded on December 5, 2013.


President's Teleconference with Dr. Andrew Huberman

Topic: "Neurons: The Canary in the Coal Mine" In this recorded Glaucoma Research Foundation teleconference from May 2, 2013, President and CEO Thomas M. Brunner talks with Andrew Huberman, PhD. Dr. Huberman is a Principal Investigator in the Catalyst for a Cure research consortium funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation.


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Last reviewed on October 29, 2017

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