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Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative (CFC2)

In 2012, Glaucoma Research Foundation formed the Catalyst for a Cure (CFC) Biomarker Initiative with a goal to develop novel methods to detect, measure, and treat glaucoma with unprecedented precision. The research team was asked to identify and develop...

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Catalyst for a Cure

Catalyst for a Cure is a major collaborative research effort redefining how glaucoma research is conducted.

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Glaucoma 360 Keynote - 2016 New Horizons Forum: Richard Lewis, MD

Richard A. Lewis, MD delivered the Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum keynote lecture in San Francisco on January 29, 2016.

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Glaucoma 360 Keynote - 2018 New Horizons Forum: Ike Ahmed, MD

Ike K. Ahmed, MD delivered the Keynote Lecture at the 7th annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco on February 9, 2018. His topic was “Interventional Glaucoma: The Why, The Who, and The How.”

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Glaucoma 360 Keynote - 2017 New Horizons Forum: Joel Schuman, MD

Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at New York University's Langone Medical Center, delivered the New Horizons Forum keynote lecture in San Francisco on February 3, 2017.

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Glaucoma 360 Keynote - 2012 New Horizons Forum: George Cioffi, MD

"State of Glaucoma Therapy: 2012." George A. Cioffi, MD (Columbia University Medical Center) delivered the inaugural Glaucoma 360 - New Horizons Forum keynote lecture in San Francisco on February 3, 2012.

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New Collaborative Research Team to Focus on Restoring Vision

Catalyst for a Cure is a team of four principal investigators and their laboratories working together to accelerate the pace of discovery toward a cure for glaucoma.

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2019 Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation awards annual research grants for creative pilot projects that hold promise.

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Video: 2019 Catalyst for a Cure Research Progress Report

The Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker researchers are now evaluating their novel biomarkers in glaucoma patients. The newly identified markers of glaucoma can be detected with unique imaging devices developed by the team.

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Catalyst for a Cure: A Clear Path to Vision Restoration

Currently, all therapy for glaucoma is directed at lowering eye pressure, but the fundamental problem in glaucoma is the degeneration of the optic nerve fibers necessary for vision.

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