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Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators have reported their discovery of a gene implicated in an acute and severe form of glaucoma known as angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).
It's generally known that African Americans have the highest risk for glaucoma (about 12 percent) among racial groups in the United States.
A Jackson Laboratory research team, working in collaboration with researchers at Brigham and Womenâ€™s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, show that RNA granules--key players in messenger RNA (mRNA) processing--can affect eye development, leading to juvenile cataracts in humans and mice.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of medical innovations in ophthalmology, today announced the closing of a $30 million Series B financing.
Glaucoma â€“ the second leading cause of blindness in the world â€“ is now thought to run in families.
Glaucoma â€“ a leading cause of vision loss and blindness worldwide â€“ runs in families.
New research finds that older, overweight women may be at lower risk for glaucoma than their thinner peers.
Cumbersome glaucoma tests that require a visit to the ophthalmologist could soon be history thanks to a home test developed by a UA engineer.
Two new studies provide hopeful information for those at risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma.
Seniors interested in lifestyle choices that help protect vision will be encouraged by a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study, and people concerned about glaucoma can take heart from work on early detection by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
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