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Exosomes are what doctors and biologists call microvesicles—tiny spheres of cellular membrane that cells use to communicate with each other. Exosomes are secreted and received by most cells within the body, and carry everything from genetic material and cellular signals...
The Cogan Award is given annually to a researcher younger than 45 who has made important contributions to vision and ophthalmology research and who shows substantial promise.
There is great interest among glaucoma patients, scientists and doctors alike, in discovering regenerative therapies for the optic nerve and translating them from the laboratory to the clinic — and stem cell therapy is one of several promising approaches being studied.
Investigators with the Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative are on the verge of identifying new biological markers that can provide physicians with better tools to diagnose and manage glaucoma before vision is lost.
Glaucoma Research Foundation Launches The Cure is in Sight Campaign to Raise $15 Million for Research and Education
The $15 million campaign will fund advancements in glaucoma research and support educational programs for patients and eye doctors. Learn more and get involved!
Learn what you can do to make your eye health a priority and find out the most important steps you can take to protect your vision.