Early diagnosis of open-angle glaucoma can lead to vision-saving treatment, and genetic variation is an increasingly powerful indicator in disease risk stratification. Professor of Ophthalmology Jamie Craig, who leads a major international glaucoma research program.
Researchers from QIMR Berghofer and Flinders University have identified more than 100 genes that increase a person’s risk of developing the eye disease glaucoma, and they have developed a genetic test to detect those at
A NEW gene discovery is expected to help save the sight of tens of thousands of Australians with a common type of glaucoma. Flinders University helped guide international research across six continents and 17 countries