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Disease Registry based approaches to determining molecular risk factors for glaucoma blindness, and applying them in clinical practice [ 2014 - 2018 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1065433]

Researchers: Prof Jamie Craig (Principal investigator)

Brief description The Practitioner-Fellow has drawn together very large cohorts of patients from Australia, New Zealand and now internationally who have lost vision from Glaucoma and complications of Diabetes to determine the contributing factors. He has successfully identified major clinical and genetic risk factors for these diseases, and is now applying the knowledge to patients in early stages of disease, so that earlier and more aggressive treatment high risk individuals can lead to improved outcomes.

Funding Amount $AUD 406,355.49

Funding Scheme Practitioner Fellowships

Notes Practitioner Fellowship

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