Optic nerve head structure and genetic/environmental associations: a population-based SD-OCT study [ 2015 - 2018 ]

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Researchers: Dr Paul Sanfilippo (Principal investigator)

Brief description My research project combines two powerful new technologies, spectral domain-optical coherence tomography and the genome-wide association study, to investigate the physical and genetic characteristics of the optic nerve head in humans. Results from this work will help identify new glaucoma risk genes, increasing sensitivity and specificity for predicting glaucoma and expand our understanding of the disease mechanism allowing for the development of new treatments.

Funding Amount $AUD 320,891.36

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Peter Doherty Biomedical ECF

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