Translational Clinical Research in Major Eye Diseases (TCR-Eye) [ 2009 - 2014 ]

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Researchers: Prof Tien Wong (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Ecosse Lamoureux Prof Jie Jin Wang Prof Jill Keeffe Prof Jonathan Crowston
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Brief description The four eye diseases that cause the majority of vision loss in Australia, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cataract and glaucoma, impose a significant socio-economic burden, costing our nation -$lo billion a year. This CCRE will fund a world leading, broad-based, clinical and translational research program in Melbourne and Sydney to tackle these eye diseases. The new knowledge and innovative clinical strategies developed in this CCRE will impact on clinical ophthalmology and the practice of other medical disciplines.

Funding Amount $AUD 2,552,355.64

Funding Scheme Centre for Research Excellence

Notes Centre of Clinical Research Excellence

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