Glaucoma foundation funds European study

December 2004
Ophthalmology Times;12/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p23
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This article reports that a research team from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of the Basque Country, led by cell biologist Elena Vecino, has been awarded a grant by the American Glaucoma Foundation for its study of animal glaucoma models. The award, which totals $120,000 to be provided over 2 years, will subsidize the project "Study of neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells in an experimental pig glaucoma model."


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