Identification of TGF Beta regulated proteins in aqueous humor


   TAGS:     Aqueous Humor Eyes Glaucoma TGF Beta

Study Description: Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness and affects approximately 70 million people worldwide. Our study is working towards identifying proteins that are elevated in the fluid inside the eyes of glaucoma patients compared to people without the disease. The study obtains samples of fluid from patients that are already having eye surgery that would otherwise be discarded. Studying these proteins will help our understanding of glaucoma, potentially leading to more accurate and earlier diagnosis of the disease.

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     (706) 721-6175
    kbollinger@gru.edu

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Principal Investigator: Kathryn Bollinger

Eligibility Criteria: Patients will be recruited if they are undergoing an already-planned intraocular procedure in the GRU Eye Clinic.

Compensation: No, subjects will not be compensated.

 

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