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Current Research Projects

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada grants $180,000 for 9 Research Projects in 2020

  • Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON
    Effect of Neuroprotective Drugs in Glaucoma 
    Click here to see Dr. Hutnik and team present at GRSC’s 2020 Annual Supporters’ Meeting

    Dr. Cindy Hutnik, Dr. Vinay Kansal, Dr. James Armstrong
  • Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Perceptual Grouping During Binocular Rivalry in Patients with Mild Glaucoma
    Dr. Luminita Tarita-Nistor, Dr. Yvonne M Buys
  • Maisonneuve Rosemont Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    Optic Nerve Head Tissue Strain Maps: Cross-Sectional Study in Glaucoma Patients
    Dr. Mark Lesk, Dr. Santiago Costantino, Dr. Marisse Masis-Solano
  • Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON
    Development of a Novel High Throughput Microfluidic Perfused Tenon’s Capsule Model for the Testing of Novel Anti-Fibrotic Compounds
    Dr. Cindy Hutnik, Dr. James Armstrong, Matthew Fung
  • UBC and Eye Care Center, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Risk of Glaucoma with Contraceptive Medications in Women of Child Bearing Age
    Dr. Mahyar Etminan, Dr. Kate Hogdon, Dr. Frederick Mikelberg
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Do Rho Kinase Glaucoma Drugs Affect Lymphatic Drainage from the Eye?
    Dr. Neeru Gupta, Dr. Yeni Yucel
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Vascular Dysregulation in Normal Tension Glaucoma
    Dr. Zaid Mammo, Dr. Kulbir Gill, Dr. Steven Schendel, Dr. Marinko Sarunic
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS
    Canadian Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma Study: Comparison of Phacoemulsification versus Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty as Initial Treatment for Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma
    Dr. Jayme Vianna, Dr. Marcelo Nicolela
  • Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Sensing Elevated Intra-Ocular Pressure in a Mouse Model of Glaucoma: Potential Role of Piezo Channels
    Dr. Michael Reber, Dr. Jeremy Sivak