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Current Research Projects

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada grants $180,000 for 14 Research Projects in 2019

  • Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Dendritic retraction and associated physiological responses in retinal ganglion cells in experimental glaucoma
    Dr. Francois Tremblay, Dr. Balwantray C. Chauhan
  • Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Development of a novel combinatorial treatment that allows for robust regeneration after optic nerve injury
    Dr. Philippe Monnier
  • Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    MNK1 as a novel neuroprotective target in RGC Injury
    Dr. Jeremy M. Sivak, Alessandra Tuccitto
  • Memorial University, St. John’s, NL
    Modeling glaucoma due to loss of FOXC1 and GMDS function in zebrafish
    Dr. Curtis R. French
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority
    Asymmetry analysis of optical coherence tomography angiography images in glaucoma patients and healthy subjects
    Dr. Corey Smith
  • Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Enhancing retinal ganglion cell production for cell replacement therapy
    Dr. Pierre Mattar
  • Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
    Comparative effectiveness of prostaglandin analogue therapy versus laser trabeculoplasty as initial glaucoma treatment
    Dr. Robert Campbell, Dr. Sherif R. El-Dfrawy, Dr. Chaim M. Bell, Dr. Sudeep S. Gill, Dr. Michael A. McIsaac
  • St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    The Role of a Water Channel Aquaporin-4, on Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Flow into the Optic Nerve
    Dr. Neeru Gupta, Dr. Yeni Yucel
  • St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Do Adrenergic Glaucoma Drugs Affect Lymphatic Outflow from the Eye?
    Dr. Neeru Gupta, Dr. Yeni Yucel
  • Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON
    Adverse Effects of Oral Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor Treatment for Elevated Intraocular Pressure: Matched longitudinal cohort design
    Dr. Don Redelmeier, Dr. Matthew Schlenker, Dr. Vinay Kansai
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Investigation of conserved noncoding elements of FOXC1 in patients with ocular dysgenesis and glaucoma
    Dr. Michael A. Walter
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Tgf-s regulation of anterior segment formation
    Dr. Andrew J. Waskiewicz
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Frequent visual field tests at home for robust detection of changes in visual fields of glaucoma patients
    Dr. Moshe Eizenman
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Diurnal Intraocular Pressure Fluctuations Pre and Post Subconjunctival MIGS Surgery
    Dr. Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, Nick Andrew, Taylor Lukasik

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