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Recently, when their groundbreaking genetics discovery was featured on the cover of Nature, the research team thanked BrightFocus for critical early funding that supported their accomplishments.

Apr 13, 2021
National Glaucoma Research
Feb 8, 2021
Working to save sight, BrightFocus’ National Glaucoma Research program is supporting Kathryn Burdon, PhD, of Australia’s University of Tazmania and Girum Gessesse, MD, of Ethiopia’s St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College to expand our scientific understanding of glaucoma in Africa.
Oct 7, 2020
Learn about a new FDA-approved long-term glaucoma treatment, the benefits and risks of glaucoma surgery, research exploring how pressure in the eye is regulated, risk factors for the development of glaucoma, and more in the fall edition of Natonal Glaucoma Research Report.
Oct 2, 2020
BrightFocus Foundation, a premier private funder of vision research, today announced a request for proposals for science projects supported through its National Glaucoma Research program.
Aug 25, 2020
Information on the connection between uveitis and glaucoma, the research of Jason Porter, PhD, who is working on a new method to detect glaucoma, surgical treatment options for open-angle glaucoma, and more are found in the winter 2020 edition of the National Glaucoma Research Report.
Feb 12, 2020
The BrightFocus Glaucoma Fast Track Workshop is a day-long workshop providing a unique immersive environment for early-stage scientists focused on glaucoma research or those who want to enter the field to accelerate their path towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.
Oct 21, 2019
BrightFocus Foundation, through its National Glaucoma Research program, today issued a request for proposals for promising research in the field of glaucoma.
Jul 23, 2019