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Gene Linked To Glaucoma In Blacks, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) And National Eye Institute Study



9/23/2009 7:30:17 AM

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ScienceDaily (Sep. 23, 2009) — An international team, led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the National Eye Institute, has discovered gene variants for glaucoma in a black population. The finding could lead to future treatments or a cure for this disease, which leads to blindness in two million Americans each year.

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