We are recruiting volunteers for the following clinical research studies:

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Glaucoma and Non-Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathies
(Observational; Accepts Healthy Volunteer)

This research uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study brain changes in patients with different stages of chronic glaucoma and non-glaucomatous optic neuropathies. Advanced MRI techniques are currently used to study the brain structure and function both in healthy individuals and in patients with a variety of diseases and conditions. Our aim is to measure the visual pathways of chronic glaucoma patients, using four different imaging techniques acquired with a FDA-approved 3-Tesla MRI system, and to compare with the visual pathways in patients with other non-glaucomatous optic neuropathies.

Supported in part by

  • National Institutes of Health (R01 EY028125) 

  • BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Program (G2013077, G2016030, G2019103) 

  • Alcon Research Institute Young Investigator Grant

  • ARVO Foundation for Eye Research

  • Feldstein Medical Foundation Research Grant

  • Research to Prevent Blindness/Stavros Niarchos Foundation International Research Collaborators Award


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