In this issue:
- President's Corner
- Researcher Spotlight: Timothy Sargeant, PhD
- Researchers Target Recycling System to Prevent Amyloid Plaques
- Alzheimer's: Recreation & Quality of Life
Learn about the amazing breakthroughs in Alzheimer's Disease Research for summer 2021.
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.
The top four food groups for eye health, COVID-19 and macular degeneration, the importance of regular eye exams, how to make the most of your eye doctor appointment, potential medications for dry macular degeneration. and more are discussed in the summer edition of Macular Degeneration News.
Learn how to decrease your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, if statins increase or decrease Alzheimer's risk, new ideas to fight tau tangles, the BrightFocus-funded research of Nick Cochran, PhD, who is working to find out how an important gene for Alzheimer’s disease, called MAPT, is turned on in neurons, and more in the spring 2020 edition of Alzheimer's Disease Research Review.
Learn about new research grants leading us to a cure, common medical problems that increase the risk of macular degeneration, macular degeneration facts and figures, how to choose the right sunglasses, and more in the spring 2020 edition of Macular Degeneration Research News.
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.
Learn about groundbreaking discoveries from scientists funded by Macular Degeneration Research that presented their research at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, a cellular nutrient that could help delay macular degeneration, how environmental stressors damage the retina, tips to help yourself and others adapt to low vision, and more in the fall 2019 edition of Macular Degeneration News.