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  • Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00

    Ralph Hazlewood, completed his PHD working on the genetics of optic nerve disease in The Glaucoma Genetics Lab at the University of Iowa. He is pictured with his graduate school advisor, John Fingert, at graduation ceremonies on May 22. Dr.

  • Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:45

    Ralph Hazlewood successfully defended his thesis, “The molecular genetics of optic nerve disease using patients with cavitary optic disc anomaly”. He will graduate in May with a PHD in the Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics. Dr. Hazlewood will continue his studies of the genetics of optic nerve disease with a postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Rachel Kuchtey’s laboratory at Vanderbilt.

  • Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:45

    The Glaucoma Genetics Lab partnered with a multinational consortium to discover the 2nd known gene for exfoliation syndrome, one of the most common causes of glaucoma worldwide. Read more about this research here.