A research group led by investigator Takeshi Iwata recently reported studies of the role of the optineurin gene in normal tension glaucoma using stem cell and transgenic mouse approaches. Their study advanced and confirmed that optineurin and TBK1 genes are glaucoma genes and that their interaction is important in the development of normal tension glaucoma. Read more about the report here.
Japanese group studies TBK1 and glaucoma
Wed, 10/09/2013 - 15:15