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Jibril Hirbo Archives

Large, diverse genetic study of glaucoma implicates vascular and cancer-related genes

Feb. 21, 2024—An international genetic study using multiancestry biobanks has identified novel genetic locations associated with primary open-angle glaucoma, the most common type of glaucoma and the leading cause of irreversible blindness globally.

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Inflammation implicated in exfoliation syndrome

Mar. 28, 2023—Computational genetics tools have implicated inflammatory pathways in exfoliation syndrome, the most common cause of secondary glaucoma, which can result in blindness.

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