Glaucoma Research Chat Highlights – February 20, 2013

Glaucoma Research

Chat Highlights – February 20, 2013
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael Pro
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  This evening’s topic is “Glaucoma Research” and we would like to welcome our glaucoma expert, Dr. Michael Pro.  Welcome, Dr. Pro!

Dr. Pro:  Good evening, everyone!

P: Dr. Pro, what glaucoma research interests you the most?

Dr. Pro: Great question.  Personally, I like research involving glaucoma surgery.  I like to look into new glaucoma surgery techniques or devices.  I am so fortunate to be ...

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Glaucoma Research Chat Highlights

Glaucoma Research Chat Highlights
Chat from April 4, 2012
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator
Tonight’s topic is “Glaucoma Research.” Doctor, what topics are receiving the most funding in research today?

Dr. Pro
This is a big topic. I don’t know the actual dollars, but I can tell you where most of the buzz is and the money most likely is there. The big money has ...

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Glaucoma Research Center 2011 Update

With a new year fully underway, the Glaucoma Research Center is closing out some studies and opening up some new ones. The following is a list of the studies we are currently recruiting for.

1. INOTEK– This Phase II study is testing a new drug for safety and effectiveness in lowering eye pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or primary open angle glaucoma. This drug is not FDA approved yet, therefore; careful observation over a short period of time will take ...

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In The Research Corner

By Sheryl S. Wizov

When visiting your glaucoma doctor, you could be approached to participate in a research study. The Research Center and your doctor have determined that you may be a good candidate for a specific study. A staff member will explain the study to you in detail. If you are in agreement, your written permission will be obtained. This consent form must first be signed by you, witnessed by the staff and signed by a physician before the study ...

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Glaucoma Research

Glaucoma Research
Chat from December 16, 2009
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, December 16, 2009, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Research”.

Moderator: Tonight’s Topic is “Glaucoma Research”

P: What is the newest glaucoma discovery in the last year?

Dr. Pro: Good topic. The newest discovery in glaucoma might be the realization that certain drugs used for retinal disease ...

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Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study

Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study
Chat Highlights
June 4, 2008
Steven Beck, Editor

On Wednesday, June 4, 2008, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is a very interesting one, The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study. Would you like to introduce it, Dr. Pro?

Dr. Pro: I’d be happy to. Let’s just call it OHTS to shorten the typing.

The OHTS was one of four recent important studies in glaucoma. The ...

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Glaucoma Research

Glaucoma Research
Chat Highlights
March 16, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, March 16, 2005, Dr. Jeff Henderer a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Research”

Moderator: Welcome back to chat, Dr. Henderer. Tonight our topic is glaucoma research.

Dr. Jeff Henderer: I have an update on new research concerning neuroprotection. Researchers treated mice with radiation and then a bone marrow transplant. Somehow that prevented glaucoma in the mice. Perhaps there is ...

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Glaucoma Clinical Trials

Glaucoma Clinical Trials
Chat Highlights
August 25, 2004
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, August 25, 2004, Dr. Elliot Werner, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Clinical Trials.”

Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Werner. The topic tonight is glaucoma clinical trials.

P: Dr. Werner, what is a clinical trial?

Dr. Elliot Werner: A clinical trial is a controlled experiment in which a diagnostic test or, more often, a treatment, is tested on human subjects to determine ...

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Glaucoma Research 2004

Glaucoma Research 2004
Chat Highlights
April 21, 2004
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, April 21, 2004, Dr. Jeff Henderer, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Research 2004.”
Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Henderer. Tonight’s topic is “Glaucoma Research 2004.”

P: Doctor, what are the phases of clinical trials and what are their purposes?

Dr. Jeff Henderer: That is a great question. Phase 1 trials are to determine toxicity; Phase 2 are to determine dosing ...

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Glaucoma Research 2004

Glaucoma Research 2004
Chat Highlights
April 21, 2004
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, April 21, 2004, Dr. Jeff Henderer, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Research 2004.”
Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Henderer. Tonight’s topic is “Glaucoma Research 2004.”

P: Doctor, what are the phases of clinical trials and what are their purposes?

Dr. Jeff Henderer: That is a great question. Phase 1 trials are to determine toxicity; Phase 2 are to determine dosing ...

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