Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| A TrkB Activator for Treatment of Glaucoma|
Jeffrey H Boatright
|Congressional District Code:
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Glaucoma is a serious and growing health problem for our nation's Veterans. At least 285,000 Veterans (possibly over 700,000) have this chronic disease, the leading cause of irreversible blindness globally. Prevalence is greater among Veterans than in the general population and is increasing dramatically. Women Veterans and blast injury survivors are at higher risk for developing glaucoma as they age. Glaucoma is a serious problem for our nation's Veterans; we intend to do something about this....
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