Glaucoma Research Foundation—Shaffer Grants

July 15, 2021

The Glaucoma Research Foundation supports new high-impact clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research based on their strategic research goals. 

Strategic Research Goals 

  • Protect and restore the optic nerve 
  • Accurately detect glaucoma and monitor its progress 
  • Find the genes responsible for glaucoma 
  • Understand the intraocular pressure system and develop better treatments 
  • Determine the risk factors for glaucoma damage using systematic outcomes data 

Deadline: July 15 (Pre-proposal) 

Dollar Amount: $50,000 over 1 year 

Eligibility: Grant applicants must possess at least a graduate degree. Interdisciplinary teams and collaborations that may lead to new glaucoma treatments are encouraged. 

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