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Perth Eye Foundation Grant

Title: Improving the prediction of glaucoma progression to prevent irreversible blindness Investigator: Prof Jamie Craig Co-investigator: A/Prof Owen Siggs Aim: ...
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Dr Nitin Chitranshi

Developing a gene therapy for glaucoma

Investigator: Dr Nitin Chitranshi Co-Supervisors: Prof. Stuart Graham, Dr. Vivek Gupta Title: Modulating neuroserpin using a gene therapy technique to reduce ...
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Dr Chidlow & Dr Ebneter

A novel calpain antagonist for ischemic retinal vein occlusion

R and L Lowe Bequest Grant  Investigator: Dr Glyn Chidlow Co-Investigator: Dr Andreas Ebneter Aim: Retinal vein occlusions are common ...
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ANZRS grant

Optimising a pipeline for developing treatment for CRB1-related inherited retinal diseases

This grant was funded by the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists (ANZRS) Investigator: A/Prof Fred K. ChenCo-investigator: ...
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A new drug to control scarring after glaucoma surgery

ORIA Grant Progress Report 2019-2020 Title: A new drug to control scarring after glaucoma surgery Investigator: Dr Elsa Chan Co-investigators: ...
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Applying machine learning to efficiently analyse fundus autofluorescence images in preparation for gene therapy 

A Perth Eye Foundation grant recipient Chief investigator: Dr Jason Charng Co-investigators: Dr David Alonso-Caneiro, Prof David Mackey Eyes with ...
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Dr Cornish

Near-infrared Light Photobiomodulation Treatment for Retinal Vein Occlusion Macular Oedema

Last year, Dr Elisa Cornish (Chief Investigator) and A/Prof Samantha Fraser-Bell (Other Investigator) received a Priming Grant to the value ...
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Harnessing the power of AI for eye disease screening in primary care

Dr Stuart Keel, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria Up to 500,000 adults in Australia have vision ...
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Blocking the genes that cause blindness

Dr Fred Chen, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science (Lions Eye Institute), The University of Western Australia Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) ...
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Targeting inflammation to prevent age-related macular degeneration

Dr Nilisha Fernando, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) ...
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Glaucoma gene therapy: protecting cells to prevent vision loss

Dr Mark Hassall, Flinders Centre for Ophthalmology, Eye and Vision Research School of Medicine, Flinders University, South Australia Glaucoma is ...
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Developing a sight-saving drug for retinal detachment

Dr WengOnn Chan, Ophthalmic Research Laboratories, Ophthalmology Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, South Australia Retinal detachment is a ...
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How does ultraviolet light from the sun damage the eye?

Prof Stephanie Watson, Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW This study will investigate the cellular mechanisms for ultraviolet ...
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Gaining a better understanding of optic nerve damage in MS and neuromyolitis optica (NMO)

Dr Yuyi You, Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and multiple sclerosis (MS) are autoimmune ...
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Steps towards gene therapy for diabetic retinopathy

Dr Guei-Sheung Liu, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Tasmania Diabetic retinopathy is a frequent complication of diabetes ...
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Revolutionising treatment of Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy: Can corneal transplant be avoided?

Dr Elaine Chong, Dr Elsie Chan & Dr Gregory Moloney, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye & Ear ...
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Decoding the genetic risk for giant cell arteritis

Prof Alex Hewitt, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne, Victoria Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is an inflammatory disease causing headaches, ...
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Harnessing the power of light to prevent blindness

Prof Robert Casson, University of Adelaide, South Australia Photobiomodulation (PBM) uses light from a laser in the far- red to ...
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Finding new molecular targets to prevent glaucoma

Dr Vivek Gupta, Prof Stuart Graham & Dr Mehdi Mirzaei, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW ...
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Understanding vision loss caused by the dengue virus

Prof Justine Smith, Flinders University, South Australia Worldwide, deaths due to dengue virus infection have increased by around 50% between ...
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