Translational Clinical Research in Major Eye Diseases (TCR-Eye) [ 2009 - 2014 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Ecosse Lamoureux Prof Paul Baird Prof Paul Mitchell Prof Robyn Guymer (Participant) Prof Tien Wong (Principal investigator)
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Brief description The four eye diseases that cause the majority of vision loss in Australia, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cataract and glaucoma, impose a significant socio-economic burden, costing our nation -$lo billion a year. This CCRE will fund a world leading, broad-based, clinical and translational research program in Melbourne and Sydney to tackle these eye diseases. The new knowledge and innovative clinical strategies developed in this CCRE will impact on clinical ophthalmology and the practice of other medical disciplines.

Funding Amount $AUD 2,552,355.64

Funding Scheme Centre for Research Excellence

Notes Centre of Clinical Research Excellence

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