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Dietary and genetic determinants of macular pigment density in the fovea and relevance for primary open-angle glaucoma i

Webinar by Thomas P. Lawler, Graduate Student Dissertator, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, in the laboratory of Dr. Julie Mares, University of Wisconsin

Event Details

Thursday, May 13, 2021
11 a.m.
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series. Thomas P. Lawler will discuss factors that influence the concentrations of dietary carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin in the retina and whether this is related to the odds for primary open-angle glaucoma, a common neurodegenerative disease and cause of vision loss in older adults.