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Lessons from the Largest Case-Control Study of Age-related Macular Degeneration

HomeRetina and VitreousAge-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization

Title: Lessons from the Largest Case-Control Study of Age-related Macular Degeneration
Author: Lars Fritsche
Date:  03/11/2016
Keywords/Main Subjects: ARMD, Genetics, Complement factor H, HTRA-1
Secondary CORE Category: Principles of Ophthalmology / Clinical Genetics/ Complex genetic disease: polygenic and multifactorial inheritance
Diagnosis: Age-related Macular Degeneration
Brief Description: This is a basic research presentation of research on the genetics of ARMD. The known genetics of ARMD is discussed first followed by a discussion of the International AMD Genetics Consortium work. Design of experiments and single variant and gene-based test results are discussed. A summary of current work and potential future work is undertaken as well.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20615
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.