Collaborating with University of Rochester read our new paper out now in Cell Death & Disease by leader author Jeff Harder! Harder JM, Williams PA, Soto I, Foxworth NE, Fernandes KA, Freeburg NF, Howell GR, Libby R, John SWM. “Jnk2 deficiency increases the rate of glaucomatous neurodegeneration in ocular hypertensive DBA/2J mice”. Cell Death & … Continue reading New paper in Cell Death & Disease
Collaborating with Kaiser Permanente, UCSF, and The Jackson Laboratory read our new paper out now in Nature Communications! Choquet H, Paylakhi S, Kneeland SC, Thai KK, Hoffmann TJ, Yin J, Kvale MN, Banda Y, Tolman NG, Williams PA, Schaefer C, Melles R, Risch N, John SWM, Nair KS, Jorgenson E. “A multiethnic genome-wide association study of … Continue reading New paper in Nature Communications
Our first postdoctoral hire is complete! Welcoming James Tribble, PhD, from the lab of Prof. James Morgan at Cardiff University, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences. James' work focuses on the early pathogenesis of glaucoma, especially the role of dendritic and synaptic degeneration in mouse, rat, and human glaucomas. We are very pleased to have … Continue reading Welcoming James Tribble, PhD to the Pete Williams Lab
Read our new short report in Communicative & Integrative Biology! Williams PA, Harder JM, Cardozo BH, Foxworth NE, John SWM. “Nicotinamide treatment robustly protects from inherited mouse glaucoma”. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 2018 (doi: 10.1080/19420889.2017.1356956) [pdf]
Pete spoke and chaired a session at the EVER Optic Nerve Meeting, 2017. See his talk here: [pdf]
Read out new review out now in J Glaucoma. Williams PA, Harder JM, John SWM. “Glaucoma as a metabolic optic neuropathy: making the case for nicotinamide treatment in glaucoma”. Journal of Glaucoma. 2017 (doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000767) [pdf]
Pete Williams has been awarded faculty funding as an assistant professor by the Karolinska Institutet Board of Research, 2017 (4.75 MSEK). Pete will take up his new post in 2018.
Pete spoke at the 2017 WGC, Helsinki on June 29th, 2017. See his talk here: [pdf]
Our recent paper in Science was featured in NEJM.
Read our newest manuscript in Frontiers in Neuroscience! Williams PA, Harder JM, Foxworth NE, Cardozo BH, John SWM. “Nicotinamide and WLDS act together to prevent neurodegeneration in glaucoma”. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2017 (doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00232) [pdf]