Genetic study uncovers hidden pieces of the keratoconus puzzle

Many of our members have been following this study. It has been carried out University College London (UCL), Moorfields, Kings College London and other national and international collaborators and is aimed to investigate the key unsolved questions surrounding keratoconus. Indeed quite a few of our members took part in the genetic study and Stephen Tuft of UCL has thanked the KC Group for its support. You may remember Dr Alison Hardcastle gave an excellent presentation of their findings at our 2019 AGM as reported in our Summer newsletter that year.

The good news is that the latest results from this project have now been published and these are summarised in the the Moorfields Press Release –here

For those with a scientific bent, you can read the full 13 page technical paper – here

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