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April 11, 2014

New treatments for glaucoma are topic of UAB community talk

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chris girkin wThe University of Alabama at Birmingham Research Civitan Club will host a lecture on biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma as part of its ongoing Science, Communication and Innovation talks. Christopher Girkin, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and head of the UAB glaucoma service, will give the lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 15. Girkin is an internationally renowned clinician and researcher in glaucoma.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be at the Civitan International Research Center, at the corner of Sixth Avenue and 18th Street. Parking is available at the Spain Rehabilitation Center on Sixth Avenue.