A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
UAB has teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to look for genetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.
UAB schools of Engineering and Medicine capitalize on overlapping interests with launch of joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.
The new clinics, located at at Medical West in Bessemer and the Birmingham St. Vincent’s Hospital campus, will provide care for a variety of ocular conditions.