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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Hold Annual Fundraising Benefit
Date:1/28/2009

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glaucoma Research Foundation is holding its Annual Fundraising Benefit this evening in San Francisco. This annual event will take place at the Palace Hotel and serves as the showcase for recent advances in GRF-funded research.

The Benefit begins at 5 pm with a scientific overview of recent research advances presented by the four principal investigators of GRF's Catalyst for a Cure (CFC) consortium. A reception follows at 6 p.m. and dinner commences at 7 p.m.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness. With an aging population, millions worldwide risk blindness from glaucoma if nothing is done. "We believe that a cure is someday on the horizon, and our primary mission going into 2009 is to continue to provide the best treatment and education to those who suffer from this disease," says Thomas M. Brunner, GRF president and CEO.

Established by GRF in 2000, the CFC was first proposed as a partnership by the Steven and Michele Kirsch Foundation on the premise that the search for a cure should be a priority, and that the pace of discovery could be accelerated with important innovations: instead of the traditional academic approach of sole scientists working in isolation, the project would bring together investigators with complementary skills working together in a genuine, real-time collaboration.

Located in San Francisco and now celebrating its 31st year, GRF is the nation's most experienced foundation dedicated solely to glaucoma research and education. In addition to funding innovative research like the Catalyst For a Cure research consortium and its Shaffer Grants for Innovative Glaucoma Research, GRF also is the "go to" agency for education materials, including the definitive reference for newly diagnosed, Understanding and Living with Glaucoma, and specialized brochures to serve those at highest risk, including African-Ame
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