We work to establish whether mitochondrial dysfunction contributes to glaucoma development. Mitochondria provide energy to all cells; we have observed ways in which energy management in the optic nerve is not normal in our glaucoma model.
Nate Pappenhagen submitted a series of photomicrographs to the NeuroArt contest presented by MicroBrightField. One was chosen to be the next cover of the Journal of Neuroscience Research. See his winning entry at NeuroArt.