John (Jack) Hetherington, MD (1930-2020)
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We are deeply saddened to report the recent passing of Dr. Jack Hetherington, former President of the Glaucoma Research Society. Tributes by Drs. Raymond LeBlanc and Dale Heuer are posted here.


Dr. Wallace L.M. Alward gave the 2018 Goldmann Lecture entitled “My 30-year Journey with a Myocilin Glaucoma Family: From Clinic to Lab to Clinic”. Previous Goldmann Lectures

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Welcome to the Glaucoma Research Society

The Glaucoma Research Society is a public interest, non-profit scientific association of outstanding glaucoma researchers that provides a forum to discuss and stimulate compelling or innovative research to prevent glaucoma-related disability worldwide.

The Society fosters discussion and interaction through biennial meetings that engage leading glaucoma clinicians and researchers to synthesize new and existing knowledge and to identify strategies for future basic, clinical and translational research.

Society membership is by nomination and election. There are currently 71 active, 40 emeritus and 6 honorary members representing 24 countries.