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Mayo clinic researcher visits UNI to discuss research on the human eye

October 15, 2003
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Siobahn Morgan, UNI professor of earth science, (319) 273-2389
James O'Connor, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Natural Sciences and Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, will sponsor, 'The Eye's Aqueous Humor and Intraocular Pressure,' at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in UNI's Seerley Hall, Room 115.

The speaker will be Dr. Jay W. McLaren of the Mayo Clinic. McLaren will discuss his research on the structure and dynamics of the human eye. According to the event organizers, his research on the pressures within the eye has important implications in the treatment of diseases like glaucoma. His address is free and open to the public.