Published Online: September 12, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4681.
Acquisition of data: Lenis, Dhrami-Gavazi, Lee, Mukkamala, Tabacaru, Yannuzzi, Tsang.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Lenis, Dhrami-Gavazi, Lee, Mukkamala, Tabacaru, Yannuzzi, Tsang.
Drafting of the manuscript: Lenis, Dhrami-Gavazi, Lee, Mukkamala, Tabacaru, Gouras, Tsang.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Lenis, Lee, Mukkamala, Yannuzzi.
Obtained funding: Lenis, Mukkamala.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Dhrami-Gavazi, Lee, Tabacaru, Yannuzzi, Tsang.
Study supervision: Mukkamala, Gouras, Tsang.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by the LuEsther T. Mertz Retinal Research Center, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, Macular Foundation, Inc, core grant 5P30EY019007 from the National Eye Institute, core grant 5P30CA013696 from the National Cancer Institute, and unrestricted funds from Research to Prevent Blindness. The Bernard and Shirlee Brown Glaucoma Laboratory, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University is supported by grant R01 EY018213 from the National Institutes of Health, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Schneeweiss Stem Cell Fund, and the Tistou and Charlotte Kerstan Foundation. Tsang is a member of the RD-CURE Consortium, is a fellow of the Burroughs-Wellcome Program in Biomedical Sciences, and has been supported by the Bernard Becker Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology Award from Research to Prevent Blindness, the Dennis W. Jahnigen Award from the American Geriatrics Society, the Joel Hoffman Scholarship, the Barbara and Donald Jonas Family Fund, and the Professor Gertrude Rothschild Stem Cell Foundation.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.