Anuja Java and Collaborators Investigate Complement Factor I Genetic Variants in Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a slowly progressive, neurodegenerative disease, is a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.  The number of people with AMD is projected to increase from 196 million in 2020 to 288 million in 2040.  While lifestyle factors, such as diet and smoking, are associated with the risk of advanced AMD, it is […]

Dr. Anuja Java Awarded Longer Life Foundation Grant to Study the Role of Complement Genetic Mutations in the Development of Preeclampsia

Anuja Java, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Director of Kidney Transplant at the John Cochran VA Medical Center, was awarded a $50,000 renewable grant from the Longer Life Foundation to study why some patients develop severe preeclampsia during pregnancy and if that may be related to a defective complement system. Dr. […]