Present position: Associate Professor
School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Rehabilitation, Genetics and Maternal-Infantile Sciences
University of Genoa
Curriculum of Molecular and Cellular Pathology of Aging-related Disease
Michele Iester is Professor of Ophthalmology and teaches in the Master Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery, in the Degree Course in Orthoptics and Assistant in Ophthalmology and in the Master Degree Course in Rehabilitation Sciences of the health professions.
For 20 years he has been carrying out research in the field of glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology, with particular interest in the structure-function relationship in the progression of the disease. The current research lines concern the structure-function relationship in glaucoma and in the evaluation of the worsening of clinical damage, study of the retinal and papillary structure in opticopathies, evaluation of surgical methods to lower intraocular pressure, study of beta-amyloid in the aqueous humor of patients with glaucoma.