2021 Shaffer Prize: Pete Williams, PhD

For his research project “Targeting Neuronal Mitochondria for Neuroprotection in Glaucoma,” Pete Williams, PhD from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden was awarded the 2021 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research. The Shaffer Prize, presented annually by Glaucoma Research Foundation during their annual Glaucoma 360 Gala, recognizes a researcher whose project best exemplifies the pursuit of innovative ideas in the quest to better understand and cure glaucoma.