non-polar lipids

The role of (O-acyl)-Omega-Hydroxy Fatty Acids in Human Lipid Layer Structure and Function in Health and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (PI, Jason Nichols)

This project aims to investigate the role of (O-acyl)-Omega-Hydroxy Fatty Acids in alterations of human tear film lipid layer as a basis for formulating novel therapeutics for meibomian gland dysfunction.