Aparna Raghuram, OD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and an Optometrist at Boston Children’s Hospital, is the recipient of the 2021 American Academy of Optometry’s Career Development Award. This grant award provides $100,000 over two years to fund Dr. Raghuram's research on the “objective assessment of vergence and accommodation and higher-order visual processing in adolescents with concussion.”
Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, a research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, is a recipient of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society’s Young Investigator Award. This award will support Dr. Tomita's research project “Petinal pathological neovascularization by Increasing FGF21 level in an aurine oxygen-induced retinopathy model,” which is part of his work with Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.
Brian Ballios, MD, PhD, an inherited retinal degenerations fellow at Mass Eye and Ear, and Tatiana Perepelkina, MD, a pediatric medical retina fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, are both recipients of the 2020 VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation Research award, which will provide funding for their research.... Read more about Fellows Recognized with Research Awards
Mary C. Whitman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, is the 2020 recipient of the Boston Children's Hospital Career Development Fellowship, which provides transitional funding for junior faculty...
Second year resident Ines Lains, MD, PhD, has been selected to participate in the 2021 Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO)/Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Resident and Fellow Research Forum at the upcoming annual meeting. This forum was established to encourage the most promising trainees to pursue careers in academic ophthalmology and vision research.... Read more about Ines Lains, MD, PhD, Selected for Resident and Fellow Research Forum
Maryam Tahvildari, MD, has been selected as the Abelson Family Fellow in Cornea at Mass Eye and Ear for the academic year 2020-2021. This fellowship was established by Dr. Mark Abelson and his family in 2011 to support the pioneering of new clinical research and translational research initiatives, while encouraging early stage clinicians and scientists to pursue academic careers in medicine and to search for new ways to prevent, treat, and cure disease.... Read more about Maryam Tahvildari, MD, Receives Abelson Family Fellowship