Awards

Honors and Awards Received January-February 2016

February 15, 2016

Dong Feng Chen, PhD,  received a National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute R01 grant in the amount of $2,462,500 over five years for her project, "The molecular basis underlying optic nerve growth in development and regeneration."

Miguel Gonzalez, MD, PhD, a Cornea KPro Research Fellow at Mass. Eye and Ear, received membership to the Royal Academy of Medicine and...

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Demetrios Vavvas

Demetrios Vavvas to Receive Carl Camras Translational Research Award at ARVO 2016

March 1, 2016

Demetrios Vavvas, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Joan W. Miller Scholar in Retinal Research at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, was selected to receive a 2016 ARVO Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award. The award will be presented at the...

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Honors and Awards Received December 2015

February 1, 2016

Lisa Cowan's, MD, PhD, paper, "Introducing a new surgical technology: Controversies in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and impact on resident surgical training," published in the Fall 2015 issue of International Ophthalmology Clinics, was one of the top 10 articles read in 2015 in ophthalmology. These statistics were published by Medscape. Lisa is an HMS Ophthalmology resident.

Louis...

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Anders M. Näär, PhD, Receives RPB Award

December 16, 2015

Anders M. Näär, PhD, Harvard Medical School Professor of Cell Biology, received Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Stein Innovation Award in the amount of $300,000 over two years. This award is given to researchers outside of the Department of Ophthalmology (but within HMS) with a common goal of understanding the visual system and the diseases that compromise its function. 

 

Seanna Grob, MD

Seanna Grob, MD, Wins Residents Writer's Award

December 16, 2015

Seanna Grob, MD, HMS Department of Ophthalmology Resident, won second place in the 2015 Ophthalmology Times Resident Writer's Award for her case study, "Management of drug-induced cicatricial conjunctivitis and dry eye," which she wrote in collaboration with Reza Dana and resident Hajirah Saeed. She received this award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting in Las Vegas in November.

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Receives Honorary Doctorate

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Receives Honorary Doctorate

December 16, 2015

Evangelos S. Gragoudas, MD, an international authority in retinal diseases and intraocular tumors, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Health Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on November 27, 2015, in recognition of his pioneering work in these areas. His early translational work focused on uveal melanoma, for which he developed the use of proton beam irradiation (PBI), and which has been used in over 15,000 patients to...

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Daniel Diaz-Aguilar Awarded 2015 RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

November 23, 2015

Contact: Suzanne Day
suzanne_day@meei.harvard.edu 
617-573-3897 

BOSTON – The Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology has been granted a $30,000 Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship for Daniel Diaz-Aguilar. This grant will allow Diaz-Aguilar to spend a year studying the mechanisms behind the advancement of age-related...

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