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Rohan Bir Singh, MD, Named Science Communication Training Fellow

June 16, 2020
Rohan Bir Singh, MD, a fellow at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass Eye and Ear, received a 2020 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Science Communication Training Fellowship. The competitive, one-year program empowers early career scientists to communicate their complex vision research in clear and engaging ways to the public, media, legislators, and other key stakeholders.... Read more about Rohan Bir Singh, MD, Named Science Communication Training Fellow

Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, Leads COVID-19 Vaccine Development

June 3, 2020

researchers working on the vandenberghe aavcovid vaccine program stand in from of mass eye and ear

The AAVCOVID vaccine program, led by Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, director of the Grousbeck Gene Therapy Center at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, is a unique gene-based vaccine approach for COVID-19. It uses an adeno-associated virus (AAV)—a harmless viral vector—as a delivery vehicle for inducing an immune response.... Read more about Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, Leads COVID-19 Vaccine Development