Recent research suggested that COVID-19 may lead to changes to the retina such as OCT reflective lesions of inner retina. However, a new editorial authored by a team of retina specialists, including Harvard Ophthalmology faculty Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology; Dean Elliot, MD, the Stelios Evangelos Gragoudas Professor of Ophthalmology; and John. B. Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, reports concerns about the purported findings and raises concerns that may represent normal anatomical structures.
This year, several ophthalmology faculty were nominated for Harvard Medical School (HMS) Excellence in Mentoring Awards. These prestigious awards honor exceptional mentors who are committed to helping trainees develop and advance their professional careers in basic/clinical medicine, research, teaching, and administration.
Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD, received a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and National Institute of Aging/National Institutes of Health in the amount of $1,016,301 over five years for his project, "Exploring the Role of Aging in Cerebral Ischemic Small Vessel Disease Using Notch3 Mutant Mice."
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...