Faculty

Alumni and Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

October 21, 2019

Several faculty and alumni have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Congratulations to alumnus and part-time faculty member Anthony Adamis, MD; faculty member Elizabeth Engle, MD; and alumna Julia Haller, MD. 

Established by the National Academy of Sciences, the NAM is a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on health issues. The NAM serves alongside the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering to address critical issues in health, medicine, and related...

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Grants Received in July and August, 2019

September 9, 2019

Ye Sun, MD, PhD (Boston Children's Hospital)
National Eye Institute: $2,210,000 over five years
Photoreceptor determination of retinal blood vessel growth in retinopathy

Joseph Ciolino, MD (Mass. Eye and Ear)
US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity: $2,098,767 over three years
Steroid-eluting therapeutic contact lens to treat and prevent inflammation and scarring following ocular trauma

Meredith Gregory-Ksander, PhD (Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear)
National Eye Institute (...

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Nazlee Zebardast Selected for Harvard Vision Clinician Scientist Development Program

May 2, 2019

 

Nazlee Zebardast HeadshotNazlee Zebardast, MD— a Harvard Medical School Instructor in Ophthalmology and glaucoma specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear—has been selected for the Harvard Vision Clinician Scientist Development Program (K12). This program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will provide a customized and structured learning, research, and development experience designed to help her become an independent leading clinical scientists in her field.... Read more about Nazlee Zebardast Selected for Harvard Vision Clinician Scientist Development Program

Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, Builds Designer Viruses for Improved Gene Therapy

December 19, 2018

Luk Vandenberghe, PhD

In Nature, Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Grousbeck Gene Therapy Center at Mass. Eye and Ear, discusses increasing the efficiency of gene therapies by manipulating the viral vectors that transport genes into cells. He also talks about taking a nonprofit approach to tackle the economics of developing gene therapy for rare diseases.... Read more about Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, Builds Designer Viruses for Improved Gene Therapy

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