A key foundation partner to Harvard Ophthalmology, the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund (MLERF) has selected several faculty to receive research awards. For academic year 2021-22, MLERF will provide $420,000 in funding to support innovative research projects across our affiliates.
Daisy Shu, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass Eye and Ear, is the recipient of a 2019 Fight for Sight Post-Doctoral Award. This grant award provides $22,500 in funding to individuals with a doctorate who are interested in academic careers in basic or clinical research in ophthalmology, vision or related sciences.... Read more about Daisy Shu, PhD, Receives Fight for Sight Award
Alice Lorch, MD, MPH, director of the Harvard Ophthalmology residency training program, received a $30,000 grant from the Mass General Hospital Executive Committee on Community Health to fund a community-based retinal screening program for diabetic retinopathy at the MGH Chelsea Health Center.
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 (...