Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD

Joseph F. Arboleda-Velásquez, MD, PhD, Receives $4 Million Research Gift

September 29, 2020

Dr. Joseph F. Arboleda-Velásquez in his laboratory

Joseph F. Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD, an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and assistant scientist at Mass Eye and Ear who studies small vessel disease in the brain and the eye, has been awarded a five-year, $4 million gift from Good Ventures to spur his lab’s groundbreaking work into Alzheimer’s disease genetic resistance.... Read more about Joseph F. Arboleda-Velásquez, MD, PhD, Receives $4 Million Research Gift

Researchers identify new target for abnormal blood vessel growth in the eyes

April 11, 2017

Regulating transcription factor RUNX1 using small molecule drugs a promising novel therapy for diseases of the retina, including advanced diabetic eye disease.

Boston, Mass.— A team led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers has identified a novel therapeutic target for retinal neovascularization, or abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina, a hallmark of advanced diabetic eye disease (proliferative diabetic retinopathy).... Read more about Researchers identify new target for abnormal blood vessel growth in the eyes

Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez Receives HMS Young Mentor Award

Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez Receives HMS Young Mentor Award

March 24, 2016

Joseph F. Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (HMS), was selected for the 2015-2016 HMS Young Mentor Award, which recognizes faculty who are in the early stages of their careers, and are devoting their time to providing mentoring for others. This award is one of three Excellence in Mentoring awards established by the Office for...

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