Aubrey L. Gilbert (Boston Children's Hospital/Mass. Eye and Ear), a clinical fellow in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, received the 2015/2016 Fight for Sight (FFS)-North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Research Award. This joint award from FFS and NANOS funds research for residents or fellows in ophthalmology or neurology who are interested in pursuing neuro-ophthalmology research.
About NANOS: NANOS is an international organization of more than 600 members who seek to promote the field of neuro-ophthalmology by supporting all forms of education, encouraging research, fostering clinical expertise and maintaining cordial exchanges. Accordingly, NANOS and its members sponsor an annual scientific meeting, publish the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, recognize young researchers, and contribute to numerous professional seminars. Please visit www.nanosweb.org for further information.
About Fight for Sight: Since 1946, Fight for Sight has invested in the future of eye and vision research by funding promising scientists early in their careers. FFS has granted over $20 million in research that has contributed directly or indirectly to major advances in ophthalmology and vision research, including development of the IOL, aspects of donor cornea preservation, various use of ophthalmic lasers, glaucoma therapies, and gene therapy. Please visit www.fightforsight.org for further information.