Rosario Fernandez-Godino, PhD, MSc, has been selected to receive the BrightFocus Foundation Award. The award, presented by the foundation’s Macular Degeneration Research Program to investigators who have generated promising preliminary data on potential treatments for macular degeneration, will provide $160,000 of support over two years.... Read more about Dr. Fernandez-Godino Receives BrightFocus Foundation Award
Celebrated award honors distinguished achievements in ophthalmology
Joan W. Miller, MD, the David Glendenning Cogan Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital, has been named the 2018 recipient of the celebrated Lucien Howe Medal from the American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) for her distinguished service to the fields of retina and ophthalmology. ... Read more about Joan W. Miller, MD, Receives Howe Medal from American Ophthalmological Society
First-year Harvard Ophthalmology resident Wendy Liu, MD, PhD, received the 2018 Gragoudas-Folkman Award, which will provide up to $20,000 to help fund her research on mechanosensitive ion channels in primary open-angle glaucoma. She will complete the project under the guidance of her mentor Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD.
Dr. Liu earned her MD with honors from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, and a PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard University. While at Harvard, she received the Presidential Scholarship and Martha Gray Prize for Excellence in Research.
Boston, Mass. — Patricia A. D’Amore, Ph.D., MBA, the Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research, and Director of the Schepens Eye Research Institute of...