Awards

Aparna Raghuram, OD, PhD, Recognized with Career Development Award

January 4, 2021

Aparna Raghuram, OD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and an Optometrist at Boston Children’s Hospital, is the recipient of the 2021 American Academy of Optometry’s Career Development Award. This grant award provides $100,000 over two years to fund Dr. Raghuram's research on the “objective assessment of vergence and accommodation and higher-order visual processing in adolescents with concussion.”

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Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, Recognized by Japanese Ophthalmological Society

January 4, 2021

Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, a research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, is a recipient of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society’s Young Investigator Award. This award will support Dr. Tomita's research project “Petinal pathological neovascularization by Increasing FGF21 level in an aurine oxygen-induced retinopathy model,” which is part of his work with Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. 

Patricia D'Amore, PhD, MBA, Honored by the North American Vascular Biology Organization

December 17, 2020

Dr. Patricia D'Amore in her laboratoryPatricia D'Amore, PhD, MBA, the Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology  at Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair of Basic and Translational Research at Harvard Ophthalmology, has been awarded the 2020 Earl P. Benditt Award from the North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) in recognition of her numerous contributions to the understanding of vascular development and growth.... Read more about Patricia D'Amore, PhD, MBA, Honored by the North American Vascular Biology Organization

Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, Receives Physician-Scientist Grant Award

December 17, 2020

Dr. Lucia Sobrin in an exam roomLucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief of Clinical Data Science at Mass Eye and Ear, has been recognized by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) with the Physician-Scientist Award. This award provides $300,000 in grant funding to promote the clinical and basic science research of clinicians.... Read more about Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, Receives Physician-Scientist Grant Award