Eric Gaier, MD, PhD, and Mengyu Wang, PhD, Receive Grant Awards from the Alcon Research Institute

July 13, 2021

Faculty members Eric Gaier, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and Mengyu Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director of the Harvard Ophthalmology Artificial Intelligence Lab, received 2021 Alcon Research Institute (ARI) Young Investigator Awards. These awards are given annually to encourage and promote the early career development of clinicians and scientists in vision research and ophthalmology.

Drs. Gaier and Wang will each receive $75,000 in research grant support for their respective projects, "Leveraging pre- and post-synaptic timing to reverse amblyopia" and "Statistical pattern based progression detection in glaucoma," and present lectures on their work at the 2022 ARI Scientific Symposium in 2022.

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