Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD, Gift Honors Two Harvard Ophthalmology Alumni

January 13, 2023

In October 2022, Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD, former cornea fellow at Mass Eye and Ear and research fellow at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass Eye and Ear, donated $100,000 to Mass Eye and Ear in honor of the research and life work of two Mass Eye and Ear cornea faculty who served as his mentors, Claes H. Dohlman, MD, PhD, and Kenneth Kenyon, MD. His gift will advance the research and teaching of the Cornea Service.

Kenneth Kenyon, MD, (left) and Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD Claes H. Dohlman, MD, PhD, (right) and Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD

Dr. Kazuo is currently CEO of Tsubota Laboratory, a startup from Keio University School of Medicine, his alma mater, where he served as professor and department chair from 2004 to 2021.