Magali Saint-Geniez receives Young Investigator Grant

May 18, 2017
Magali Saint-Geniez receives Young Investigator Grant

Magali Saint-Geniez, PhD, received a 2017 Alcon Research Institute (ARI) Young Investigators Grant at the ARVO Annual Meeting in May. This award is intended to encourage, and promote the early career development of clinicians and scientists in vision research and ophthalmology. Magali aims to evaluate the neuroprotective function of a potent metabolic regulator using pharmaceutical and gene augmentation approaches. She is nationally recognized for her postdoctoral work on the protective role of VEGF in the normal adult eye. Now, as an independent scientist, she is being further recognized for her work on retinal cells’ metabolism in health and diseases.