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Magali Saint-Geniez and Russell Woods champion vision research funding as participants in ARVO/NAEVR Advocacy Day

February 15, 2018

As part of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) Advocacy Day, Magali Saint-Geniez, PhD, and Russell Woods, PhD, two vision researchers from Schepens Eye Research Institute at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Ophthalmology...

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Suzanne K. Freitag, MD, is Orbit Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

Suzanne K. Freitag, MD, has been named Editor-in-Chief of Orbit, the International Journal on Orbital Disorders, Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery, as of January 1, 2018.

Dr. Freitag joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School in 2011, and serves as the Director of the Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service at Mass. Eye and Ear.   She is a founder and Co-Director of the Mass Eye and Ear Center for Thyroid Eye...

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Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD, receives ARVO Dr. David L. Epstein Award

January 30, 2018

Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD, Paul Austin Chandler Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Associate Chief of Ophthalmology Clinical Research and Associate Director of the Howe Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. David L. Epstein Award, an honor given by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr. Wiggs will receive the...

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New study shows strong interaction between genetics and nutritional supplement treatment on progression to neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

January 18, 2018

In a study published on January 8, 2018 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Incumbent of the Monte J. Wallace Ophthalmology Chair in Retina at Mass. Eye and Ear, as well as investigators from University of Toronto and Stanford University, addressed a controversial topic in the field of...

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Michael Gilmore, PhD, gives national and international lectures in December

December 21, 2017

Michael Gilmore, PhD, Sir William Osler Professor of Ophthalmology, gave two lectures in December. On December 5, he presented the Annual Neal Groman Lecture at the University of Washington, where he spoke on the origins of leading multidrug resistant hospital pathogens, the enterococci. The lecture memorialized the work and career of Professor Groman, who was among the first to study the ability of viruses to...

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Alex Bowers receives recognition at American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting

Alex Bowers receives recognition at American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting

November 15, 2017

Alex Bowers, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, had a scientific abstract selected by the American Academy of Optometry as one of the top-10 most newsworthy from the 719 scientific abstracts submitted to this year's annual meeting in Chicago. Alex presented her abstract, "The effects of age and cognitive distraction on peripheral detection at intersections," at a press conference held during the meeting. 

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Eli Peli gives two keynote speeches in China

Eli Peli gives two keynote speeches in China

November 14, 2017

Eli Peli, MSc, OD, Professor of Ophthalmology, was the invited keynote speaker at two conferences in China in October and November.  On October 26, he gave the keynote talk, “Treatments for neurological visual field loss,” at the first Shenzhen International Summit Forum on Ophthalmology and Visual Science in Shenzhen. On November 9, he presented “Prismatic treatments for visual field expansion” at the 15th Optometric...

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