Faculty

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

Preclinical Data on Single-Dose, Room Temperature-Stable COVID-19 Vaccine Supported by New Funding

January 29, 2021

The AAVCOVID vaccine program, a novel gene-based vaccine strategy led by Luk Vandenberghe, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Grousbeck Gene Therapy Center at Mass Eye and Ear, that utilizes an adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector, was granted an award of $2.1 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.... Read more about Preclinical Data on Single-Dose, Room Temperature-Stable COVID-19 Vaccine Supported by New Funding

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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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