Grants

Saghar Bagheri Receives American Macular Degeneration Foundation Travel Award

March 15, 2019

Saghar Bagheri, MD, Clinical Research Fellow at Mass. Eye and Ear under the mentorship of Dr. Demetrios Vavvas, received one of two American Macular Degeneration Foundation Travel Grants from ARVO for her work entitled, "Anti-VEGF non-responders are often short-term responders." This grant provides partial travel support to attend the ARVO 2019 Annual Meeting in Vancouver.... Read more about Saghar Bagheri Receives American Macular Degeneration Foundation Travel Award

Grants received in June 2017

July 1, 2017

Ula V. Jurkunas, MD, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health in the amount of $3,431,841 over 4 years for her project, “Safety and Feasibility of Cultivated Autologous Limbal Epithelial Cell (CALEC) Transplantation in the Treatment of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency.” This grant includes work performed at Mass. Eye and Ear, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and Jaeb Center for Health Research in Tampa, Florida.

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Grants received in May 2017

June 1, 2017

Jing Chen, PhD, received a grant from Bright Focus Foundation in the amount of $160,000 over two years for her project, "Targeting Rev-erbα to preserve RPE/photoreceptor in AMD."


Silvio Alessandro Di Gioia, PhD, a research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, received a grant from Knights Templar Eye Foundation in the amount of $65,000 over one year for his project, "Dissecting the genetic basis of Duane retraction syndrome using...

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Recent grants - February 2017

March 7, 2017

Grayson Armstrong, MD, MPH, was selected to receive a Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MSEPS) Advocacy Ambassador Travel Grant to attend the AAO’s 2017 Mid-Year Forum in Washington, DC. MSEPS is dedicated to the public’s direct access to ophthalmic care, and to serve the total visual health care needs of the people of Massachusetts through public and professional education, membership services,...

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