Joseph Ciolino, MD, received a Pilot and Feasibility Grant in the amount of $30,000 from the Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center to investigate the use of dexamethasone-eluting contact lenses in animal models of diabetic retinopathy
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, and legislative advocacy. Dr. Armstrong is dedicated to health care… Read more about Recent grants - February 2017
As part of the National Eye Institute Audacious Goals Initiative, the National Institutes of Health awarded $12.4 million to six research teams to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration in the retina. Larry Benowitz, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital, and colleagues at Stanford University and the Scripps Research Institute, received funding to support their research toward the molecular discovery of optic nerve injury. By identifying genes and proteins that help or hinder… Read more about Recent grants - January 2017
Leo Kim, MD, PhD, received a grant from the E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. in the amount of $80,000 over three years for his project studying Runx1 in retinal neovascularization. He is working on this project in collaboration with Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD.