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Harvard Retinal Imaging Laboratory Undergraduate Minority Mentorship Program Expands for Fall 2021

October 12, 2021

The Harvard Retinal Imaging Laboratory Undergraduate Minority Mentorship Program—led by Laboratory Director John B. Miller, MD, and research fellows Augustine Bannerman and Ned Lu—kicked off its second session, which increased in class size from 16 to 21 premedical students.... Read more about Harvard Retinal Imaging Laboratory Undergraduate Minority Mentorship Program Expands for Fall 2021

Karen Wai, MD, and Sila Bal, MD, MPH, Named NEOS Poster Contest Winners

July 13, 2021
Karen Wai, MD, and Sila Bal, MD, MPH, both PGY-4 ophthalmology residents, placed first and second, respectively, in the New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS) annual Hecht poster contest for residents and fellows. Dr. Wai was awarded first prize for her poster, "Contrast sensitivity function in patients with macular disease and good visual acuity," and the second prize went to Dr. Bal for her poster, "Differences in cataract surgery outcomes by race and gender.”
 

Retinal Imaging Lab Offers Mentoring Program for Harvard Students Underrepresented in Medicine

July 6, 2021

Research fellows are working with John B. Miller, MD, Director of the Retinal Imaging Laboratory at Mass Eye and Ear, to offer early ophthalmology exposure to under-represented in medicine (URM) premedical students at Harvard College through clinical, research, and mentorship opportunities.... Read more about Retinal Imaging Lab Offers Mentoring Program for Harvard Students Underrepresented in Medicine

Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, Recognized by Japanese Ophthalmological Society

January 4, 2021

Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, a research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, is a recipient of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society’s Young Investigator Award. This award will support Dr. Tomita's research project “Petinal pathological neovascularization by Increasing FGF21 level in an aurine oxygen-induced retinopathy model,” which is part of his work with Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.