Recently received grants - March 2018

March 1, 2018

Qin Liu, MD, PhD, received a Sponsored Research Agreement award from Casebia Therapeutics in the amount of $721,702 over two years from her project, "Gene editing for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa."

Hajirah Saeed, MD, received a K23 grant from the National Institutes of Health in the estimated amount of $1,276,201 over 5 years for her project, "Identification of genetic polymorphisms in Stevens Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis."

Lucy Shen, MD, received a grant from Topcon Research Foundation in the amount of $29,825 over 3 years for her project, "Assessing Optic Nerve Changes Associated with Glaucomatous Paracentral Visual Field Loss with Swept-Source OCT and OCT Angiography."

Brian Song, MD, received a Young Clinician Scientist Award from the American Glaucoma Society in the amount of $40,000 over one year for his project, "Glaucoma detection in diabetes teleretinal programs."

Deborah Vanderveen, MD, received a National Eye Institute grant for her U10-Cooperative Clinical Research, "Two-year follow up after treatment of severe retinopathy of prematurity." This is a collaborative project through the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, and Iason Mantagos, MD, and Carolyn Wu, MD, are co-investigators on the project.