Trainee Receives Knights of Templar Eye Foundation Grant

July 16, 2018

Knights of Templar 2018 Awardee

Zhongxiao (Iris) Wang, MD, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, recevied a $65,000 Pediatric Ophthalmology Career-Starter Grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation. With support from this award, Dr. Wang will  work under the mentorship of Jing Chen, PhD, to investigation how the amino acid transporter SLC38A5 affects retinopathy of prematurity. 

Picture above are five Grand Officers of the Knights Templar Eye Foundation with Drs. Wang, Chen and Gena Heidary, MD, PhD, who represent the Children’s Hospital Ophthalmology Foundation. Drs. Chen and Heidary are both past recipients of the award.

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