Dr. Vladimir Kefalov has been awarded the 2019 Bressler Prize for his outstanding advances in vision science research by the Lighthouse Guild.
“Dr. Kefalov is a star in the field of retinal research. Throughout his brilliant career he has demonstrated an impressive ability to identify fundamental questions in retinal physiology and address them using a wide variety of techniques,” said Alan R. Morse, JD, PhD, President and CEO of Lighthouse Guild. We honor him for his powerful, creative and precedent-setting work.”
“Lighthouse Guild is committed to improving the lives of people with or at risk for vision loss. We believe it is important to publicly acknowledge scientists who are searching for and finding ways to understand visual mechanisms and restore vision,” Dr. Morse added. “Dr. Kefalov’s research is opening new pathways to help people with vision loss lead full and productive lives.”