Mid-America Transplant Grant Recipient!

Congratulations! Andrew Huang , MD, MPH, Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, on receiving a grant from Mid-America Transplant through a collaboration with CryoCrate entitled “Establishment of the First Limbal Tissue Bank in the World Based on a First-in-Class Biocompatible Cryopreservation Technology.” The Mid-America Transplant Foundation provides grants and scholarships to community organizations and students working to improve donation […]

Spring Update 2023

34th Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update Saturday, April 15, 20238:00 AM – 3:40 PM Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC)520 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States This will be a hybrid event available via Zoom and in person 8:00 AM—8:05 AM Opening Remarks 8:05 AM—8:35 AM “Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Management” Gregg Lueder, MD Washington […]

Congratulations! Joseph Lin

Joseph Lin, MSTP Student in the Apte Lab has just published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) entitled “Dry Eye Disease in Mice Activates Adaptive Corneal Epithelial Regeneration Distinct from Constitutive Renewal in Homeostasis” Joseph, along with additional faculty members of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences discuss […]

New Faculty Member

Please welcome, Takeshi Yoshimatsu, PhD, to the DOVS Research Faculty team as the new Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Yoshimatsu who joined our team on November 14, 2022 has a MSc and PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, as well as Postdoctoral Training in Neuroscience. Additional academic training includes: […]

Thach Award Recipient

Congratulations to Zelun Wang, MSTP MD/PhD student from the Apte Lab; and co-mentored by Dr. Philip Williams, on receiving the Thach Award in Neuroscience for his Short Talk entitled “Energetic Diversity of Retinal Ganglion Cells and Implications for Neurodegeneration” The Tom Thach Award was initiated in 2014 to honor the contributions to science and the […]

Dr. Margaret Reynolds Rising Star

Congratulations to Dr. Margaret Reynolds, who has been recognized as a Rising Star by the Missouri Athletic Club at the annual Women of Distinction luncheon. The Rising Star is someone 35 years of age or younger who is leading the next generation of professional women to new heights.  Read More

Goniotomy: What Size Is Best?

Congratulations Dr. Erin Sieck on her recent talk entitled “A Millenial’s Approach to the Angle; I prefer partial goniotomy for its ease and efficiency, established efficiency, and lower rate of complications compared to total goniotomy Erin Sieck, MD

16th Annual Vision Walk

VisionWalk is a fun, family-friendly event to bring together the Foundation Fighting Blindness community to raise awareness of our mission to find treatments and cures for blinding diseases. VisionWalk takes place through local events across the country. Our very own Angela Demetrulias, OD, will once again be taking the helm as the medical chair for […]

Back-to-School Eye Exams

Check out Dr. Andrew Lee’s latest video discussion on back-to-school eye exams