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

R01 Grant Recipient

Congratulations! Thomas Ferguson, PhD Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, on receiving a new four year R01 Grant from NEI for his research entitled “Immune Privilege, Müller cells, and Autophagy.” The Research Project Grant (R01) is the original and historically oldest grant mechanism used by NIH. The R01 provides support for the health-related research and development based on the […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Cetin Akpolat, MD

Where are you from? Turkey Where did you attend Medical School? Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Where did you complete your residency? Prof. Dr. Cemil Taşçıoğlu City Hospital (Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital), Istanbul, Turkey Why did you choose Ophthalmology and your specialty? I am interested in Ophthalmology from my Medical School years […]

2022 Bárány Prize Recipient

Congratulations! Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD, Paul A Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Vice Chair for Innovation and Translation, on being selected as the 2022 Bárány Prize by the Ernst H. Bárány Prize Committee of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER), for his outstanding contributions toward research that has increased he understanding […]

Congratulations Dr. Polk!

On his recent continuing education course presentation entitled “Managing Ocular Disease on the Post-LASIK Patient” at the St. Louis Optometric Society Meeting on August 9th to a group of 40-50 optometrists