Dr. Jonathan Lin receives David A. Kipnis Award

Dr. Jonathan Lin receives David A. Kipnis Award
Jonathan Lin, PhD from Dr. Apte's lab, has been selected as a winner of the David M. Kipnis Award in Biomedical Sciences. "This award, which was established in honor of Dr. Kipnis, former Chair of the Department of Medicine and an advocate for basic research, is designed to identify MD/PhD (or PhD students in the […]

Spring Update and Ophthalmic Personnel Seminar Cancellation

Event Cancellation Notice In light of the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) precautions set in place by the University, the Spring Update and Ophthalmic Personnel Seminar scheduled for April 4th, 2020 are canceled. We hope to reschedule this event in the near future, please look for further communication regarding the new event date. If you have paid […]

Maximizing quality of life in glaucoma

Maximizing quality of life in glaucoma
Quality-of-life issues have stepped into the spotlight for glaucoma, and ophthalmologists are learning how to incorporate new insights and tools into their clinical practice. A question-and-answer session at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2019 annual meeting focused on a discussion of these issues. The discussion featured our own Dr. Bhorade!

Fall 2019 LEAP Challenge winners announced

Fall 2019 LEAP Challenge winners announced
It’s that time of year! We’re excited to share the winners of the Fall 2019 cycle LEAP Challenge. The Skandalaris Center’s Leadership and Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, or LEAP, provides industry connections and gap funding to teams of Washington University faculty, postdoc, staff, and graduate-student researchers and inventors. There are multiple cycles of LEAP each year.

Graduating senior to stay in St. Louis, expand nonprofit

Graduating senior to stay in St. Louis, expand nonprofit
The advice was simple and blunt: “Stop stressing out and focus on what you love.” Washington University in St. Louis senior Harsh Moolani was skeptical. As a pre-med student, Moolani believed he needed to pack his resume with clubs, activities and academic accolades. Then he considered the source: a remarkable woman with a successful career, good friends […]

Fellows to join DOVS faculty

Erin Sieck, MD and Robi Maamari, MD have accepted positions with DOVS. They will be Assistant Professors in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences starting September 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020 respectively.

Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD and Philip Ruzycki, PhD

Drs. Apte and Ruzycki received a GTAC@MGI pilot project grant. These projects were made possible by funds from the Dean of the School of Medicine, the ICTS grant, and a gift from Illumina.

Distinguished Professorship

Distinguished Professorship
Congratulations to Vladimir Kefalov, PhD has been recently been installed as Dr. Bernard Becker and Janet R. Becker Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology

Several residents match with top fellowship programs

Several residents match with top fellowship programs
Congratulations! Chief of Ophthalmic Eye Trauma James Liu, Avinash Honasoge, and Max Dixon matched at their top fellowship programs this week! James Liu, MD - Glaucoma - Duke University Avinash Honasoge, MD, PhD - Retina - The Retina Institute, St. Louis, MO Max Dixon, MD - Glaucoma - Washington University in St. Louis Congratulations to all who matched!