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 […]
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 […]
Dr. Jongshin Kim from Dr. Apte's lab has received a grant from the VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation for one year for his project "Microglial Immunometabolism and Hippo Pathway in Retinal Degenerative Diseases"
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!
Please welcome Dr. Mark Barlow our newest Staff Optometrist
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Congratulations to Vladimir Kefalov, PhD has been recently been installed as Dr. Bernard Becker and Janet R. Becker Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology
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!
Congratulations to Dr. Phil Williams and Dr. Valeria Cavalli for their recent awards from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB)