2020 Graduates

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Congratulations to our 2020 Graduates! We wish you the best of luck!

We have been awarded a prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness Unrestricted Grant!

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We are pleased to announce that the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine has received a prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness Unrestricted Grant! This grant will support the development and expansion of our renowned vision research program. Learn more about RPB grants: http://bit.ly/RPBgrant Award SummaryThe Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine […]

Congratulations Thomas Ferguson, PhD!

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Congratulations to Thomas A. Ferguson, PhD for receiving a prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness Stein Innovation Award! Dr. Ferguson is one of 37 researchers who have received the award since it was established in 2014. We are proud of your commitment to vision research and look forward to the stellar work you will do as […]

Ceil M. DeGutis Prize Award Recipient

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Congratulations to Jonathan Lin, PhD who has been selected as one of the recipients of the Ceil M. DeGutis Prize in Chemical Biology or Medicinal Chemistry for 2020. This award was established in memory of the late Ceil M. DeGutis, in recognition of a graduate student’s significant contribution to the fields of Chemical Biology or […]

Dr. James Liu received the Heed Foundation Fellowship

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Congratulations to Dr. James Liu on receiving the Heed Foundation Fellowship this year! The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation was formally established on May 29, 1946 and the first two fellows were appointed in 1947. The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation has appointed more than 1,100 Heed Fellows and provided over $11 million dollars in support of their postgraduate […]

Dr. William Ellis Award

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Jonathon Lin, PhD is the recipient for this year’s Dr. William Ellis Award, Congratulations!! Dr. William Ellis Award: established in 1990 by Dr. Ellis and awarded to a senior student in recognition of meritorious research in ophthalmology.

Max & Evelyn Grand Prize Winner!

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Georgia Wilke was selected as the Max & Evelyn Grand Prize winner! The Max & Evelyn Grand Prize: Was endowed in 1985 by Dr. Gil Grand in honor of his parents. The award is presented annually to a fourth year medical student who demonstrates excellence in ophthalmological research or clinical care.