Drs. Rajagopal and Margolis are featured in a new video released today thanking donors for supporting the RPB career development awards over the last 30 years. We would like to thank the RPB for supporting our young scientists over the years.
Dr. Vladimir Kefalov receives the 2019 Bressler Award
This weekend, Dr. Vladimir Kefalov received the 2019 Bressler Award at the 2019 Alfred W. Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Seminar at the University Club of New York. Dr. Vladimir Kefalov is the recipient of the 2019 Bressler Prize, and Dr. Tiffany Schmidt is the 2019 Pisart Award honoree. “These two outstanding researchers, chosen […]
Dr. Carla Siegfried induction into AOS
Congratulations to Dr. Carla Siegfried on her induction into the American Ophthalmological society. The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) is a medical society of ophthalmologists and the second oldest specialty medical society in the United States. It was founded in 1864 during the Civil War as the first specialty society in this country and just thirteen years after […]
Congratulations to Dr. Harris Sultan
Dr. Harris Sultan is being awarded the 23rd Fellowship Research award at the Retina Society 52nd annual meeting in London, UK.
Dr. Steven Bassnett to be honored by The Marfan Foundation
Dr. Steven Bassnett will be honored with the 2019 Distinguished Research Award by The Marfan Foundation Heartworks St. Louis.
2019 Bressler prize awarded to Vladmimir Kefalov, PhD
Dr. Vladimir Kefalov has been awarded the 2019 Bressler Prize for his outstanding advances in vision science research by the Lighthouse Guild.
2018 Nikon small world photomicrography image of distinction
Congratulations to Wendell Jones, a graduate student in Dr. Steven Bassnett’s lab. His image of the interior of a mouse eye was place in the top 100 in the Nikon Small World Photomicrography competition – making it an ‘image of distinction’
Congratulations Dr. Raj Apte
Congratulations to Dr. Raj Apte for presenting the first Keynote lecture of the 2018 meeting of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) in Nice, France. Lecture was titled ‘An eye on aging and disease’
Alzheimer’s one day may be predicted during eye exam
Drs. Van Stavern and Apte discuss their finding on the use of OCTA to detect Alzheimer Disease ahead of their paper published in JAMA Ophthalmology
Macular degeneration linked to aging immune cells
Studying mice and cells from patients, Dr. Apte’s team found that as immune cells called macrophages get older, they are more likely to contribute to inflammation and abnormal blood vessel growth in the back of the eye. This can damage vision in patients with age-related macular degeneration. Macular degeneration linked to aging immune […]