Congratulations! Dr. Ruzycki!

The 2022 RPB Career Development Award Recipient Philip Ruzycki, PhD has been granted the prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Career Development Award to support eye research. The RPB Career Development Award was established in 1960 and is given to support the independent pursuits of promising early career scientists or clinician scientists in their research […]

2022 Hellen Keller Prize for Vision Research Recipients

Washington University in St. Louis professors Mae Gordon, PhD, and Michael Kass, MD, received the 2022 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research yesterday. The annual prize, presented by BrightFocus Foundation and the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education, honors scientific discovery and excellence and is chosen by an independent awards committee.   “Glaucoma progressively and permanently destroys peripheral vision. […]

2022 Cogan Award Recipient!

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Kerschensteiner, who has received the Cogan Award of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The annual award recognizes a researcher age 45 or younger who has made important research contributions in ophthalmology and visual science that are directly related to disorders of the human eye or visual system, […]

Congratulations! Dr. Lee

Clinical Care–Medical Team Distinguished Service Teaching Award Andrew Lee, MD, has been selected by the Washington University School of Medicine Class of 2022 to receive the “Clinical Care–Medical Team Distinguished Service Teaching Award” for teaching in Academic Year 2020-2021. Dr. Lee along with other selected teaching faculty will be formally recognized by medical school students […]

Congratulations! Mary-Grace Reeves

Mary-Grace Reeves, MD, MBA, incoming DOVS resident on being named Inpatient Intern of the Month, for her work on the VA MICU service This doctor rotated through our ICU here at the VA in January right in the middle of the Omicron surge that both led to short staffed situations and an exceptionally high census […]

Congratulations! Dr. Kerschensteiner

Bernard Becker Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Daniel Kerschensteiner, MD has been appointed the new Bernard Becker Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. This scholarship is in acknowledgement for the outstanding leadership he has brought to our department as well as to the fields of neuroscience and the visual sciences

Congratulations! Dr. Chen

Dr. Bernard and Janet R. Becker Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology Shiming Chen, PhD has been awarded the Dr. Bernard and Janet R. Becker Endowment for Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology. This endowment, is in acknowledgement for her outstanding work in the field of Ophthalmology, especially in the area of the Molecular Basis of Retinal Gene Expression.

Congratulations! Dr. Bassnett

Grace Nelson Lacy Distinguished Professorship Steven Bassnett, PhD has been appointed the Inaugural Grace Nelson Lacy Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology. This Scholarship is in acknowledgement of the outstanding work that Dr. Bassnett has contributed to the field of Ophthalmology, and most recently in the field of glaucoma over the past 30 years. This endowment was […]