Walk-In COVID 19 Boosters

Dear WashU Employees, In a continued effort to protect our community and the St. Louis region, Occupational Health Services will continue to host walk-in COVID-19 booster clinics for any WashU employee. The walk-in clinics will provide booster shots each Friday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. throughout March, April and May at the Occupational Health Services […]

New Faculty Member

Please welcome, Takeshi Yoshimatsu, PhD, to the DOVS Research Faculty team as the new Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Yoshimatsu who joined our team on November 14, 2022 has a MSc and PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, as well as Postdoctoral Training in Neuroscience. Additional academic training includes: […]

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 […]

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.

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Stein Innovation Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Shiming Chen, who has been awarded a prestigious RPB Stein Innovation Award from the Research to Prevent Blindness. This award provides flexible funding to scientists actively engaged in research with the goal of understanding the visual system and the diseases that compromise its function, with a focus on new technologies and cutting-edge […]

32nd Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update & 16th Annual Ophthalmic Personnel Seminar

Saturday, April 24, 20218 AM – 3:30 PM Lectures will be held virtually via Zoom. Zoom help guide Virtual Seminar Guidelines Make sure you are muted & your camera is off “RAISE HAND” in case you’d like to be unmuted during the Q&A time (You can do this from the “Participants” tab) Use CHAT for […]

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 […]

Moving in November

The Washington University Eye Center – Center for Advanced Medicine location will be moving across Forest Park Ave. to new clinic space in The Center for Outpatient Health in November 2017.