Congratulations Philip Ruzycki, PhD

Congrats to Dr. Philip Ruzycki, on his promotion to the rank of Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences on the Research Track!

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

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: Award SummaryThe Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine […]

Congratulations Thomas Ferguson, PhD!

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

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. 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 […]

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. Thomas Ferguson!

Dr. Thomas Ferguson presented his lecture “Apoptosis and Tolerance as They Relate to Eye and Vision” at the NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and Immunology Vision and Immunology: Partners in an Ambiguous Relationship View the full agenda 

David C. Beebe Lectureship

Third Annual David C. Beebe Lectureship “Future Realities in Corneal Endothelial Regenerative Medicine” Presented by Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto Wednesday March 7th, 2018 5:30 PM- 6:25 PM Connor Auditorium 1st Floor Farrell Learning and Teaching Center Meet the Speaker Reception Connor Auditorium Lobby […]

Nerve injury appears to be root of diabetes-related vision loss

Diabetes-related vision loss most often is blamed on blood vessel damage in and around the retina, but new research indicates that much of that vision loss may result from nerve cell injury that occurs long before any blood vessels are damaged. The finding — from scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis — […]