Aug 18, 2022
UCI School of Medicine researcher nominated for OCBJ's 2022 Innovator of the Year
Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, Donald Bren Professor, UCI School of Medicine and Irvine H. Leopold Chair of Ophthalmology at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, has been nominated for the 2022 Innovator of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ).
May 04, 2022
Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Feb 16, 2022
Dr. Ken Lin and Dr. Sameh Mosaed develop a laser-emitting device to treat glaucoma
Dr. Ken Lin and Dr. Sameh Mosaed have developed a laser-emitting device that treats glaucoma by enlarging and stabilizing collector channels in order to enhance aqueous outflow and reduce intraocular pressure (IOP).
Sep 01, 2021
Lilangi Ediriwickrema, MD, MS selected as one of the 2021 ICTS KL-2 Award Recipients
This mentored career development award is intended to allow scholars to develop a solid portfolio of pilot and preliminary data suitable for competitive extramural grant applications; a robust record of publications and presentations at national scientific meetings; and a program of courses and experiential learning in areas that will advance the scholar’s proficiency in independent translational research.
Jul 07, 2021
Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Physiology & Biophysics, named as a recipient of the UCI School of Medicine 2020-2021 Mentorship Award
Equity and Diversity in Mentoring Award
Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Physiology & Biophysics, for leading the Women in Vision Research Program.
Jun 01, 2021
World-renowned researcher Vladimir Kefalov joins UCI Departments of Ophthalmology and Physiology & Biophysics
After a nationwide search, Vladimir Kefalov, PhD, has been appointed professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Physiology & Biophysics effective June 1, 2021.
Mar 19, 2021
Susie Suh, MD, PhD to present abstract at UCI School of Medicine's 2nd Annual Southern California Rare Disorders Symposium
Susie Suh, MD, PhD, a student with the Center for Translational Vision Research, is selected to present her abstract on restoration of retinal and visual function following gene therapy at UCI School of Medicine's 2nd Annual Southern California Rare Disorders Symposium.
Mar 17, 2021
A Digital Prosthetic Eye for the 21st Century
Dr. Jeremiah P. Tao, chief of oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery at the UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, is working with UC Irvine computer scientist Ian G. Harris, PhD, to help design a new type of ocular prosthetic for patients who have lost an eye.
Mar 16, 2021
Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD is awarded the title of Donald Bren Professor
Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD awarded the title of Donald Bren Professor, a recognition for faculty who have demonstrated exceptional academic merit.
Susie Suh, MD, PhD student wins first place price at upcoming 2nd Annual Southern California Rare Disorders Symposium
Susie Suh, MD, PhD student with Center for Translational Vision Research wins first place price for her abstract "Treatment of leber congenital amaursis by in vivo genome editing" for the upcoming 2nd Annual Southern California Rare Disorders Symposium.