Thursday, Jun 13, 2013
Dr. Daniel Albert, Founding Director of the McPherson Eye Research Institute, has been selected to receive the prestigious Laureate Recognition Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)--the highest honor given by the Academy. The Academy has announced this 2013 award on its website--http://www.aao.org/aao/about/awards/laureate/index.cfm--and will formally present the award to Dr. Albert on Sunday, November 17, 2013 during the Opening Session of its annual meeting in New Orleans, LA.
The Laureate Award recognizes an ophthalmologist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions toward preventing blindness and restoring sight worldwide.
The McPherson Eye Research Institute is proud to share news of the Academy's exceptional recognition of Dr. Dan Albert.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Professor Nader Sheibani and colleagues at UW-Madison (including co-investigators Christine Sorenson and Bikash Pattnaik, Dr. Ronald Danis and Dr. Daniel Albert), Northwestern University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center were recently awarded a $6.2 million grant over five years from the National Eye Institute to study new treatments for wet AMD.
Article: UW Scientist Leads Quest for New Macular Degeneration Therapy
Friday, May 17, 2013
Drs. Barbara Blodi, Ronald Danis, and Suresh Chandra are among the authors of the long-awaited AREDS2 study, which examined the effect of various dietary supplements (including omega-3 fatty acids, lutein and zeaxanthin) in subjects with age-related macular degeneration.
UW Health Drs. Justin Gottlieb, Michael Ip, Michael Altaweel and Thomas Stevens also followed patients for the study. Please feel free to contact Dr. Blodi at email@example.com if you have questions about AREDS2.
For more information see the below links:
National Eye Institute Press release