Freya Mowat Receives David G. Walsh GSSI Award.

The McPherson Eye Research Institute is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the third annual David G. Walsh Graduate Student Support Initiative (GSSI) awardThe GSSI provides a 1-year grant of $12,000, financed by the David G. Walsh Research Fellowship Endowment Fund, to a McPherson ERI member to support the work of a graduate student. 

Awardee: Principal Investigator Freya Mowat, BVsc, PhD, DECVO, DACVO, MRCVS (Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, SMPH; Surgical Sciences, VetMed)



Funding will support the thesis work of PhD candidate Michele Salzman. Michele’s thesis focuses on The Effects of Cadmium Exposure on the Retina in Outbred and Laboratory Animal Species.