AMD / RP Award Recipients

2023 Winners

Nader Sheibani

Nader Sheibani, PhD

Professor
Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, SMPH

Award: AMD Award

Project title:
Caffeine and Mitigation of Angioinflammatory and Fibrotic Processes in Exudative AMD

Ismail Zaitoun

Ismail Zaitoun, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, SMPH

Award: AMD Award

Project title:
Undesirable Outcomes of Wound Healing in Exudative AMD

Kimberly Stepien

Kimberly Stepien, MD

Professor
Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, SMPH

Award: RP Award

Project title:
Comparison of Clarus and Optos Ultrawide Field Imaging for Retinitis Pigmentosa (COCO – RP)

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2022 Recipients

2022 Winners

Akihiro Ikeda

Akihiro Ikeda, DVM, PhD

Timothy W. Trout Professor
in Eye Research

Department of Medical Genetics, SMPH

Award: AMD Award

Project title:
Lipidomic Analysis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Patients

Sushmita Roy

Sushmita Roy, PhD

Associate Professor
Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, SMPH

Award: AMD Award

Project title:
High Resolution Characterization of Photoreceptor Populations in Cell-Based Therapy

Mrinalini Hoon

Mrinalini Hoon, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, SMPH

Award: RP Award

Project title:
Understanding How Connections Between Inner Retinal Neurons are Altered During Retinitis Pigmentosa