2019 Alston Callahan, MD Postdoctoral Scholar Recipient

Akshayalakshmi Sridhar, PhDUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, Washington Project title: Building fovea-like retinal organoids from human pluripotent stem cells. During her first year as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Washington’s School of Medicine, Dr. Sridhar has garnered ‘attention as a rising star,’ according to Dr. Thomas Reh.  “Dr. Sridhar is exceptionally motivated and very bright. She […]

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2019 Charles D. Kelman, MD Postdoctoral Scholar

Dr. Chintalapudi received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry/Zoology from St. Xavier’s College (India), Master’s degree in Biomedical Genetics from VIT University (India) and PhD in Vision Neuroscience at Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Memphis, Tennessee, USA.  While at UTHSC, Dr. Chintalapudi worked on systems genetics of glaucoma using genetic reference […]

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2019 Loris and David Rich, MD Postdoctoral Scholar

Jason M. Miller, MD, PhDKellogg Eye CenterUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor, Michigan Project Title: mTor-Independent Activation as a Therapeutic for Lipid-Rich Pathology in Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Dr. Miller completed his undergraduate degree in biology at Stanford University, where he was active in development of microsurgical devices with the Department of Ophthalmology.  He completed his MD […]

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