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2022 Alston Callahan, MD Postdoctoral Scholar

Shintaro Shirahama, MD, PhD Schepens Eye Research Institute Harvard Medical School PROJECT TITLE: Development of a novel transplant-independent therapy for retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) dysfunction using epigenetic reprogramming of RPE stem cells Dr. Shirahama has a strong background in ocular inflammatory diseases, including infectious and non-infectious uveitis. After graduating from medical school in Japan, Dr. […]

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2022 Loris and David Rich Postdoctoral Scholar

So Goto, MD, PhD University of California Berkeley School of Optometry So Goto, MD, PhD, has been selected as the 2022 Loris and David Rich Postdoctoral Scholar for his project, Role of retinal pigment epithelium in choroidal thickness modulation and myopia maculopathy. After receiving a Bachelor of Medicine (MD) from Kanazawa University School of Medicine […]

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IRRF Board Member Cynthia Toth, MD named Vice Chair for Clinical Research

Cynthia Toth, MD, Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Professor of Ophthalmology, has been appointed Vice Chair for Clinical Research, at Duke University Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina.¬† Dr. Toth specializes in the evaluation and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal diseases in infants, children, and adults, and in novel research resulting in the clinical application of optical coherence […]

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