Cornea Neurobiology & Ocular Surface Disease

Cornea Neurobiology & Ocular Surface Disease 2017-06-20T11:36:28+00:00

Cornea Pre-residency Research Fellowship

Research Fellowship in Corneal Neurobiology & Ocular Surface Disease

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences offers a 1-2 year corneal research fellowship. The fellow’s primary responsibility is to perform laboratory research in the Corneal Neurobiology Laboratory.  Fellows will have the opportunity to lead a research project, present at research meetings and author publications. All research-related direct expenses will be covered. The fellow will be given mentorship in developing and executing the research project. Fellows will also be provided with clinical/surgical observorship opportunity (half day/week).

Facilities\Surgical Opportunities

The fellowship is based at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Preceptor
Sandeep Jain, MD

Contact
Sandeep Jain, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago
Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, M/C 648
1855 W. Taylor St, Room 3.164
Chicago IL 60612

Cornea Neurobiology Laboratory

University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB)
909 S. Wolcott Ave, Room 1080
Chicago, IL 60612

Tel: (312) 996-8936 (clinic), (312) 413-3917 (laboratory)

Email: jains@uic.edu

This is an unpaid fellowship.  Applicants for this unpaid research fellowship are often funded by outside granting agencies or by their home countries. Those fellows who are funded by their universities and who have positions to return to at home receive preference for these positions. Fellows are required to obtain independent funding or have personal funds to support their fellowship.