Monthly Archives: April 2013

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CAVE2, Visualizing in 3D

Each year, when the National Science Foundation (NSF) sends its budget request to Congress, it includes about a dozen research "nuggets:" short descriptions of the very best NSF-funded research results across all the areas of science and engineering. This year CAVE2, a highly novel large-scale virtual environment developed by the UIC Computer Science Department's Electronic [...]

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Dr. Marilyn Miller recognized by Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology for international service

 The Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) awarded Marilyn T. Miller, MD, MS, Professor of Ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, the Jose Rizal International Medal at the 2013 Annual Meeting. The medal recognizes outstanding service from individuals outside the Asia-Pacific region whose contributions to ophthalmology in the region have been outstanding.  [...]

By |2018-03-16T14:06:59-05:00April 17th, 2013|Ophthalmology News Archive 2013|Comments Off on Dr. Marilyn Miller recognized by Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology for international service

Research sheds new light on molecular underpinning of glaucoma

04/17/13 Beatrice Yue, PhD, receives funding to further her study of optineurin  The biophysical characteristics of optineurin, a gene linked to normal-tension glaucoma and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is the focus of a recently funded project directed by Beatrice Yue, PhD. Dr. Yue, director of the Ocular Cell Biology Laboratory, Illinois Eye and Ear [...]

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Eye Infirmary chair named to Institute of Medicine Roundtable

04/11/13 Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, chair of the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, UIC Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, has been invited to serve on the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities of the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Varma also serves as Associate Dean for Strategic [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:43:13-05:00April 11th, 2013|Ophthalmology News Archive 2013|Comments Off on Eye Infirmary chair named to Institute of Medicine Roundtable

Thasarat S. Vajaranant, MD, receives AGS award for research of women’s eye health

04/11/13 Thasarat S. Vajaranant, MD, receives AGS award for research of women’s eye health Thasarat S. Vajaranant, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and director of the Glaucoma Service at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, was awarded a $40,000 unrestricted grant from the American Glaucoma Society (AGS) to support clinical research of women's eye [...]

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