News Archive 20132018-03-16T14:32:03+00:00

News Archive 2013

Archived Highlights

  • Research to Prevent Blindness awards the IEEI

Research to Prevent Blindness awards the IEEI

6/26/2013 Research to Prevent Blindness awards the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary with Unrestricted Grant Unrestricted funds allow researchers to embark on high-risk, high-reward projects  Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a grant [...]

  • ISPB seed grants awarded to six IEEI researchers

ISPB seed grants awarded to six IEEI researchers

06/14/13 Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness seed grants awarded to six IEEI researchers Critical research grants support the fight against blindness Dr. Varma is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the ISPB [...]

  • The Value of Federally Funded Vision Research

The Value of Federally Funded Vision Research

10/9/13 The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research Releases its 20th Anniversary Brochure (Washington, D.C) Today, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) released a new educational brochure entitled The Value of Federally [...]

  • ESPN Profiles IEEI Trauma Patient

ESPN Profiles IEEI Trauma Patient

The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary is pleased to share this ESPN story profiling an eye trauma patient treated by IEEI specialists, Dr. Ali Djalilian, Dr. Pete Setabutr and cornea fellow, Dr. Samuel Lee. [...]

  • Eye Infirmary researchers receive best poster recognition

Eye Infirmary researchers receive best poster recognition

06/13/13 Novel research on toxic effects of Mitomycin C presented at world-class ophthalmic symposium At the April 2013 meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Asadolah Movahedan, MD, and his [...]

  • Dr. William Mieler to lead vision research organization

Dr. William Mieler to lead vision research organization

6/3/2013 IEEI retina specialist Dr. William Mieler elected to lead vision research organization At the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in May, William Mieler, MD was named [...]

  • In Memoriam: Stephen J. Ryan, MD, 1940-2013

In Memoriam: Stephen J. Ryan, MD, 1940-2013

 05/10/13 Stephen J. Ryan, MD, President of the Doheny Eye Institute in Los Angeles and an internationally recognized expert in the field of retinal diseases and ocular trauma, died April 29, 2013 at his [...]

  • Xiaoyi (Raymond) Gao, PhD

Statistical Geneticist joins Research Faculty

02/11/13 Xiaoyi “Raymond” Gao, PhD joins the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, UIC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology.  His research interests include Vision Disorders, Human Genetics, Statistical Genomics, [...]

  • Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary faculty alum Gholam Peyman wins National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Infirmary collegues congratulate Dr. Peyman

“Gholam Peyman is one of the most innovative and courageous ophthalmic surgeons of the last half-century. He was the first faculty appointment that I made after becoming Head of the Department in 1970, having [...]