Eye Institute News
Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, has been selected by The Ophthalmologist for its Power List of the Top 100 Women in Ophthalmology.
Shyam S. Chaurasia, PhD, has been appointed associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. Dr. Chaurasia’s current research focuses on molecular basis of eye diseases. He will start at MCW on February 1.
A grateful donor has established an endowment to honor the legacy of Dr. Dennis P. Han, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology. It renames the prestigious Advanced Ocular Imaging Program at MCW as the “Dennis P. Han, MD Advanced Ocular Imaging Program."
Dr. Joon-Bom (Albert) Kim has joined the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.
Joseph Besharse, PhD, FARVO, will retire from his role as Marjorie & Joseph Heil Professor in Ophthalmology and Research Director of the Froedtert and MCW Eye Institute effective June 30, 2020.
Dr. Gerald J. Harris gave the Jack Rootman Lectureship in Orbital Disease at the UCLA Orbital Center Master’s Symposium & Dissection Workshop at UCLA Stein Eye Institute.
The Department of Ophthalmology recently hosted a Bench to Bedside event for Medical College of Wisconsin students.
The FDA approved TEPEZZA™ for the treatment of thyroid eye disease (TED) in adults. Medical College of Wisconsin researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences participated in both clinical trials leading to the drug’s approval.
Kenneth B. Simons, MD, has been re-elected chair of the State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board.
Ross F. Collery, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, has been awarded a grant from the E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS, has been named professor and chair of the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), effective January 1, 2020.
Effective January 1, 2020, Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS will serve as Chair and Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences for the Medical College of Wisconsin.
MCW researchers recently published a study that demonstrates that a vast majority of studies involving OCTA are using inaccurate data due to not accounting for individual differences in eye size.
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Supports Vision Forward's Annual Dining in the Dark Dinner
On Sunday, November 3, representatives from the department showed their support for the Vision Forward Association.
Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology, recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Women in Ophthalmology (WIO).
Approval of Beovu® was based on findings from the Phase III HAWK and HARRIER clinical trials. The Medical College of Wisconsin participated in the HAWK study, enrolling 5 local participants.
Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology, was inducted as an Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Silver Fellow at the annual meeting in May.
Dr. Carroll and and Dr. Melissa Skala, an investigator for Morgridge Institute for Research, will discuss their collaboration to better understand the structure and function of the human visual system.
In collaboration with Dr Ron Gregg, Study leader and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Louisville, OGTL researchers helped explore the synaptic connectivity between rod photoreceptors and depolarizing bipolar cells.
Many Eye Institute faculty, staff, family and friends gathered at Veterans Parks on Sunday, May 19, to participate in the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) Wisconsin VisionWalk.
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