Thank you to Presenters and Participants!
The 2015 Symposium was held on Saturday March 21st,
at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.
Click to view photos of the event.
This year a new afternoon session was devoted to educating donors and interested lay people in the basics of macular degeneration and retinal disease. Our hope is that all participants were able to gain new knowledge and new friends. Thank you for joining our fight for eye and vision research.
Co-Chair Co-Chair Keynote Speaker
Norman J. Kleiman, PhD James Tsai, MD, MBA Rando Allikmets, PhD
Richard Rosen, MD, FACS, FASRS, CRA
Stephen Tsang, MD
Douglas Lazzaro, MD, FACS, FAAO
Wei Liu, PhD
Richard Spaide, MD
Timothy Blenkinsop, PhD
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Fight for Sight will be announcing the winners of its
2014 Summer Student Fellowships, Grants-in-Aid and Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Spring. To view previous winners, click here to view our Grants page.
Fight for Sight has partnerships with the Lions Eye Research Institute, Aniridia Foundation International and Prevent Blindness America, among others.
The Lions Eye Research Institute co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship focusing on eye banking/tissue restoration. Aniridia Foundation International co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship relating to Aniridia. Prevent Blindness America co-funds a public-health related Grant-in-Aid. A grant from the Earl and Shirley Herbst Eye Research Fund, a Connecticut based charity, supports two Summer Student Fellowships in 2013 and 2014.