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January, 2021

UMass Insight Winter 2021

Newsletter Winter 2021

December, 2020

Eye Team Celebrates the end of 2020 with the first Virtual Eye Ball

Eye team celebrates the end of 2020 with the first Virtual Eye Ball. With over 100 participants from 58 households over 3 continents (America, Europe, and Africa) Read more › 

 Eye Ball 2020

November, 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded to Dr. Laura Moreno-Leon

Laura Moreno-Leon, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has won the prestigious Horae Gene Therapy Center Postdoctoral Research Fellowship award. This award will help Dr. Moreno-Leon continue her studies on understanding the molecular underpinnings of X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, a debilitating inherited blindness disorder due to the death of our light-sensing neurons called photoreceptors. Read more ›

Dr. Moreno-Leon

October, 2020

Exciting News for Dr. Bonaldi

We would like to congratulate Dr. Bonaldi for attaining her Fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). To qualify for fellowship, individuals are evaluated against the highest standards of professional competence. The FAAO letters after one’s name signifies the doctor or researcher has met the rigorous qualifications for fellowship. Read more ›

Dr. Bonaldi

October, 2020

Virtual Open House for Student Research Involvement

A virtual open house event was held for faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to meet students interested in helping with upcoming research projects. Attended by more than 20 students, including medical students at UMASS, several undergraduate students and even a couple talented high school students, both faculty and students were able to introduce themselves and mention a little bit about their research interests. Read more ›

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