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Ophthalmology news at the College of Medicine

UF Health researcher receives grant to combat severe form of childhood blindness

By • Jun 5th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Ophthalmology

Researchers test a gene therapy that could potentially reverse a severe form of childhood blindness.

Anaclerio named Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Florida

By • May 23rd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Ophthalmology

Dr. Angelo Anaclerio was recognized as Distinguished Alumnus of UF.

A time to lead

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Lead Story, Ophthalmology, Students

UF College of Medicine graduates receive a warm welcome to their profession.

Road to Graduation: Continuing the family legacy

By • May 6th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Students

For children of UF College of Medicine faculty members, Saturday’s graduation marks the continuation of their families’ Gator legacies.

UF department of ophthalmology receives grant for research on blinding diseases

By • Nov 7th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Ophthalmology

The University of Florida department of ophthalmology has received a $110,000 grant from Research to Prevent Blindness to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding eye diseases.

Gene therapy researcher receives highest honor from the Foundation Fighting Blindness

By • Jul 18th, 2013 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Ophthalmology

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national nonprofit organization, presented UF researcher William W. Hauswirth, Ph.D., with its highest research honor. The award recognizes individuals who have had a significant impact on retinal disease research throughout their careers; only eight people have received it in 42 years.

UF receives funding for research into blinding diseases

By • Dec 4th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News, Ophthalmology

UF College of Medicine’s department of ophthalmology received a grant of $110,ooo to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.

UF COM alumni join ophthalmology department for annual Scientific Program Day

By • Jul 1st, 2011 • Category: Department, Ophthalmology

Next year’s event will mark the 50th anniversary of UF’s ophthalmology department.

Faculty enhancement award granted to COM ophthalmology researcher

By • Nov 23rd, 2010 • Category: Awards, Ophthalmology

Clay Smith, Ph.D., was awarded the FEO, which is sponsored by the office of the president at UF.