Ophthalmologist Dr. Reza Dana Receives Research to Prevent Blindness Investigator Award
Ophthalmologist Reza Dana, MD, has been awarded a Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Scientific Investigator Award, according to a news release.
The award is for $150,000 and will go to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
Dr. Dana serves director of the cornea and refractive surgery service at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School in Boston.
"I am delighted to have received this support from RPB, which will aid us tremendously in our investigations of ocular surface inflammation in eyes deemed at high risk of corneal transplant rejection," said Dr. Dana, in the release. "With this support, we will be able to examine further how modulating inflammation and angiogenesis can promote transplant survival."
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