Tag: ophthalmology

Albert S. Jun, MD, PhD, Appointed as Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology


The University of Virginia School of Medicine has named Albert S. Jun, MD, PhD, a leader in revolutionizing how corneal transplants are performed, to chair its Department of Ophthalmology. He…

UVA Discovers Harmful Inflammation Trigger in Lupus, Macular Degeneration


University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have made a discovery linking lupus, a potentially debilitating autoimmune disorder, and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. The two diseases share…

Faculty Spotlight: New Diagnostic Tool to Aid in Identifying Leading Cause of Blindness


In the summer of 2017, Xiaorong Liu came to the University of Virginia as an assistant professor of biology and psychology, though it was not her first time on Grounds.…

Common HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Leading Cause of Vision Loss


Scientists have identified a group of drugs that may help stop a leading cause of vision loss after making an unexpected discovery that overturns a fundamental belief about DNA. The…

Ask the Expert: What are the most important steps to protect eye health?


  Check out this article that features Dr. Michael Cusick.    

Narendran to Present at AUPO Forum


Congratulations to Siddharth Narendran, MD, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Advanced Vision Sciences (CAVS), on being honored to present his work at the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology…

UVA Honors Its Leading Researchers


Dr. Ambati, DuPont Guerry II, Professor, Vice Chair for Research, and Founding Director of Center for Advanced Vision Science (CAVS), was honored by UVA for being among the top 25…

Drs. Netland & Newman names to 2017 – 2018 Best Doctors in America List


Dr. Peter A. Netland, PhD, MD, Vernah Scott Moyston Professor & Chair of Ophthalmology, and Steven A. Newman, MD, have both been named to the 2017-2018 "Best Doctors in America"…

UVA Discovers Trigger for Macular Degeneration that Robs Millions of Vision


In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a critical…

Drs. Karcioglu & Golen


Drs. Karcioglu and Golen were among 150 or so other UVA Faculty that were recently recognized by President Sullivan as textbook and major chapter publishers.  Congratulations Drs. Karcioglu & Golen!