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The inaugural Stanford Ophthalmology 2019 Annual Report, "Vision Matters" highlights the department's recent news and accomplishments. Click here to read or download the PDF and click here to visit the Annual Report web page.

Illustration by Alton Szeto, MFA, © 2019.

News Stories

  • Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD, Blumenkranz Smead professor and chair of ophthalmology, and director of the Mary M. and Sash A. Spencer Center for Vision Research at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

  • Stanford Vision 2020

    2020 is a special year for Stanford Ophthalmology reflecting our goal of 20/20 vision for all. We invite you to learn how Stanford is accelerating science to achieve a future without blindness.

  • Hewlett Award Winner Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, MMS: “I love what I do. It’s like a dream.”

    The Albion Walter Hewlett Award is a Department of Medicine-sponsored award honoring an exceptional physician with ties to Stanford.

  • SOAR resident receives grant from Knights Templar Eye Foundation to support retina research

    Luciano Custo Greig, MD, PhD, a current trainee in the Stanford Ophthalmology Advanced Research (SOAR) Residency Program, is the recipient of a Career Starter Grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation for his research on regeneration of retinal ganglion cells from endogenous progenitors.

  • Myung Receives Research to Prevent Blindness Grant

    David Myung, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology, has been granted a $300,000 RPB Career Development Award by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support his eye research.

  • OIS Lifetime Innovator Award

    Friends and colleagues salute the career and contributions of Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, MMS, the HJ Smead Professor Emeritus and director of the Ophthalmic Innovation Program. Dr. Blumenkranz was the recipient of the OIS Lifetime Innovator Award at the OIS@ASRS meeting in Boston.


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