News & Media

The Stanford Ophthalmology 2020 Annual Report, "Vision Matters: Connecting the World" highlights the department's recent news and accomplishments. 

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News Stories

  • Making a difference: Dr. Diana Do

    Diana Do, MD, professor of ophthalmology, always wanted to pursue a career that would make a difference.

  • Dr. Tawna Roberts receives RPB grant

    Tawna Roberts, OD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatric ophthalmology, has been granted a $100,000 RPB Walt and Lilly Disney Award for Amblyopia Research from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support eye research into amblyopia.

  • Molecular clues could signal eye cancer survival odds

    Stanford researchers have discovered that the level of certain proteins in the eye could predict survival risk in patients with uveal melanoma, a relatively rare but deadly form of adult eye cancer.

  • Targeting a Human Protein Prevents SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Mice

    The most common strategy for beating the coronavirus is attacking the viral proteins responsible for disease, but the Mahajan Lab and colleagues focused their research on a human protein that interacts with the virus.

  • Providing hope for eye cancer patients

    Through funding from The Cancer League, a local cancer charity, Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, MD, MHS, and Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD, associate professors of ophthalmology at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, are the first to identify proteins from inside the eye that predict survival risk in patients with a form of melanoma cancer in the eye.

  • Telelgenetics for COVID19 Manuscript published

    Congrats to resident, Dr. Ahmad Al-Moujahed (class of 2022) for authoring a recent publication on "Telegenetics for inherited retinal diseases in the COVID-19 environment."…


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