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

  • 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."…

  • Dr. Tawna Roberts selected as co-vice chair for pediatric vision research group

    The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University is proud to congratulate Tawna Roberts, OD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology (pediatric), for being selected as a co-vice chair for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG).

  • Dr. Shue recipient of American Glaucoma Society research award

    Ann Shue, MD, clinical assistant professor, received the Mentoring for Advancement of Physician-Scientists (MAPS) award from the American Glaucoma Society (AGS).

  • Two ophthalmology residents receive NANOS award nominations

    The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford congratulates residents Connie Sears, MD, and Natacha Villegas, MD, for being nominated for “best abstract by a resident” at the 47th annual North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Meeting.


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