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Research to Prevent Blindness

Current Individual Grantees

RPB Grant Recipient Wolfgang Baehr, PhD

Wolfgang Baehr, PhD, University of Utah, one of five 2014 RPB Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa grantees, is frequently described as the leading retinal biochemist and molecular biologist of our era. His multifaceted studies will apply cutting edge genetic tools to address broad mechanisms shared by many forms of RP, creating new models for therapeutic study and developing new treatments.

 

2017

2017 Disney Award for Amblyopia Research

The Regents of the University of Michigan School of Medicine for Aton, Sara / PhD

2017 Career Development Award

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Duan, Xin / PhD

University of Washington School of Medicine for Pepple, Kathryn L. / MD, PhD

2017 Low Vision Research Award

Stanford University School of Medicine for Gardner, Justin / PhD

Harvard Medical School for Luo, Gang / PhD

2017 Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for Liu, Tianyu

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for Udeh, Adanna

2017 RPB/SNF International Research Collaborators Award

University of Tennessee Health Science Center for Mandal, Nawajes / PhD

2017 Special Scholar Award

Harvard Medical School for Chen, Jing / PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for Ensign, Laura / PhD

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry for Hunter, Jennifer J. / PhD

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine for Jia, Yali / PhD

2017 Stein Innovation Award

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for Funderburgh, James L. / PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health for Sheibani, Nader / PhD

2016

2016 Career Development Award

Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine for Rajagopal, Rithwick / MD, PhD

University of Washington School of Medicine for Sabesan, Ramkumar / PhD

2016 Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles for Sears, Connie M.

University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine for Vo, Thomas

2016 Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa

Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine for Apte, Rajendra S. / MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School for Vandenberghe, Luk H. / PhD

2016 RPB/SNF International Research Collaborators Award

Albert Einstein College of Medicine for Kohn, Adam / PhD

2016 Stein Innovation Award

Baylor College of Medicine for Britton, Robert / PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health for Jiang, Hongrui / PhD, MS

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine for Malik, Asrar B. / PhD

2016 Career Development Award

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine for Daniels, Anthony Brent / MD, MSc

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Doan, Thuy A. / MD, PhD

The Regents of the University of Michigan School of Medicine for Newman-Casey, Paula Anne / MD

2016 Disney Award for Amblyopia Research

New York University School of Medicine for Kiorpes, Lynne / PhD

University of Louisville School of Medicine for McGee, Aaron W. / PhD

2016 International Research Scholar Award

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California for Schenke-Layland, Katja / PhD, MSc

2016 Low Vision Research Award

University of California, Santa Cruz for Manduchi, Roberto / PhD

Harvard Medical School for Merabet, Lotfi B. / OD, PhD, MPH

2016 Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

Harvard Medical School for Gupta, Priya Rani

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons for Sengillo, Jesse D.

2016 Physician-Scientist Award

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Chan, Matilda F. / MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School for Sun, Jennifer K. / MD, MPH

2016 Special Scholar Award

Duke University School of Medicine for Lad, Eleonora / MD, PhD

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine for McAnany, J. Jason / PhD

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine for McGill, Trevor / PhD

The Regents of the University of Michigan School of Medicine for Wong, Kwoon Y. / PhD

2016 Stein Innovation Award

The Regents of the University of Michigan School of Medicine for Puro, Donald G. / MD, PhD

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Schwartz, Daniel M. / MD

Weill Cornell Medical College for Sung, Ching-Hwa / PhD

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