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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.

 

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

2015

2015 Career Development Award

David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles for Huang, Alex / MD, PhD

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry for Schallek, Jesse / PhD

2015 Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for Dong, Zachary Michael

Harvard Medical School for Kim, Clifford

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for Vu, Khiem

2015 Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Duncan, Jacque L. / MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for Wen, Rong / MD, PhD

2015 Stein Innovation Award

Harvard Medical School for Näär, Anders M. / PhD

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Stryker, Michael P. / PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for Zambidis, Elias T. / MD, PhD

2015 Stein Professorship/Extension

The Regents of the University of Michigan School of Medicine for Antonetti, David / PhD

2015 Career Development Award

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for Hulleman, John D. / PhD

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Levin, Marc Harris / MD, PhD

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry for Singh, Ruchira / PhD

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine for Tehrani, Shandiz / MD, PhD

2015 Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

Harvard Medical School for Diaz-Aguilar, Daniel

2015 Physician-Scientist Award

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for Shindler, Kenneth S. / MD, PhD

The Regents of the University of Michigan School of Medicine for Zacks, David / MD, PhD

2015 Special Scholar Award

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine for Moss, Heather E. / MD, PhD

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Nair, Kayarat Saidas / PhD

Harvard Medical School for Saint-Geniez, Magali / PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for Sodhi, Akrit S. / MD, PhD

2015 Stein Innovation Award

University of Louisville School of Medicine for Dean, Douglas / PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health for Kaufman, Paul L. / MD

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine for Sretavan, David W. / MD, PhD

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