Ichinose lab nets $1.8 million NIH grant to explore proposed visual motion detection model
Dr. Kumar receives $1.9 million NIH grant to study bacterial endophthalmitis
Dr. Paul Walker receives Kamran S. Moghissi MD Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching.
Message from the Vice Chair
Welcome to the Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences (OVAS)
The Department is comprised of faculty, administrative staff, research and clinical personnel, and graduate students involved in research, education, health care and service activities that support the School of Medicine and University.
Research encompasses major areas of Neurosciences, including the brain, spinal cord, and retina and employ cellular and molecular approaches to the understanding of human disease mechanisms. Faculty conduct research in well-equipped, state-of-the-art laboratories located primarily on the School of Medicine campus. Current departmental funding is approximately $10.2 million (direct costs) annually. More
- Exploring alternatives to fight serious corneal infections
- Wayne State University scientists discover link between Zika virus and glaucoma
- School of Medicine researcher secures $2.2 million from NEI to fight blinding infection
- From Germany to Detroit: Medical student pursuing master's degree on yearlong break wins coveted award from Research to Prevent Blindness