Wayne State receives $1.9 M NIH grant to develop novel therapy for corneal bacterial infection.
Jena Steinle, Ph.D., professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and of Ophthalmology, appointed to NIH study section.
The Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences plays role in recent curriculum reform and innovation.
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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
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- Wayne State University receives $1.9 million NIH grant to develop novel approach to treat bacterial endophthalmitis