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News and updates

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. Has awarded four new research grants in 2017 for $820,000

January 1, 2018

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. is pleased to announce for 2017, three new 3-year research grants were awarded totaling $720,000 to Alan Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular, Harvard Medical School; Xin Duan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco; Anirvan Nandy, PhD, …

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. Has awarded four new research grants in 2016 for $820,000

January 1, 2017

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. is pleased to announce for 2016, three new 3-year research grants were awarded totaling $720,000 to Leo Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Harvard University; Rajesh Rao, MD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan; Jason Shepherd, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of …

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. Has awarded four new research grants in 2015 for $960,000

January 1, 2016

The E.Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. is pleased to announce for 2015, four new research grants were awarded totaling $960,000 to Damon Clark, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular Development Biology, Yale University; Evan Feinberg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, UCSF; Yvonne Ou, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, UCSF; and Glenn Yiu, MD, PhD, …

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