+ Congratulations to Robin Sharma and Andres Guevara-Torres. Both received 2015 travel grants from ARVO.

+ARIA researchers David Williams, Jennifer Hunter, and Bill Merigan received a $3.8 million National Eye Institute grant for restoring vision through retinal regeneration.

+David Williams is a recipient of the 2015 ARVO Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to elected ARVO officers and editors-in-chief upon completion of their terms, in appreciation for dedicated service to ARVO.


+ Zhang J, Yang Q, Saito K, Nozato K, Williams DR, and Rossi EA (2015). An adaptive optics imaging system designed for clinical use. Biomed. Opt. Express 6, 2120-2137.

+ Guevara-Torres A, Williams DR, and Schallek JB (2015). Imaging translucent cell bodies in the living mouse retina without contrast agents. Biomed. Opt. Express 6, 2106-2119.

+ Kotterman, M.A., Yin, L., Strazzeri, J.M., Flannery, J.G., Merigan, W.H., & Schaffer, D.V. (2015). Antibody neutralization poses a barrier to intravitreal adeno-associated viral vector gene delivery to non-human primates. Gene Therapy 22, 116–126. DOI:10.1038/gt.2014.115.

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