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News 2011

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Researchers Receive NIH Blueprint Award

September 28, 2011

Jeffrey L. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D., of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is one of a three-member University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine team to receive a grant through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s “Blueprint for Neuroscience Research.” The purpose of the funding is to help these researchers further their work on optic neuropathy, with the goal of developing compounds that help injured fibers in the optic nerve regenerate and grow through scar tissue.

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Jeffrey L. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Ophthalmic Research

September 26, 2011

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is pleased to announce that Jeffrey L. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded the Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Ophthalmic Research. Dr. Goldberg was selected for this distinction based on his innovative research, international recognition in the field, and particular expertise in translational approaches.