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Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award


Dr. Hendrik Scholl

Hendrik P.N. Scholl, M.D., M.A., the Dr. Frieda Derdeyn Bambas Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and director of visual neurophysiology, has received a Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award, presented by the ARVO Foundation for Eye Research. The awards honor early career researchers (under age 45) whose discoveries have had a direct impact on patient care. Dr. Scholl was honored for his research on retinal dystrophies and age-related macular degeneration.

Dr. Scholl and the other two recipients each received a $10,000 award, presented on May 4 at ARVO's (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) annual meeting.