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Bringing Johns Hopkins' Discoveries to the World (Dome)- Dec. 2019
Theory That da Vinci's Art Was Tied to Rare Eye Condition Refuted (CNN)- 11/27/19
Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease (Scienmag)- 11/27/19
AI Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy Moves to Retail Clinics (Medcape)- 11/26/19
Study Finds Increase in Medical Students' Disclosures of Disabilities ( 11/26/19
Use of CT and MRI to Diagnose Eye Problems in the ED Skyrocketing (Radiology Business)- 11/25/19
Here's Why You Might Get a Headache From New Glasses (Self)- 11/20/19
W.L. Gore Marks Half Century of Groundbreaking Material (Delaware Business Times)- 10/25/19
Everything You Need to Know About Cataracts (Health)- 10/22/19 
Setting Sights Higher (JHU Hub)- 10/10/19
Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff Recieves NIH 2019 Pioneer Award (NIH)- 10/1/19
A Better Way to Deliver Vision-Saving Therapy (Hopkins Newsroom)- 9/30/19
Eyes on the Prize: The CBC fights blindness during Sickle Cell Awareness Month (The Root)- 9/25/19
Dr. Allen Eghrari named to Baltimore Business Journal's 40 Under 40  (Baltimore Business Journal)- 8/29/19
Showering With Your Contact Lenses in Can Lead to Eye Infection (WUSA9)- 8/14/19
The Case for Sunglasses - All Year Round (Dome)- 8/7/19
Trouble Driving At Night? Yellow Lenses Won't Help (HealthDay)- 8/2/19
King-Wai Yau Named 2019 Beckman-Argyros Vision Research Award Winner (PRWeb)- 7/30/19
A Systems Biology Approach Towards Understanding and Treating Non-neovascular AMD (Nature Communications)- 7/26/19
(Video) How AI is Transforming Care at Johns Hopkins (Optometry Today)- 7/25/19
Alfred Sommer: The Ophthalmologist Who Saved Millions from Blindness ( 7/13/19

Implanted Drug ‘Reservoir’ Safely Reduces Injections for People with Macular Degeneration (Hopkins Newsroom)- 6/13/19
What Medicine Can Learn From Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities (NPR)- 6/13/19
How to Improve Care for Patients with Disabilities?... (JHM News)- 6/10/19
The Company Behind Gore-Tex is Coming for Your Eyeballs (Bloomberg)- 5/9/19
7 Wilmer Researchers Receive ARVO Awards- 5/2/19

Experimental Drug Delivers One-Two Punch to Vision Loss (Hopkins Newsroom)- 4/10/19
Outcome After Exchange Transfusion for Central Retinal Vein Occlusion... (JAMA Ophthalmology)- 3/21/19
Transcending the Technological Barriers of Ophthalmology (Med Tech Outlook)- 3/15/19
Dr. Sharon Solomon Recognized as First African-American Full Professor in Wilmer History- 3/6/19
Macula Society Welcomes
Dr. Adrienne Scott and Dr. Mandeep Singh- 3/5/19
Dr. Megan Collins Receives Excellence in Mentoring Award- 2/8/2019

Dr. Peter J. McDonnell Named to ARCS Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame (ARCS)- 2/6/19
High Sights for Low Vision (Hopkins Medicine)- Winter 2019
Dr. Albert Jun Honored as Boston International Visiting Professor
- 1/10/19
6 Health Conditions That Can Cause Dry Eyes You Might Not Be Aware Of (Bustle)-  1/22/19

Upcoming Wilmer Event

Smith atrium

Wilmer Science Seminar Series

Thurs., Dec. 12, 2019 from 12 - 1 p.m. at Smith Atrium. Presentation by Dr. Rajesh Rao, M.D., Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan/Kellogg Eye Center. Hosted by: Charles Eberhart M.D., Ph.D.


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Wilmer Magazine- Spring 2019

Wilmer spring 2019 magazine cover

In this issue of Wilmer, you will see many examples of the science conducted at the Wilmer Eye Institute that has translated into better care for patients with eye disease in the United States and around the world. Read more about these stories of innovation and gratitude.

Retina Rounds - Spring 2019

New technology in retinal prodecures highlights the latest edition of Retina Rounds, including the latest on the "bionic eye", the use of robotics in retinal surgery, a new day coming for AMD treatments, and more! Read Retina Rounds.


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