Vision Science Research Program
Vision Science Research Program
Can we reverse age-related vision loss?
Vision Science Research Program
Studying the science of sight

Application Form for 2018/2019 will be available in April 2018

 

Current Trainees 2017/2018

Trainees from across the University of Toronto receive mentorship and support.

These trainees are currently supported by the Vision Science Research Program:

 

Masters Candidates

Belair-Hickey, Justin Molecular Genetics van der Kooy, Derek Stem cells, retinal development, cellular transplantation
Bergeret, Miriam Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Wallace, Valerie Molecular genetics of photoreceptors
Ghuznavi, Aamer Physiology Monnier, Philippe Mulitple sclerosis-optic
Jeon, William Sungwon Institute of Medical Science Jin, Yapin Epidemiology/Health Services Research
Ji, Xiang Patrick Institute of Medical Science Westall, Carol Vigabatrin retinal toxicity (pediatric ophthalmology)
Khattak, Shireen Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Yucel, Yeni Ocular oncology
Pokrajac, Nenad Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Wallace, Valerie Diseases of the retina
Stulberg, Jeffrey Cell and Systems Biology Tropepe, Vince Retinal stem cells and regenerative biology
Tabbarah, Sami Physiology Monnier, Philippe Neuroscience
Vig, Anjali Institute of Medical Science Heon, Elise Inherited retinal dystrophies
Wang, Xue Fan Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering Monnier, Philippe Application of developmental knowledge to restore sight
Zivcevska, Marija Institute of Medical Science Wong, Agnes Neuroscience and mental health

 

PhD Candidates

Alqawlaq, Samih Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Sivak, Jeremy Glaucoma/Neuroprotection
Asare, Afua Health Services Research, IHPME  Wong, Agnes Health economic evaluation of vision screening programs for amblyopia.
Bhattacharya, Nihar Cell and Systems Biology Chang, Belinda Rhodopsin and retinitis pigmentosa
Chung, Jonathan Electrical and Computer Engineering Eizenman, Moshe Visaul scanning behavior
Dungan, Sarah Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Chang, Belinda Molecular evolution of the dm-light visual pigment in cetaceans
Esteves, Samantha Molecular Genetics Lefebvre, Julie Retinal development
Hauser, Frances Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Chang, Belinda Molecular basis of visual protein function
Richards, Michael Institute of Medical Science Wong, Agnes Pediatric ophthalmology, visual neuroscience
Tuccitto, Alessandra Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Sivak, Jeremy Molecular mechanisms of retinal injury responses
van Nynatten, Alexander Cell and Systems Biology Chang, Belinda Natural variation in retinal disease-associated proteins

 

 

 

 

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