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 September 2025 award will be up in April 2025. 

 

Current Trainees

Trainees from across the University of Toronto receive mentorship and support.  These trainees are currently supported by the Vision Science Research Program.

 

2024/2025

Name

Department

Supervisor

Area of Research

Adama, Aminat

LMP

Sivak, Jeremy

Glaucoma

Al-Zubaidy, Yasir

CSB

Erclik, Ted

The development and evolution of the eye

Argento, Frances

IMS

Dimaras, Helen

Patient engagement, rare pediatric eye cancers, biobanking

Ashworth, Kristen

IMS

Ballios, Brian

Stem cell therapy discovery for inherited retinal diseases

Bhargava, Kathrine

LMP

Ong Tone, Stephan

Corneal Transplantation 

Botler, Laura

LMP

Singh, Karun

Material transfer in human neurons

Chatha, Gur Rattan Pal (Gary)

CSB

Erclik, Teddy

The evolution and development of the eye

Chow, Chun Hin (Daniel)

PSL

Sugita, Shuzo

Neuro-ophthalmology; Optic nerve myelination

Fooladi, Seyedeh Sara

LMP

Bremner, Rod

Regeneration of cone photoreceptors

Geahchan, Sarah

LMP

Singh, Karun

Molecular genetics, cell development, synaptic transmission in retina

Guo, Bryan

CSB

Chang, Belinda

Functional impact of rhodopsin mutations in retinal disease

Huang, Mengjia

PSL

Sugita, Shuzo

Molecular basis of vision

Huang, Zi Yi

IMS

Jin, Yaping

Glaucoma, Epidemiology, Public Health, Policy

Ibrahimi, Mostafa

LMP

Wallace, Valerie

Transsynaptic Tracing

Khan, Farheen

IMS

Dimaras, Helen

Pediatric Ophthalmology - Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Lavoie, Camille

LMP

Wallace, Valerie

mitochondria trafficking in photoreceptors

Little, Ness

LMP

Ong Tone, Stephan

Cornea

Liu, Jing

CSB

Chang, Belinda

Genetic basis of visual disease

Liubart, David

PSL

Monnier, Philippe

Effects of RGMc on Developmental Retinal Angiogenesis

Moffat, Alexandra

LMP

Schuurmans, Carol

Proneural transcription factors in retinal progenitor cells

Praszner, Mercedesz

MoGen

Lefebvre, Julie

Neural circuit development, Inhibitory interneurons of the retina, visual processing

Uy, Jarryll

LMP

Singh, Karun

Autism

Wong, Godfrey Wun-Shun

IMS

Ballios, Brian

Electrophysiology 

Yim, Andrew

LMP

Bremner, Rod

Ocular Oncology

Zhang, Jenny

LMP

Sivak, Jeremy

Glaucoma

  

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