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Pan-American: Paul Kayser/RRF Global Award
Retina Research Foundation and Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) are pleased to announce the new Paul Kayser/RRF Global Award. The award will recognize outstanding achievement in visual science with preference given in the specialized field of research on the retina and vitreous.
The purpose of the award is to identify and recognize a vision science professional whose work has made a significant new contribution to knowledge about improving vision and prevention of blindness. RRF established this award in memory of Paul Kayser and to honor his interest in international solutions to the prevention of blindness.
One award will be given every two years in the amount of $50,000 in conjunction with the biennial Pan-American Congresses.
2015 Paul Kayser/RRF Global Award
William Harbour, MD (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute)Title: The Harbour Laboratory: Two Decades of Discovery in Uveal Melanoma
Presented at the 31st Pan-American Congress on August 7, 2015 in Bogotá, Colombia.