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Ophthalmology Research

Ophthalmology Research - Mass. Eye and Ear

Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology

Joan W. Miller, M.D.

Massachusetts Eye and Ear is the flagship research and teaching hospital of the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and unites researchers from three historical institutions: the Howe Laboratory, Schepens Eye Research Institute, and Berman-Gund Laboratory for the Study of Retinal Degenerations. Today, our investigators conduct cross-institutional research in the following laboratories, institutes, and centers of excellence:

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Howe Laboratory

In 1926, Dr. Lucien Howe initiated an eye research program at Mass. Eye and Ear with a gift of $250,000, which resulted in The Howe Laboratory in 1931 and continues to support research in the Department today.
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Schepens Eye
Research Institute

Founded in 1950 by Dr. Charles L. Schepens, the Schepens Eye Research Institute houses all levels of ophthalmology research from basic science to clinical testing.
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Established in 1974, the Berman-Gund Laboratory for the Study of Retinal Degenerations conducts multidisciplinary research on degenerative retinal diseases.
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