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.
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.