FORESIGHT Issue 2 – December 2010

Summer volunteer student learns the ropes of research

Summer volunteer student learns the ropes of research

Second year optometry student, Sally Hoang (right) got a head start on her research skills this summer working with the team at Centre for Eye Health. Sally joined Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith (left) over the summer experiencing the different elements of clinical research performed by the CFEH research group including their work on age-related macular degeneration and advanced imaging. Sally will be returning in during semester break to continue learning new research skills.

Fifth year Optometry Students get a Head Start on their Final Year

Fifth year Optometry Students get a Head Start on their Final Year

Eight fifth year students have attempted to get a head start on their final academic year by volunteering to do their CFEH clinical rotation during the summer break. The students - Jeremy Chiang, Kenneth Nguyen, Matyn Darbani, Daniel Poon, Andrew Kim, Annee Yogarajah, Alma La and Larissa Tran - were the first to complete the new six-week rotation implemented for 2016

Strong showing of CFEH researchers for upcoming international vision conference

CFEH researchers are excited with the news of having 3 abstracts accepted for oral presentations and another 2 abstracts accepted for poster presentations at this year’s ARVO conference in Seattle, Washington. ARVO 2016 is the annual conference of the Association of Ophthalmology and Vision Research and is the largest international conference in the field of vision and eye research in the world, attracting over 10,000 attendees from over 75 different countries. Abstracts to be presented…