Welcome to the Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society

A Message from the President ...

Welcome to the Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society website.  Since the Society was founded in 1982, its members have worked to carry on the ethical and moral values of our namesakes, Dr. Paul Chandler and Dr. W. Morton Grant.

 A key focus of our members is the continuing effort to prevent blindness from glaucoma through innovative research, development of clinical applications of scientific knowledge, and raising public awareness of glaucoma.

Initial members of the Society were fellows who trained directly under Drs. Chandler and Grant.  Current (and future) members include ophthalmologists in subsequent generations of Chandler and Grant fellows which fosters our ability to carry on the principles started by these two remarkable physicians. For those trained under the lineage of Drs. Chandler or Grant, we invite you to JOIN US!

Sincerely,


Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD
President 

CANCELLED    

CGGS DINNER - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 DINNER 

CGGS SYMPOSIUM , SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 

CANCELLED

Announcing  the

NEW ENGLAND OPHTHALMOLOGIC SOCIETY (NEOS)

CHANDLER GRANT HONORARY LECTURER

Friday, September 23, 2022

Janey Wiggs, MD, Ph.D, President, along with the planning committee are pleased to announce preparations for the biannual Chandler-Grant Glaucoma Society symposium at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary are underway. 

The Society is honored to announce Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD, Vernah Scott Moyston Professor and Chair Department of Ophthalmology University of Virginia School of Medicine Charlottesville, Virginia as the Honorary Chandler Grant Lecturer at the New England Ophthalmologic Society (NEOS) meeting, scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2022.

The New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS)

meeting is NOT cancelled.


NEOS has graciously waived registration for CGGS members who are attending the NEOS program on Friday, September 23rd, but CGGS Members (nonmembers of NEOS) 

MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND




IN THE NEWS

SUMMER NEWSLETTER


CCGS Members attending the 

AAO Meeting 

plan on attending the

CGGS MEET UP!


Friday, September 30th


Fatpour Tap Works - McCormick


5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (CST)



The gathering takes place  in conjunction

with the AAO meeting in Chicago, IL.







AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS COMMITS TO FIVE-YEAR GRANT TO FUND AWARD

The Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society (CGGS) is pleased to announce an exclusive five-year partnership with Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to fund the distinguished David L. Epstein Clinician-Scientist Research Award.

The CGGS created this award to honor Dr. Epstein, who is widely \considered to be one of the most influential leaders in the world of glaucoma and glaucoma research over the past 40 years.

The award is a small way to honor his commitment to the scientific understanding and cure of glaucoma through the support of promising clinician-scientists in research environments. As Joel Schuman, MD, past-president, CGGS, once wrote in a tribute to Dr. Epstein, his “greatest legacy is the army of clinician-scientists whom he inspired throughout his years.” 

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    THANK YOU  TO  AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS

    FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT THE  DAVID L. EPSTEIN CLINICIAN-SCIENTIST RESEARCH AWARD 

Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society | 850 Ridge Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Phone: 412-321-5030 | Fax: 412-321
-5323

Administrator:  Nadine Popovich | npopovich@acms.org 

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