The Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society, in their continuing commitment to encourage Fellow research, created the David Epstein Clinical-Scientist Research Award. A research grant of $5,000 will be awarded to chosen recipients.
The call for nominations is now open with a deadline of December 1st.
This research award honors David L. Epstein, MD, 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 was created to honor his commitment to the scientific understanding and cure of glaucoma through the support of promising clinician-scientists in research environments.
The Society is proud to award research grants in memory of our esteemed colleague, David L. Epstein, MD. Read this tribute to Dr. Epstein by Joel S. Schuman, MD; Past President, Chandler-Grant Glaucoma Society.
Research Grant Application
Interested applicants who are within five years of fellowship are asked to:
Recipients of the award ($5,000) will give a presentation of their research related to the award at a future CGGS meeting at least 12 months following the date of the award announcement.
The letters should be sent to the CGGS administrative office. Questions? Please contact Nadine Popovich or James Ireland at 412.321.5030.
The inaugural awards were announced at the annual Chandler-Grant Glaucoma Society AAO dinner in Chicago, IL on October 19th, 2014.
Since that time, several research grants have been awarded to the following: