School of Medicine

Kefalov receives Bressler Prize for vision research

Vladimir Kefalov, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, has beenawarded the 2019 Bressler Prize by the Lighthouse Guild, an organization dedicated to reducing the burden of living with vision loss.

Established in 2001, the Bressler Prize recognizes mid-career vision scientists whose leadership, research and service have led to substantive advancements in the understanding of vision loss, the treatment of eye disease, or the rehabilitation of people with vision loss. The award includes $54,000, and Kefalov will lead the annual Bressler Symposium in the fall.

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