Dr. Ildefonso received The Helen Juanita Reed Award for Macular Degeneration Research

Dr. Cris Ildefonso, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, is recognized by BrightFocus Foundation for innovative research in the field of macular degeneration

BALTIMORE, MD—BrightFocus Foundation recognized five scientists in the fields of macular degeneration and glaucoma research, awarding them grants named in honor of leaders in vision research and advocacy. The five recognized are among a group of 31 scientists who will collectively receive nearly $5 million in vision research grants this year from BrightFocus, a record level of financial support. The awards were presented at a Baltimore breakfast event coinciding with the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Read the full article at http://www.brightfocus.org/macular-glaucoma/news/brightfocus-foundation-honors-five-researchers-macular-0.