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UT Health Science Center Department of Ophthalmology Awarded
Grant from Research to Prevent Blindness
RPB is the world’s leading non-government organization supporting eye research. To date, the organization has awarded grants totaling $1,530,000 to the Ophthalmology Department’s research facilities in the Hamilton Eye Institute.
“The department is proud to be a recipient of these funds,” said Dr. Haik. "Beyond the dollars, RPB support is an indication of the strength of our research efforts aimed at developing treatments for retinal diseases, glaucoma and childhood blindness."
Since it was founded in 1960, RPB has
channeled hundreds of millions of dollars to medical institutions throughout
As the flagship statewide academic health system, the
University of Tennessee Health Science Center is focused on a four-tier mission
of education, research, clinical care and public service, all in support of a
single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range of postgraduate
training opportunities, the main campus, with its six colleges, is located in
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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