PhD Student Recognised with Prestigious American Academy of Optometry Foundation Award

Current PhD student, Binod Rayamajhee has been awarded the competitive “Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award – 2022” from the American Academy of Optometry Foundation

Current PhD student, Binod Rayamajhee has been awarded the competitive “Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award – 2022” from the American Academy of Optometry Foundation.

(https://aaopt.org/awards-grants/graduate-students/#barr) for his translational research on the devastating eye infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK). The Barr award consists of a USD$2,000 grant to support Binod’s research and a USD$750 travel fellowship to attend the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, scheduled for 26-29 October 2022 in San Diego, California.

“The Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award was established in 2012. This is awarded to a postgraduate student who demonstrates exceptional contributions to vision science and contact lens research”.

To find out more about Binod and his research see here: https://t.co/4Pm9H2XTru 

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