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Moran Eye Center Researcher Wolfgang Baehr: 2014 ARVO Proctor Award Winner

Webvision is proud to announce that our colleague here at the University of Utah‘s Moran Eye Center researcher Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., has been named by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), as the 2014 recipient of the Proctor Medal —considered to be the highest honor in the world awarded to scientists working in vision research. The award will be presented to Dr. Baehr during the ARVO 2014 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., scheduled for May 4 — 8. Dr. Baehr was chosen as the recipient of the Proctor Medal for a lifetime of achievements including his work in discovering mechanisms underlying retinal diseases.

P.S. Drop us a line if you’d like to celebrate with us on Monday, May 5th in Orlando, Florida.



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  1. […] ARVO and want to meet up, or want to come to the big soirée on Monday night (open bar) celebrating Wolfgang Baehr’s Proctor Medal Award, leave us a comment here or send a Tweet to @BWJones.  We might even be able to work you into the […]

  2. […] big news for the Moran Eye Center this year was Wolfgang Baehr winning the Proctor Medal for his lifelong work in understanding the phototransduction cascade.  Congratulations […]