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Stay up to date on the latest breakthroughs in our field, cutting-edge research, and patient success stories. Learn how we realized our dream in the latest Vision magazine.

Tyson Kim, MD, PhD, Presentation – Novel Sight: Frontier Technologies in Ophthalmology

Tyson Kim, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, UCSF Department of Ophthalmology, presented to an audience of over 100 people, January 30, 2023, at The Vi Palo Alto, in Palo Alto, CA, as part of a weekly talk series on current events offered to community residents. His presentation was on new developments in Ophthalmology and was entitled, Novel Sight: Frontier Technologies in Ophthalmology. 

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Support Gould Syndrome Awareness & Research on Rare Disease Day (Feb. 28) and Gould Syndrome Awareness Day (April 12)!

We are eager to kick-off a new challenge on Rare Disease Day - February 28 to raise awareness and support for Gould Syndrome research. Gould Syndrome was named for UCSF geneticist Dr. Douglas Gould, Director and Vice Chair for Research for the Department of Ophthalmology.

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Sangeetha Kandoi, PhD, Awarded All May See Fellowship

Congratulations to Sangeetha Kandoi, PhD, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Lamba Lab, Department of Ophthalmology, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research on her award of a $50,000 fellowship from All May See Foundation.

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Jacque Duncan, MD, Named Chair, UCSF Department of Ophthalmology

All May See Foundation is excited to share the news that our Board's Vice Chair, Jacque Duncan, MD has assumed the role of Chair of the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology, after serving as Interim Chair since January 2022.

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All May See Foundation Celebrates 50th Anniversary

All May See Foundation Celebrates 50 Years - Honors Dr. Stephen McLeod and Kathleen Rydar! We did it! After waiting more than two years to celebrate our 50th anniversary and honor the departure of Dr. Stephen McLeod, former chair of UCSF Ophthalmology and Kathleen Rydar, former President, That Man May See, we finally were able to come together on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at San Francisco’s Chase Center in conjunction with the Andrea Bocelli concert.

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Lap for Landon Event Supports Gould Syndrome Research

A St. Louis family organized a walk, in honor of their son, Landon who was diagnosed with Gould Syndrome. Over 150 people gathered in St. Louis, in the pouring rain on October 30, 2022, to celebrate Landon's first birthday and to raise awareness for Gould Syndrome.

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Yvonne Ou, MD, Received 2021-2022 Long-Term Mentor Award

Yvonne Ou, MD, was nominated and selected for the 2021-22 Long-Term Mentor Award by her mentee, Alan Kong. Her mentorship exemplifies the UCSF commitment to fostering the pursuit of innovation, leadership, and research.

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Charlene Hsu-Winges, MD, Recipient of Charlotte C. Baer Memorial Award

Charlene Hsu-Winges, MD, Associate Clinical Professor-Volunteer, was selected by the Volunteer Clinical Professor (VCP) Advisory Board at UCSF School of Medicine as the recipient of the 2022 Charlotte C. Baer Memorial Award. 

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Michelle Y. Peng Memorial Lectureship Announced

Michelle Peng (UCSF Ophthalmology Residency '18, West Coast Retina Vitreoretinal Fellowship '20) sadly passed away August 2022 after a long battle with sarcoma. She was a beloved daughter, sister, aunt, wife, and friend. Throughout her time at UCSF and West Coast Retina, she was praised by her teachers as being a skilled and efficient clinician and surgeon, as well as a natural leader and mentor for other trainees.

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World Sight Day 2022

World Sight Day is an International Day of Awareness, held each year on the second Thursday of October and coordinated by The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). This year, World Sight Day is Thursday, October 13, 2022.

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World Association of Eye Hospitals – 16th Annual Meeting

Deborah Chesky, President, All May See Foundation, and Rick Seefeldt, Director, UCSF Health Faculty Practices presented during the World Association of Eye Hospitals' (WAEH) 16th Annual Meeting held October 4-7, 2022 at the Wilmer Eye Institute at John Hopkins in Baltimore, MD.

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Richard L. Abbott, MD, Elected President of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis (AOI)

The Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis announced the election of Professor Richard L. Abbott, MD as its new President for the term beginning October 1, 2022 and ending September 30, 2026.

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