Funded Projects

CNIB is pleased to announce the 2012 awards for the CNIB Baker Grants and Fellowships Programs and would like to congratulate all recipients.


  1. Simon Couture
    Accepted for Fellowship by: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  2. Christina Leung
    Accepted for Fellowship by: University of Toronto

Applied Research

  1. Olga Overbury, University of Montreal
    Enhancing Visual Function with Fixation-Stability and Eye-Movement Training: Are Both Techniques Necessary?

New Researcher

  1. ​James Drover, Memorial, University of Newfoundland
    A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Multiple Screening Tests in a Comprehensive Preschool Vision Screening Program.
  2. Farzin Forooghian, Univeristy of British Columbia
    Correlation between Blood Bio-Markers and Drusen Load in Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

Barbara Tuck MacPhee

  1. Mahyar Etminan, University of British Columbia
    A Pharmacoepidemiologic Safety Study of Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal and Ocular Adverse Events Amongst Users of Bevacizumab (Avastin) and Ranibizumab (Lucentis) in AMD.
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