CNIB is pleased to announce the 2011 awards for the CNIB
Baker Grants and Fellowships Programs and would like to congratulate all
1. Amer Omar
Name: McGill University
of Study: Surgical/Medical Vitreo-Retinal fellowship
for Fellowship by: Moorfields Eye Hospital
2. Andrew Toren, Pfizer
Name: University of Ottawa
of Study: Glaucoma
for Fellowship by: Dalhousie University
3. Serge Bourgault
Name: Université Laval
of Study: Vitreoretinal Surgery
for Fellowship by: University of Toronto, University Health Network/Sunnybrook
Health Sciences Center
4. Toby Chan
Name: University of Western Ontario
of Study: Glaucoma & Advanced
Anterior Segment Surgery (GAASS) Clinical Fellowship
for Fellowship by: University of Toronto
1. Dr. Daniel Marigold, Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser
The effect of ambient lighting on mobility deficits in
older adults with macular
Susan Leat, Professor, University of Waterloo
Improving the legibility of prescription medicine labeling
for older adults and people with visual
Yaping Jin, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
The Impact of Glaucoma on Social Role Participation.
Jeremy Sivak, Assistant Professor/Glaucoma Research Chair, University of Toronto/University Health Network
Molecular Mechanisms of Oxidative and Metabolic Damage
Responses in Retinal Astrocytes.
Monali Malvankar, Basic Scientist, St. Joseph Health Centre
Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Immediately Sequential
Bilateral Cataract Surgery.
Barbara Tuck MacPhee
1. Dr. Varun Chaudhary, Assistant Professor Vitreoretinal
Surgeon, McMaster University/St.
Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Evaluation of wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) genetic
profile interactions with
Ranibizumab treatment outcomes.