Linda Hazlett receives 2012 Alcon Research Award

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Academy member Linda Hazlett, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of Anatomy and Cell Biology, has been selected for a 2012 Alcon Research Award for her outstanding contributions in the field of vision research. The awards are presented by the Alcon Research Institute, a virtual institute that honors outstanding contributors to ophthalmic research throughout the world during a symposium that attracts elite eye researchers. See page 2 of The Aesculapian.

Awardees also receive unrestricted research grants. Alcon develops, manufactures and markets surgical equipment and devices, pharmaceuticals and vision care products. Dr. Hazlett said she will use the accompanying $100,000 grant to support a postdoctoral fellow in her lab. She will attend the symposium, set for March 7-9, 2013, in Boston, Mass.

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