Congratulations 2020 Resident Grant Award Recipients!

The VAF is thrilled to announce the following 2020 Resident Grant award recipients:

Dr. Sarah Adelman, University of California- Davis
$5,000
Role of the corneal epithelial transmembrane mucin MUC4 in tear film stability and wound healing

Dr. Megan Cullen, Kansas State University
$5,000
Evaluation of the analgesic effects of liposomal bupivacaine (Nocita®) in client-owned dogs following enucleation 

Dr. Kourtney Dowler, University of Missouri
$5,000
Commercially available intraocular lenses commonly used in canine cataract surgery: a microbiota investigation

Dr. Katelin Quantz, Michigan State University
$5,000
Safety and efficacy of goniotomy in dogs with open-angle glaucoma (OAG)

Dr. Tara Stonex, North Carolina State University
$5,000
Does ciliary body ablation control chronic glaucoma pain?

Thank you to Grants Committee Chairs, Drs. Rachel Allbaugh and Georgina Newbold, and committee members, Drs. Heather Chandler, Andrew Lewin, Keiko Miyadera, Gina Newbold, Erin Scott, Gillian Shaw, Sara Thomasy, Kyle Tofflemire and Tomo Wiggan, for your time and energy!