The American Academy of Optometry Foundation has named William Ngo, OD, PhD, FAAO as this year’s recipient of the Korb - Exford Dry Eye Career Development Grant.
Dr. Ngo is head of Biosciences at the Centre for Ocular Research and Education and a Research Assistant Professor at the School of Optometry & Vision Science.
The grant is designed to support an individual to further their knowledge in the broad area of dry eye. His proposal to develop a biomarker panel to differentiate dry eye disease and neuropathic pain was chosen out of seven very competitive submissions.
This $25,000 grant will help Dr. Ngo advance eyecare and improve outcomes for people with dry eye disease. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ngo on this impressive honor.