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Congratulations to Kishor Wasan and colleagues for receiving Novel Treatment for Lever Congential Amaurosis funding from the Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada

Funding Award to NGDI Member Dr. Kishor Wasan for $236,906

Funding for three years to investigate a Novel Treatment for Leber Congenital Amaurosis has been approved by the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Principal Investigators are: Drs. Cheryl Gregory-Evans, Kevin Gregory-Evans, and Kishor M. Wasan

This project follows up on the discovery of a cure for a rare birth defect of the eye called Aniridia, late last year. This project will test the new compound against additional eye defects.

Dr. Kishor Wasan will join the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition as Dean and Professor on August 1, 2014.