Dr. Noel Moniz Memorial Oration Award

Cochin, January 23

Cochin Ophthalmic Club presented the award to Dr. R. Venkatesh, Chief Medical Officer, Aravind-Pondicherry in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of glaucoma education and innovations.

Silver Jubilee Endowment lecture

Chennai, March 11

Dr.P. Sundaresan, Senior Scientist, Aravind Medical Research Foundation delivered the Silver Jubilee Endowment Lecture of the Department of Genetics, University of Madras Genetics. Dr. Sundaresan titled his talk, Discovery of genes causing blindness and gene therapy.

Winners - International Blog Competition

Optometry Fellows of Aravind-Chennai – Abisha.S; Anusiya.D; Sruthi. G and Dillibai. J won first, second, fourth and sixth prize respectively at the International Blog Competition conducted by Vision Science Academy, United Kingdom.