Ula V. Jurkunas, M.D. is awarded an Alcon Research Institute Young Investigator Grant for 2013

Ula V. Jurkunas, M.D.Dr. Patricia A. D’Amore, Director of Research at Schepens Eye Research Institute and Charles L. Schepens  Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School  has announced that Institute scientist Ula V. Jurkunas, M.D. is a recipient of the Alcon Research Institute Young Investigator Grant for 2013. The award is intended to encourage and promote the early career development of clinicians and scientists entering research in vision science and ophthalmology.

Dr. Jurkunas is a clinician-scientist who performs corneal and refractive surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Mass. General, and basic science research at Schepens. Her award will be used to fund her studies in corneal/external disease.

The award will be presented to Dr. Jurkunas at the annual Awards Symposium to be held at Alcon headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.