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Alain P. Rousseau Award for the ophthalmology residents

The Alain P. Rousseau Award is dedicated to ophthalmology residents studying in the province of Quebec. This $5,000 award aims to perpetuate the tremendous work of the Eye Disease Foundation founder, Dr Alain P. Rousseau, and to promote clinical research in ophthalmology. The residents who wish to apply must send a description of their clinical research project to the Eye Disease Foundation before October 31st, 2016.
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Results of the Initiation to Vision Research Award Contest

Fourteen students received a VHRN scholarship for their summer internship.

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The Prix Excellence innovation awarded to Dr. Sylvain Chemtob

Congratulations to Dr. Sylvain Chemtob, VHRN member, who was awarded the Prix Excellence innovation of the CHU Sainte-Justine for the year 2016. He received this honour for his discovery of a molecule that could potentially prevent many preterm births. This discovery is one of the 10 discoveries of the year, according to the scientific magazine Québec Science.

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A New Technique published in Nature Communications

A new technique called Cell Labeling via Photobleaching (CLaP), has been developed by Dr. Santiago Costantino, VHRN member, and his team. This new technique enables the very selective and precise labelling of cells based on visible criteria (location, shape, speed), rather than by their biochemical characteristics, like it is the case in immunofluorescence or cytometry for example. This discovery has been published in the May edition of Nature Communications.
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Results of the Networking Contest

Participation in the first National and International Networking competition of the Vision Health Research Network was exceptional, with 19 applications involving 43 research teams in 17 provinces, states, and countries, including Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia...
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Laureates

2016-2017 Vision Network Publication Award

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    Hosni Cherif

    PhD candidate, École d’optométrie de l’Université de Montréal

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    Mathieu Gauvin

    PhD candidate, McGill University

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    Pierre Mattar

    Postdoctoral fellow, Université de Montréal

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Annual meeting

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    Ali Belayachi, Jean-Michel Bourget, Marie Dorr, Anthony Flamier, Michel Fries, Mathieu Gauvin, Sandrine Joly, Mustapha Lhor, Ankush Madaan, Ian Massé, Khalil Miloudi, Kalo Ntumba, Sarah Roy, Diane Sayah, Daniel Spiegel, and Mathieu Thériault

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