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August 1986

News and Comment

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(8):1139. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050200045039

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Alcon Research Institute Awards Announced.  —The Alcon Research Institute, a new entity dedicated to vision research, recently held its second annual awards symposium to commend 17 scientists who have made important contributions to vision research. Each of the scientists received $25 000 to be applied toward furthering their research.The 1985 awardees who were honored at the symposium in Fort Worth, Tex, March 21-22, 1986, were Ruben Adler, MD; Robert Anderson, PhD, MD; Roger W. Beuerman, PhD; Laszlo Bito, PhD; Tom Blundell, PhD; Dean Bok, PhD; Oscar A. Candia, MD; Devron Char, MD; Stephen Drance, MD; Frank Giblin, MD; Toichiro Kuwabara, MD; Elke Lütjen-Drecoll, MD; Harry Maisel, MB, ChB; Koji Nakanishi, PhD; Joram Piatigorsky, PhD; Johannes Rohen, MD; and Marvin Sears, MD.The Alcon Research Institute is funded by Alcon Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, Tex, but is directed by an independent advisory committee composed of the following persons: Steven M.

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