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August 1991

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(8):1073-1074. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080080033019

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Wilmer Eye Institute Receives $1.5 Million Pledge for Children's Eye Center.  —The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Md, has received a pledge of $1.5 million to fund pediatric eye research and training from Zanvyl Krieger, a Baltimore businessman and philanthropist, and 1928 graduate of The Johns Hopkins University. Mr Krieger's gift will endow a professorial chair in pediatric ophthalmology, and represents the initial gift in the funding of the Krieger Children's Eye Center at the Wilmer Institute. David Guyton, MD, will be the first incumbent.

John D. Gottsch, MD, Awarded Eye Research Grant from Johnson & Johnson.  —Johns D. Gottsch, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, Md, will receive a $245 000 grant from Johnson & Johnson to support an investigation of age-related macular degeneration. The grant, sponsored by IOLAB, a Johnson & Johnson company, will support Dr Gottsch's project, "Eye

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