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2011-06-08 18:05:00

BOSTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institute announced today that they are combining forces to create the world's largest and most robust basic and clinical ophthalmology research enterprise with full spectrum bench-to-bedside research that will translate more quickly into better treatment for blinding diseases and ultimately cures. Effective June 30, Schepens Eye Research Institute, the largest independent ophthalmology...

2010-10-21 09:54:00

BOSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Tatsuo Hirose will receive the Schepens Eye Research Institute 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award at the Annual Meeting on Friday, October 22, 2010. He will also be honored at the Institute's 60th anniversary celebration event, which will take place the evening before at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at 776 Boylston Street in Boston and will feature a cocktail hour, dinner and performances by singers Danya Katok and Matthew Anderson. Founded in 1950 by...

2010-10-14 07:00:00

BOSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Schepens Eye Research Institute has joined forces with local Lions Clubs, Perkins School for the Blind, the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, and the Women's Eye Health Organization (based at Schepens) to celebrate World Sight Day today in Boston's City Hall Plaza from 10 am to 2 pm. World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired. The day is observed...

2010-10-13 08:16:00

BOSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Schepens Eye Research Institute has joined forces with local Lions Clubs, Perkins School for the Blind, the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, and the Women's Eye Health Organization (based at Schepens) to celebrate World Sight Day on Thursday, October 14, in Boston's City Hall Plaza from 10 am to 2 pm. World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired. The...

2010-09-27 06:52:00

Capuano is long-time supporter of Vision and Brain Injury Research BOSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 27 at 2 p.m., Congressman Michael Capuano will address an audience of doctors and scientists from the military and the Schepens Eye Research Institute to praise them for and encourage them to continue collaborative efforts to find treatments and cures for brain and eye injuries sustained on the battlefield. Capuano, whose speech will kick off a three-day symposium...

2009-05-28 14:12:00

BOSTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A. Raymond Tye, former chairman of United Liquors, founder of the Ray Tye Medical Aid Foundation, and prominent Bostonian, has been named to the Schepens Eye Research Institute Board of Trustees. "Ray was unanimously elected by our board, and we are delighted that he has chosen to accept our offer and assume a more active role with the Institute," said Mr. Kennett Burnes, chairman of the Schepens board who extended the invitation to Mr. Tye. Mr. Tye...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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