Dr. Noel Moniz Memorial Oration Award
Cochin, January 23
Cochin Ophthalmic Club presented the award to Dr. R. Venkatesh, Chief Medical Officer, Aravind-Pondicherry in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of glaucoma education and innovations.
Silver Jubilee Endowment lecture
Chennai, March 11
Dr.P. Sundaresan, Senior Scientist, Aravind Medical Research Foundation delivered the Silver Jubilee Endowment Lecture of the Department of Genetics, University of Madras Genetics. Dr. Sundaresan titled his talk, Discovery of genes causing blindness and gene therapy.
Winners - International Blog Competition
Optometry Fellows of Aravind-Chennai – Abisha.S; Anusiya.D; Sruthi. G and Dillibai. J won first, second, fourth and sixth prize respectively at the International Blog Competition conducted by Vision Science Academy, United Kingdom.