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Two female researchers work in a lab at the Glick Eye Institute.

Department Research

Indiana University School of Medicine is a leader among public universities in ophthalmic research, with a portfolio that spans basic, translational and clinical research. In particular, the Department of Ophthalmology focuses on the exploration and treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and pediatric eye diseases.

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute in Indianapolis houses three floors of laboratories where groundbreaking research is conducted by Department of Ophthalmology faculty.

The department is committed to building an outstanding research culture. Dozens of talented scientists, many of whom are rising stars in the field, have joined the department in recent years. 

Funding

Department faculty are known for their clinical expertise and scientific research, and they consistently receive impressive grants to deliver research findings to the medical community. Research within the department is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and numerous local, national and international charitable foundations.
Drs. Amanda Gosch and Jennifer Eikenberry look over a patient file in a hallway of the Glick Eye Institute.

Faculty Research Portfolios

The Glick Eye Institute is a hub for new and innovative treatments for blinding eye diseases thanks to research done by department faculty members.
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Student researchers work in a lab in the Glick Eye Institute in Indianapolis.

Research Opportunities for Learners

Learners at all levels -- from medical school to fellowship -- are encouraged to participate in ophthalmology research. 

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