Oleg Alekseev, MD, PhD

Education & Training

 
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiton, Maine (2007)
 
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2016)
Dual-degree MD-PhD program
 
Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2017)
 
Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2020)

Research Interests

Conditions affecting the retina that currently have sub-optimal or non-existent treatment options. These include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and numerous inherited retinal degenerations.

Associated Labs, Publications, & Achievements

Publications

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Achievements

  • Appointed as Heed Fellow: The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation (2020-2021)
  • Selected to serve as Chief Resident: Department of Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina (2019-2020)
  • 1st Place Resident Poster Award: North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons meeting (2019) 4. Frederick W. Stocker Resident Research Award: Ophthalmology Resident Research Day at the University of North Carolina (2019)
  • Selected to attend the 13th annual Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Residents Retreat (2018)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award: F30 fellowship funded by the NIH (2012–2016)
  • National Eye Institute: Travel grant to deliver an oral presentation at the ARVO meeting (2014)
  • Drexel University College of Medicine Graduate Student Association: Travel grant to deliver an oral presentation at the EVER congress (2013)
  • 1st Place MD/PhD Student Poster: Medical Student Research Day at Drexel University College of Medicine (2012)
  • 1st Place Senior Graduate Student Poster: Discovery Day at Drexel University College of Medicine (2011)
  • National Eye Institute: Funding to attend the course “Fundamental Issues in Vision Research” (2010) 3rd Place Junior Graduate Student Poster: Discovery Day at Drexel University College of Medicine (2009)
  • Howard Hughes Foundation: Grant to conduct undergraduate thesis research in cancer biology (2006)