Duke Trainees Among VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation (VRSF) Award Recipients

Friday, December 3, 2021

Congratulations to Duke vitreoretinal fellows Nita Valikodath MD and Grant Justin, MD and Duke Medical Student Praruj Pant on receiving the VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation (VRSF) Award!

Projects:

Nita Valikodath, MD (mentor Lejla Vajzovic MD) - Screening for pediatric retinal diseases using artificial intelligence and wide-field fundus imaging’

Grant Justin, MD (mentor Sharon Fekrat MD) - Evaluating the Retinal Structure and Microvasculature in Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury using Multimodal Retinal Imaging

Praruj Pant, MS3 (mentor Sharon Fekrat MD) - Longitudinal assessment of choroidal vascularity index, subfoveal choroidal thickness, and central subfield thickness in treatment-naïve eyes with cystoid macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion compared to unaffected fellow eyes

Great work!