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NANOS does not have any formal restrictions on any awards/donations unless the donated amount is $10,000 or above. For additional information on restrictions, please contact




HOW? Donating to NANOS is not only rewarding but it is extremely EASY:

1.  DONATE ONLINE by clicking here (login or account set up is required) OR 

2.  MAIL/FAX DONATION by downloading the donation form here (Attn: Donations)

3. CREATE A FUNDRAISER on the NANOS Facebook page. Click here for detailed instructions.


WANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE someone who has inspired you? Make a donation in their honor or memory.


NANOS would like to thank the following individuals for their generous donations:

2022 DONORS are listed below

Donors who have made their contributions in 2022 will be recognized at our 2023 Annual Meeting.

Glaser Society $5,000 - $9,999

It could be you!

Lowenfeld council $2,500 - $4,999
  • Preston Calvert, MD (In honor of Neil R. Miller, MD; NOVEL), November 2022
Wirtschafter Club  $1,000 - $2,499
  • NEW! Susan C. Benes, MD (Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant), January 2023
  • Sophia Chung, MD and John Holds, MD (In honor of John McCrary, MD; General Fund), January 2022
  • James Corbett, MD (General Fund), January 2022
  • Kathleen Digre, MD (NOVEL), December 2022
  • NEW! Kathleen Digre, MD (NOVEL, In memoriam of H. Stanley Thompson, MD), February 2023
  • Edmond FitzGibbon, MD (General Fund, NOVEL), November 2022
  • Deborah Friedman, MD, (General Fund and NOVEL), November 2022
  • Benjamin Frishberg, MD (General Fund, Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant, Carlow Young Investigator Award), October 2022
  • NEW! Larry Frohman, MD (General Fund, in honor of Mark Kupersmith, MD), January 2023
  • Steven Hamilton, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Nafiseh Hashemi, MD (General Fund and NOVEL), December 2022
  • John Keltner, MD (In memoriam of Thomas J. Carlow, MD; Carlow Young Investigator Award Fund), April 2022
  • Melissa and Paul Ko, MD (Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant), March 2022
  • Melissa Ko, MD (In honor of Dr. Agnes Wong, General Fund, Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant), November 2022
  • NEW! Howard Krauss, MD (General Fund, In memoriam of John S. Kennerdell, MD), March 2023
  • Leah Levi, MBBS (Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant), December 2022
  • Nancy Newman, MD and Valerie Biousse, MD (In memoriam of Simmons Lessell, MD, General Fund), December 2022
  • Stephen Pollock, MD (General Fund and NOVEL), December 2022
  • Howard Pomeranz, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Prem Subramanian, MD, PhD (Carlow Young Investigator Award), December 2022
  • Sharon Tow, MD (General Fund, in honor of Neil Miller, MD), December 2022
  • University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (In memoriam of Thomas J. Carlow, MD; Carlow Young Investigator Award), January 2022
Averbuch-Heller Guild  $500 - $999
  • Adeela Alizai, MD (In honor of Robert Daroff, MD and Jonathon D. Trobe, MD; General Fund, NOVEL, Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant, James A. Sharpe), January 2022
  • Anthony Arnold, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Chantal Boisvert, MD (Carlow Young Investigator Award), November 2022
  • John Chen, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Julie Falardeau, MD (General Fund, NOVEL), February 2022
  • Christopher Glisson, DO, MS, FAAN (General Fund), December 2022
  • Sachin Kedar, MD (NOVEL, in honor of James J. Corbett, MD), December 2022
  • Ruth and Robert Lesser, MD (General Fund), February and November 2022
  • Heather Moss, MD, PhD (Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant), November 2022
  • Patricia Johnston McNussen, MD (General Fund), May and December 2022
  • NEW! Peter Quiros, MD (General Fund), April 2023
  • Lynn and Roy Meckler, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Mark Moster, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Valeria A. Purvin, MD (General Fund), October 2022
Hedges Club  $250 - $499
  • Joe Chacko, MD (General Fund, in honor of Dr. Byron Lam), December 2022
  • Tom Hedges, MD (General Fund), February 2022
  • Gerard Hershewe, DO (Carlow Young Investigator Award), March 2022
  • Faycal Mokhtari, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Torun Nurhan, MD (NOVEL, in memoriam of James Sharpe and Simmons Lessell), November 2022
  • Victoria Pelak, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Seema Sundaram, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Floyd A. Warren, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • NEW! Zoe Williams, MD (General Fund), January 2023
Zaret Society  $100 - $249
  • Andrew Berman, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Mark Borchert, MD (General Fund), February 2022
  • John A. Charley, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Yanjun Chen, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Fiona Costello, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Valerie Elmalem, MD (General Fund), September 2022
  • Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Bahareh Hassanzadeh, MD (General Fund), March 2022
  • Hong Jiang, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Sangeeta Khanna, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Andrew G. Lee, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Nancy Lombardo, MLS, October 2022
  • NEW! Edward A. Margolin, MD, FRCSC (General Fund), February 2023
  • Collin McClelland, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • Deborah Parish, MD, December 2022
  • Luis A. Serrano, MD (General Fund), October 2022
  • Harold E. Shaw Jr., MD (General Fund), October 2022
  • NEW! Roger Turbin, MD (General, NOVEL & Carlow Young Investigator Fund), March 2023
  • Min Wang, MD (General Fund), November 2022
  • A. Charles Winkelman, MD (General Fund), December 2022
Contributors  $1- $99
  • Aileen Antonio, MD, January 2022
  • Sherif Ahmed Kamel Ahmed Amer, MD (General Fund), October 2022
  • Marybeth Grazko, MD, January 2022
  • Robert Hogan, MD, PhD (General Fund), March 2022
  • Susiani Intan, MD (General Fund), March and December 2022
  • Sarkis Nazarian, MD (General Fund), December 2022
  • Piotr Molski, MD (General Fund, NANOS, and Carlow Young Investigator Award), November 2022
  • Pinar Aydin O'Dwyer, MD, PhD, FRCS (General Fund), December 2022
  • NEW! Julio A. Rodriguez-Padilla, MD (General Fund), January 2023



  • Every year NANOS offers a Pilot Research Grant program to stimulate investigator-initiated research in Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • NANOS advocates for you and the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology through our collaboration with AAO and AAN, as well as having our own voting delegate to the AMA
  • NANOS makes educational materials on NOVEL accessible for members
  • With the help of NANOS volunteers, NANOS puts on an exceptional program at our Annual Meeting and makes it affordable for students, residents, and fellows-in-training, which is fundamental for development of our field
  • NANOS funds the Thomas and Susan Carlow Young Investigator Award to encourage basic or clinical research in Neuro-Ophthalmology among young researchers
  • The funds raised for the Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant will support leadership development of those in early and mid-careers within NANOS. This grant recognizes the need to stimulate leadership development in diverse members of its community
  • NANOS supports the Best Abstract Awards that recognize the best poster or platform presentation by a resident, fellow-in-training, and student
  • and much more
    THANK YOU for making all this happen!

NANOS GIVES IN RETURN! Unless indicated as “anonymous,” all donations will be acknowledged as follows:

  • Posted on NANOS website
  • Posted in NANOS program and syllabus 
  • Onsite signage at Annual Meeting
  • Acknowledged during the Annual Meeting

If you value what NANOS represents and would like to support our initiatives and growth, please consider making a donation to NANOS today. 


  • Continue to flourish
  • Attract young neuro-ophthalmologists to our specialty
  • Foster research in neuro-ophthalmology 
  • Continue our high quality educational programs, and much more

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