Heather Moss, MD, PhD awarded Sybil B. Harrington Special Scholar Award by Research to Prevent Blindness
Heather E. Moss, MD, PhD, of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has received the RPB Sybil B. Harrington Special Scholar Award in the amount of $55,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases. RPB is the world’s leading voluntary organization supporting eye research. The award, part of RPB’s Special Scholar Program, is designed to support outstanding young scientists who are conducting research of unusual significance and promise. Dr. Moss’s research strives to elucidate markers of papilledema physiology that can be studied non-invasively and to ascertain their ability to predict future visual function in IIH and to guide clinical management with the goal of improving visual outcomes.
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