Thank you for donating to NANOS

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!

Wirtschafter Club  $1,000 - $2,499
  • Sophia Chung, MD and John Holds, MD (In honor of John McCrary, MD; General Fund), January 2022
  • James Corbett, MD (General Fund), January 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
  • 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
  • Julie Falardeau, MD (General Fund, NOVEL), February 2022
Hedges Club  $250 - $499
  • Tom Hedges, MD (General Fund), February 2022
  • Gerard Hershewe, DO (Carlow Young Investigator Award), March 2022
  • Ruth and Robert Lesser, MD (General Fund), February 2022
  • Patricia Johnston McNussen, MD (General Fund), May 2022
Zaret Society  $100 - $249
  • Mark Borchert, MD (General Fund), February 2022
  • Bahareh Hassanzadeh, MD (General Fund), March 2022
  • NEW! Valerie Elmalem, MD (General Fund), September 2022
Contributors  $1- $99
  • John Charley, MD (General Fund), March 2022
  • Robert Hogan, MD, PhD (General Fund), March 2022
  • Susiani Intan, MD (General Fund), March 2022
  • Piotr Molski, MD (NOVEL), January 2022



  • 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 Business Meeting/Banquet

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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NANOS members have successfully presented a poster on Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowships and Careers at the AAN Faculty and Trainee Reception at the AAN 2018 Annual Meeting.

Are you in search of a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship? Please visit our Fellowship page for openings.