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Pilot Funding

Lotfi Merabet, OD, PhD, sitting in front of his computer.

Five Questions With Lotfi Merabet

April 12, 2022 | Our Sight and Science awardee talks visual impairment, vision, collaboration, and communication.

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Frank Sacks and three of his PhD students from Harvard School of Public Health stand in front of a poster, presenting their work at the International Symposium on Atherosclerosis in Amsterdam.

Five Questions with Frank Sacks

July 13, 2021 | A cardiovascular researcher discusses how funding has supported his work investigating cholesterol and cognitive heath.

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Colored drawing showing smoke pollution coming coming to city.

Toxic Impacts

June 2, 2021 | Investigators awarded pilot funding for innovative research on the deleterious effects of environmental toxins on human health.

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Paul Lizano stands next to his research assistant, who is staring at the computer and wearing a cap with wires on it.

Five Questions with Paulo Lizano

March 23, 2021 | A neuropsychiatrist discusses his novel treatment for visual hallucinations using electrical stimulation.

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Gang Lou sits in an office near an eye machine and holds a smartphone horizontal showing a pair of eyes and nose showing it a patient (whose back of the head and shoulder are visible).

Five Questions with Gang Luo

January 21, 2021 | Our Sight & Science pilot funding awardee discusses his research using smartphone technology to assist the visually impaired.

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George Gerber standing in front of whiteboard in classroom talking with a student.

New Phase of Microbiome Research

November 23, 2020 | Our pilot funding awardee discusses his work interrogating the microbiome to find answers about disease.

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Headshot of David Friedman in grey suit and light purple striped tie in front of a black background.

Five Questions with David Friedman

November 12, 2020 | The medical director of clinical research at Massachusetts Eye and Ear discusses his innovative work to treat glaucoma and his recent pilot award from Harvard Catalyst.

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Erica Kenney sitting at table in her home facing her computer and wearing headphones teaching via Zoom.

Five Questions with Erica Kenney

October 27, 2020 | Our pilot grant awardee discusses her research on preventing childhood obesity.

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