InMedicine (OUWB's Magazine)

Vision quest: Following $2 million reboot, OU/OUWB eye research program sees big things ahead

From new flooring to ultra-powerful microscopes, state-of-the-art imaging equipment and more, the Oakland University/OUWB eye research lab might seem unrecognizable to anyone who hasn’t visited it recently.

And that’s a good thing, says Mohamed Al-Shabrawey, M.D., lab director.

The reason?

After spending about $2 million to add people and equipment — and giving the whole space a general refresh — the OU/OUWB vision research program is ready to level up in terms of building international and national recognition, securing grant funding, and more.

“We’ve planted the seeds for many great things to come,” says Al-Shawbrawey.

“I feel very optimistic.”

(Only partial stories are posted here with hopes to provide a brief overview and introduction to my most recent work. The full version of this story may be found on the OUWB InMedicine site here.)

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