Support the Department

We invite you to support the Department of Ophthalmology’s outstanding patient care programs, community health research and medical education. We greatly appreciate your generosity and partnership as we realize our vision of improving the health of individual patients and our community as a whole by providing high-quality, patient-centered, family-oriented health care.

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If you are interested in supporting our programs, please contact:
Silviya Aleksiyenko, M.P.A.
Senior Director of Development
(213) 610-8573

How You Can Help

Priorities include:

Discovering the future of medicine

Support for novel, innovative research provides investigators with opportunities to obtain data necessary for leveraging federal funding and bridging promising new discoveries to the clinic.

A philanthropic investment to seed new ideas and approaches would yield an enormous return in further funding and scientific advancement.

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Building a world-class research team

We hope to recruit world-class senior scientists and promising junior faculty members to add their voices to our collaborative conversations.
Faculty are encouraged to abandon their research silos and work together to study a variety of perspectives.

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Expanding state-of-the-art facilities

Your gift will ensure that scientists have access to the latest technology and resources to generate patient-specific disease models, study and explore underlying disease mechanisms, and discover new roads to cures.

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Training the next generation

We aim to attract top graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who can take full advantage of training in a 21st century academic environment.

Highly innovative interdisciplinary research is the norm. We provide generous funding and dedicated mentorship in order shape the next generation of exemplary scientists.

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