Dr S Shivaji received the 'Carl Woese Memorial Award' for excellence in microbiology research from the Association of Microbiologists of India on 19 September 2014 in Pune.
Parthasarathi Kalaiselvan and Shyam Sunder Tummanapalli won the grand prize for the South
Zone in the All India Coopervision quiz contest on
4 September 2014. Reekham Sahu, Contact Lens
resident, won the consolation prize.
Siddharth Dikshit's poster 'Glaucoma progression
on 24-2 versus 10-2 Humphrey visual field
examinations' won the best poster award at
Glaucoma Society of India's Annual Meeting at
Bhubaneswar, 12-14 September 2014.
Javed Ali delivered the Dr P Ranga Reddy
Endowment Lecture on "The Great Debate:
Approaches to Lacrimal Interventions" at the
annual conference of Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital,
13 September 2014.
Srinivas Mamamula's paper 'Population based
assessment of unilateral visual impairment in
south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh: Rapid
Assessment of Visual Impairment (RAVI) Project'
has been accepted for publication in Ophthalmic
Parthasarathi Kalaiselvan won the Best Poster
award for the session "Diagnostics" at 36th All
India Optometry Conference (AIOC) at Agra, 6-8
September 2014. Title: "Corneal Asphericity in
Normal and Keratoconus Eyes - Quadrant-wise
analysis"; Coauthors: Ashik Mohamed, Shyam
Sunder Tummanapalli and Pravin K Vaddavalli.
Vipin A Das has been invited to be Chief Advisor
to the newly initiated Healthcare Innovation Cell
in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of Telangana.
Ramesh Kekunnaya was invited to speak at the
Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium, 3-5
September 2014. This year's theme was 'Ocular
Motility' and had 22 speakers from UK, USA,
Europe, Australia, one each from India and Japan.
Alumnus Rajat Jain won the 'Suryanarayan Gold
Medal' for the best competitive paper at the Annual
Conference of the Rajasthan Ophthalmological
Society in Kota, 5-7 September 2014.
LVPEI was awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan India
Technology Innovation Leadership Award for Eye
Care Solutions. Dr G Chandra Sekhar received the
award on behalf of the Institute at Mumbai on 23