Laboratory research at TOSI includes in vitro and in vivo studies on tear film biochemistry, microbiology and immunology, ocular surface wound healing, and inflammation including dry eye disease.
TOSI’s researchers are specialized in measuring and imaging of the ocular surface, and examining the impact of ocular surface disease on visual performance.
The University of Houston, College of Optometry seeks an outstanding scientist to work within The Ocular Surface Institute. This is a tenure-track position for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the either the Department of Clinical or Vision Sciences. Vision researchers at the University of Houston College of Optometry comprise a well-funded, vibrant and interactive community.
Several TOSI affiliates will be presenting their recent research findings at the upcoming annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) to be held in Denver May 3rd-7th 2015. Use the ARVO app to search when and where. We look forward to discussing out exciting new findings with you.
Please join us in congratulating our TOSI colleague Dr. David Berntsen who in the space of a couple of days learned that effective later this year he will be promoted to tenured associate professor at UHCO and that he and three UHCO colleagues have been awarded the prestigious UH "Group Teaching Excellence Award".