The Scoop, December 2021

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Volume 1, December 1, 2021

The Eye & Ear Foundation Digital Newsletter Welcome to the inaugural issue of our digital newsletter, now coming to you monthly!

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Meet Our New Writer! Perhaps you’ve noticed a new byline and an increase in our writing materials. That’s all thanks to our new staff member, Lisa A. Goldstein. Since The Eye & Ear Foundation has grown, we created a new writer position to help support our efforts. Read more

2021 Muse Dinner and Ceremony Twenty years after its inception, the Muse Prize dinner and ceremony continues to be the biggest event of the year for The Eye & Ear Foundation. Read More

Donate Meet Our New Board Member! The Eye & Ear Foundation Board has a new addition. Margaretha Casselbrant, MD, PhD, and 2021 Albert C. Muse Award recipient for Excellence in Innovation and Service in Otolaryngology, was elected to the Board in September. This month’s meeting will be her first. Read More


Cornea Task Force

500th Robotic Surgery

After Dr. Jim Funderburgh passed away in 2019, the Cornea Task Force was created to continue his legacy. Its goal is to bring the clinical treatment of corneal stromal cells for corneal scarring to the United States.

Uma Duvvuri, MD, PhD, reached a new milestone this year. He was recognized for performing his 500th robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System.

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