2011 COS Awards of Excellence in Ophthalmic Research

The Canadian Ophthalmological Society congratulates the recipients of the 2011 awards:


  • 1st place
    Rates of change in patients with glaucoma and different patterns of optic disc damage
    Alexandre S. Reis, Paul H. Artes, Balwantray C. Chauhan, Marcelo T. Nicolela
  • 2nd place
    The feasibility of air travel for patients with scleral buckles and intraocular gas
    Jason Noble, Navapol Kanchanaranya, Robert G. Devenyi, Wai-Ching Lam
  • 3rd place
    Incidence of discordant temporal artery biopsies in the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis
    Bethany Durling, Andrew Toren, David Jordan, Steve Gilberg, Vivek Patel


  • 1st place
    Assessment of drusen and inflammatory mediators in the post-mortem human eye: An immunohistochemical study
    Kailun Jiang, Eleanor To, Jing Z. Cui, Joanne A. Matsubara
  • 2nd place
    Prevalence of depression and quality of life impairment in patients with age related macular degeneration
    Jamil Jivraj , Imran Jivraj, Christopher Rudnisky, Matthew Tennant
  • 3rd place
    Combined cataract and glaucoma surgery: endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation versus trabeculectomy
    Sheila A. Marco, Karim F. Damji, Christopher Rudnisky