Allyn Wins 2021 Prevent Blindness Research Fellowship Award

Posted: April 26, 2021
Megan Allyn
Megan Allyn, PhD student 


Congratulations to Megan Allyn on Receiving the 2021 Prevent Blindness Research Fellowship Award from the Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness! Megan is a PhD student in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, advised by Assistant Professor, Katelyn Swindle-Reilly (BME and CBE) and co-advised by Professor Andre Palmer (CME).

Allyn's proposal was selected for the Young Investigator Student Fellowship Award for Female Scholars in Vision Research. This award provides training support for future generations of outstanding female scientists committed to pursuing biomedical, behavioral or clinical research careers relevant to the mission of Prevent Blindness. Her research will assess novel therapeutic interventions for age-related macular degeneration including new therapeutics and extended release systems.