Bikash Pattnaik, PhD, Awarded Meriter Foundation Grant

Congratulations to Bikash Pattnaik, PhD, for his award of $17,000 from the Meriter Foundation for “The Role of Birth-Related Hormones in Retinopathy of Prematurity.” The overall goal of this project is to study how birth hormones play an important role in regulating growth and development by investigating how prematurity influences the signaling and abnormal eye development that is manifested in ROP.