Pawan Shahi, PhD, Receives McPherson ERI/David G. Walsh Research Travel Award

Bikash R. Pattnaik, PhD
Bikash R. Pattnaik, PhD
Pawan K. Shahi, PhD
Pawan K. Shahi, PhD

Congratulations to Pawan Shahi, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow in the Pattnaik Lab, who has been awarded a McPherson ERI/David G. Walsh Research Travel Award. This award provides funding for graduate students and postdocs from McPherson ERI members' research groups to attend conferences to present vision-related work and to advance educational and professional development opportunities. Dr. Shahi will attend the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Honolulu, HI from April 29 – May 3, 2018. His presentation is entitled, “Rescue of Kir7.1 function by gene augmentation in LCA16 patient derived iPSC-RPE cells."