Our goals are to explore new models and strategies for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ocular anomalies by conducting patient-based clinical studies/trials, as well as translational research. We also provide training for young professionals who are interested in, or want to pursue careers in, clinical research. We welcome undergraduates, optometry students, and post-doctoral fellows to become involved with our research team. The availability of these positions is dependent on our active projects. Note: this page takes you to the School of Optometry website. Click the button below to learn more.Clinical Research Center
Berkeley Optometry offers current OD students a summer research training program funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), as well as an option to graduate with honors for students who choose to submit a research dissertation or a scholarly case report. Note: this page takes you to the School of Optometry website. Click the buttons below to learn more.
The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) pairs faculty who need research assistance with undergraduates eager to engage in advanced research. New research projects are listed each term. Academic credit is available. Click the button below to learn more.
The Vision Science Summer Undergraduate Research (ViSUR) Program is an 8-week in-person program that allows undergraduate students to work in a lab with a faculty advisor on a research project. Each student will receive a stipend of $4,000. Click the button below to learn more.